LSBA Board of Governors

At-Large Member
Ms. Julie Hayes Ferris

4870 Bluebonnet Blvd Ste A
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: (225) 490-3898
Fax: (225) 490-4691

Julie H. Kilborn is the interim state public defender for the Louisiana Public Defender Board (LPDB). She received a BS degree in criminal justice, magna cum laude, in 2001 from Louisiana College and her JD degree in 2004 from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where she was a member of the Louisiana Law Review and elected into the Order of the Coif. She was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 2004.
As the LPDB’s director of training, she designed and implemented a comprehensive public defender training program in Louisiana.

Julie is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Committee and is co-chair of the CLE Committee of the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

She is the mother of two children.

Ste. 300, 500 Laurel St., Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225)219-9305 • fax (225)219-3519

Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600