Lewis H. Pitman Jr., J.D. ’82, was elected as district court judge for the 16th Judicial District, which includes St. Martin, Iberia, and St. Mary parishes. He took office on Jan. 1, 2017. In a Q&A with The Daily Iberian, Pitman says he worked as an attorney in the Village of Loreauville from 1984 until April 2015. He also served 18 years as a public defender for the 16th Judicial District.