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Meet Attorney Clay Walker

Clay Walker is a fifth generation Shreveporter who has worked in Juvenile Justice for 21 years. Since 2011, he has been the Director of Juvenile Services for Caddo Parish, overseeing Juvenile Detention and Probation. Working with Law Enforcement and the Caddo Parish School System, Clay looks to focus on public safety and prevention. To learn more, follow the campaign on Facebook or subscribe below.

Awards & Recognition

  • Louisiana Bar Association's Pro Bono Publico Award 2006
  • Volunteers for Youth Justice "Shining Star" in 2007
  • Louisiana Bar Association's Leadership Team 2008
  • Shreveport Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 in 2008
  • National¬†Juvenile Justice Network's Leadership in Juvenile Justice Reform 2010
  • Catherine LaFleur Legal Advocacy for Children in Louisiana Award 2010
  • Professor Lucy McGough Juvenile Justice Award 2012
  • Don E. Wydra Award for work in Juvenile Delinquency 2017

Volunteering & Community Boards

  • American Marine Institute
  • Caddo Parish School Board's Transformation Zone Advisory Council
  • Geaux4Kids -- Geaux Bags
  • Louisiana Bar Association's Children's Law Committee
  • Louisiana Bar Association's Criminal Justice Committee
  • Louisiana Children's Code Committee
  • Louisiana Legislative Task Force for Juvenile Detention Center Standards
  • Louisiana Legislative Task Force for Legal Representation in Child Protection Cases
  • Louisiana Legislative Task Force for School Discipline Reform
  • Robinson Film Center
  • Samaritan Counseling Center
  • Shreveport Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section
  • Southern Juvenile Defender Center Advisory Board
  • Volunteers for Youth Justice Teen Court Judge

Achievements & Collaboratives

As Caddo Parish Director,
  • Juvenile Detention is down 35%
  • State Incarceration is down 53%
  • Juvenile Crime is down 30%
  • School-Based Arrests are down 61%
  • Master Trainer in Adverse Childhood Experiences.¬† Over 125 presentations to nearly 3,000 educators, juvenile justice and mental health professionals
  • Led a statewide team drafting the standards for legal representation in Juvenile Delinquency and Child Protection cases
  • Created a Multi-Disciplinary Team for northwest Louisiana to combat Human Trafficking
  • Created a Juvenile Crime Committee for Caddo and Bossier Parishes

Endorsements


Attorneys

Reginald W. Abrams

Mike Adams

James Askew

Troy Bain

Julie Blewer

John Bokenfohr

James Bolin

Marianne Boston

Nichole Buckle

Drew Burnham

Nelson Cameron

James Campbell

Arthur R. Carmody, Jr.

Elizabeth Carmody

Michael Carmody

Reginald Cassibry

Merritt Chastain, Jr.

Walter Clawson

Sidney Cook

James Cowles

John T. Cox, Jr.

Lisa Cronin

Randy Davidson

Philip Downer III

Neil Erwin

Bill Fleming

Melissa Flores

Carl Franklin

John Frazier

Joseph Greenwald Sr.

Broocks Greer

Sam Gregorio

Charles Grubb

Paxson Guest

Al Hand

Jerald Harper

Lake Hearne

David Hemken

Brian Homza

Leland G. Horton

John Hussey

T. Haller Jackson III

Sam Jenkins

Bernard Johnson

Harry Johnson

Robert Johnson

Allison Jones

Curtis Joseph

Bill Kalmbach

John Kalmbach

William Kendig

Sarah Kirkpatrick

Drake Lee

Laurie Lyons

James Madison

John M. Madison, Jr.

Kevin McCrary

Robert McKenzie

James McMichael

Kay Medlin

Taunton Melville

Malcom S. Murchison

Cameron Nelson

John Nickelson

Joseph Odom

Perry Pringle

John Ratcliff

Herschel E. Richard Jr.

Michael Riddick

L. Havard Scott, III

Logan Schroeder

Marty Stroud

Grant Summers

Henry C Walker

Vicki Warner

Alex Washington

Don Weir, Jr

Jeff Weiss

Shante Wells

Donald B. Wiener

Brad Wilkerson

David Wilkes

Greg Wilkes

Steve Yancey