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J. Schuyler Marvin

District Attorney

J. Schuyler Marvin was elected District Attorney for Bossier and Webster Parishes on November 5, 2002 and assumed office on January 13, 2003; and begin his second term in 2008, without opposition.

He received his BS degree from Louisiana State University and his JD from Southern University School of Law in Baton Rouge, LA.

Schuyler is the son of Mrs. Rebecca (Campbell) Marvin and the late Second Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Charles A. "Corky" Marvin.  He has spent most of his professional career in the trenches as a prosecutor.   Prior to his election as District Attorney, Schuyler served as an assistant district attorney prosecuting hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases.  He obtained numerous convictions for murder, rape, armed robbery, narcotics dealing, domestic violence, child abuse and molestation, and drunk driving.

Schuyler serves on the board of various community organizations.  He is a member of the Bossier Chamber of Commerce, a member of the National District Attorney's Association, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana District Attorney's Association, North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory Commission, Ware Youth Center and is President of the Board of Directors of the Gingerbread House Bossier/Caddo Children's Advocacy Center. 

He is a frequent guest speaker.  He has lectured at the Attorney General's Justice of the Peace Training Conference and taught fellow law enforcement officials at the North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy regarding the criminal court process, courtroom procedure and preparation for testimony.

Among other honors and recognitions, Schuyler recently received the Martin Luther King Civil Rights Award for Law for his extraordinary service and contribution to making Bossier and Webster Parishes safer places to live, raise our families and worship.

Throughout his legal career, he has worked to protect public safety and expand the rights of crime victims.

Schuyler and his wife, Jodi Comeaux Marvin, have three children, Sam, Kate, and Camille. They attend the First United Methodist Church in Minden, LA.


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