LSBA Board of Governors

Eighth Board District
Hon. Karelia Rachelle Stewart

501 Texas St Ste 300 D
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318) 226-6812
Fax: (318) 429-7615

Karelia R. Stewart is a prosecutor in the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office where she handles felony drug cases, inclusive of judge and jury trials. She is the section chief of the Drug Division in the District Attorney’s Office. She received her undergraduate degree, cum laude, in 2001 from Dillard University and her JD degree in 2004 from Loyola University College of Law. She was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 2006.

Karelia has served as an at-large member of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s (LSBA) Board of Governors, as the District 8 representative on the LSBA’s Young Lawyers Division Council, and as a member of the LSBA’s House of Delegates representing the First Judicial District, Caddo Parish. She is a member of the LSBA’s Committee on the Profession, the Access to Justice Committee and the Criminal Justice Committee and has served on the Committee to Review Proposed Changes to the Louisiana Bar Exam.

She is a past president of the Shreveport Bar Association’s (SBA) Young Lawyers Section, and a member of the SBA’s Women Section, the Black Lawyers Association of Shreveport-Bossier, the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court and the Louisiana State Law Institute. She was recently selected by her peers as a “Top Lawyer” in Shreveport.

Karelia is a board member of the River City Repertory Theater and Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center. She volunteers for community service projects of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier and LANO’s Community Class and works with the Teen Club Group, an after-school program of Volunteers of America offering students career guidance. She was selected by the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce as a member of the 2008 class of “40 Under 40” young professionals.

She is married to Frederick Green.

501 Texas St., Shreveport, LA 71101
(318)226-6998, ext. 1070 • fax (318)226-6204

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