Hon. John W. Greene, Retired

Mediator & Arbitrator


Judge Greene was a partner in the firm of Burns, Greene and Farmer. Elected Judge, Division D, 22nd Judicial District in St. Tammany and Washington Parishes and served from 1976 to 1997. Appointed as Judge ad hoc on the 1st and 5th Circuit Courts of Appeal. Served on faculty for Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel trial advocacy seminar and on faculty for LSU Law Center Trial Advocacy Course. Lectured at Tulane continuing legal education seminars and Louisiana Bar Association Bridging the Gap seminar for young lawyers. Served on faculty for Louisiana Judicial College New Judges Orientation Seminar.


  • B.S., Louisiana State University, 1962
  • J.D., Louisiana State University Law Center, 1966


Louisiana Bar Association

American Judicature Society

American Judges Association

Judicial Fellow with the Louisiana Bar Foundation

Past Member of Judicial Long Range Planning Subcommittee

DWI Review Board

Health and Human Resources Liaison Committee

Executive Committee of the Louisiana District Judges Association

Evidence Code Advisory Committee and Civil Bench Book Committee


Selected for Who’s Who in American Law

Appointed to Louisiana State Board of Ethics in 2001 for a five year term; reappointed in 2006 to another five year term

Louisiana Arbitrators