Judge Donald R. Johnson is a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In 1972, he graduated from Southern University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. In 1982 he earned his Juris Doctor degree from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert School of Law, Immediately after graduation, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney with the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s Office. During this period, he opened a private law office until his election to the City Court of Baton Rouge in 1999. In 2006, he was elected to the 19th Judicial District Court. He has served on Drug and Criminal divisions, and is currently serving in the Civil and Traffic divisions. Read more about Judge Johnson.