WASHINGTON–U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and John Kennedy (R-LA) released a statement following the judicial confirmations of Greg Guidry to the Eastern District of Louisiana and James Cain, Jr. to the Western District of Louisiana in Lake Charles which has been without a district judge for almost two years.
“Justice Guidry is exceptionally qualified, having served our state well for decades and will undoubtedly continue to do so in this new position,” said Dr. Cassidy. “Mr. Cain has the extensive legal experience, temperament, and sense of fairness needed for this position.”
“After clerking for a judge and practicing law for 12 years, Mr. Cain is ready to step into a judgeship that has been vacant for two years. I’m pleased that he was confirmed to be the U.S. judge for the Western District of Louisiana,” said Senator Kennedy. “Justice Guidry distinguished himself as a Louisiana Supreme Court justice and as a prosecutor. He will serve the state well.