Contact: Cleve Dunn, Jr.
Phone: (225) 921-1788
Colette M. Greggs Qualifies as a Candidate for Judge in the 19th Judicial District on the First
Day of Qualifying
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana-Colette M. Greggs, Esq. was accompanied by her two sons, Jamal
Greggs Russell and Kyle Greggs Russell, as she qualified on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 as a
candidate for judge in the 19th Judicial District Court, Section XXVII (27), Division A.
Ms. Colette M. Greggs, Esq. graduated from Southern University Laboratory School in
Scotlandville, LA. After graduating, Ms. Greggs attended Southern University, a land grant
college, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude. She
went on to attend Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, where she earned her Masters of Business
Administration degree with an emphasis in Finance, Summa Cum Laude. In May 2006, she
earned her Juris Doctorate from Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, LA.
After graduating from Southern University Law Center and passing the bar, Ms. Greggs has
worked tirelessly as an assistant public defender. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Greggs
worked as an accountant for the Louisiana Leadership Institute in Baton Rouge, LA where she
maintained financial records, scheduled events, and maintained payroll records. Ms. Greggs
worked as a senior claims specialist for State Farm Insurance, Baton Rouge, LA, a contact cost
administrator for Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Baltimore, MD, and an accountant with the
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Ms. Greggs is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar
Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Louis A. Martinet Legal
Society, Toastmaster International- Miracle Place Club #857245 and Alpha Kappa Alpha
About Colette M. Greggs, Esq.: Ms. Greggs www.voteforcolettegreggs.com is the daughter of
the late Dr. Isaac “DOC” Greggs, famed director of the Southern University A & M College
“Human Jukebox” Marching Band. She is the mother of two sons, Jamal Greggs Russell and
Kyle Greggs Russell, both of Baton Rouge, LA. Ms. Colette Greggs has vowed that as a judge
in East Baton Rouge Parish, she will be firm but fair. She comes to the race with experience as a
practicing civil and criminal law attorney in East Baton Rouge Parish district and city courts.
Ms. Greggs remains a dedicated and devoted member of the East Baton Rouge Parish