Representative Katrina R. Jackson
Katrina R. Jackson was elected to the legislature in 2011 to represent the constituents of this district which covers parts of Ouachita and Morehouse Parishes. She is now serving her second term as state representative. Her final eligibility to serve as State Representative will expire in 2020.
During the 2011-2015 term, Representative Jackson served as a member of the Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development; Committee on Commerce; Committee on Health and Welfare; and the House Executive Committee. She was an ad hoc member of the House Committee on Appropriations; Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget; and the Committee on House and Governmental Affairs. Rep. Jackson served as Chair of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus for two two-year terms. Representative Jackson also serves as a member of the Supreme Court Advisory Committee.
Prior to being elected, Ms. Jackson received a Bachelor's degree in Pre-Law and Legal Studies from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and a Juris Doctor degree in 2004, from Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge. Ms. Jackson is a former legislative staff member of the Louisiana House of Representatives where she served as the attorney for the House Committee on Labor & Industrial Relations and as Executive Director of Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus. She is a graduate of Leadership 2000. Attorney Jackson honed her skills and talents as a practicing attorney with the Law Offices of Willie Hunter, Jr.
In 2012, Ms. Jackson opened her private law firm, Katrina R. Jackson LLC, Monroe, Louisiana. In February, 2016, Ms. Jackson joined The Downs Law Firm, with locations in Bastrop and Monroe. In May, 2017, Attorney Jackson re-established her own law firm, Katrina R. Jackson, LLC.
Her family worships at Riverside Missionary Baptist Church in Monroe, LA