Judge Pitcher is a senior partner in the Baton Rouge office of Phelps Dunbar, LLP. He is a former trial and appellate court judge with approximately 15 years of judicial service. His practices-areas include: commercial, appellate and toxic tort litigation, insurance coverage and alternative dispute resolution. He received his mediation certification through Mediation Arbitration Professional Systems and has successfully mediated several hundred cases and conflicts. He served on the Louisiana Supreme Court as an associate justice ad hoc by appointment of the Supreme Court. He served as chancellor and professor of law of Southern University Law Center, where he taught alternative dispute resolution from 2003-2015.
American, National and Baton Rouge Bar Associations
Board of Directors: Boys Hope/Girls Hope of Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish School System Foundation
Public Affairs Research Council (PAR)