Marcus R. Clark
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Marcus R. Clark
Marcus R. Clark
Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court

November 19, 2009 - June 30, 2020
Chet D. Taylor
Personal details
Born (1956-02-24) February 24, 1956 (age 64)
Sulphur, Louisiana
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of Louisiana at Monroe (B.A.)
Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D.)

Marcus R. Clark (born February 24, 1956) is a former Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Early life and education

Marcus R. Clark was born on February 24, 1956, in Sulphur, Louisiana to Gerald and Hilda Clark. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from University of Louisiana at Monroe in 1982 and his Juris Doctor from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1985.[1][2]

Legal career

After graduating law school, he took a job with the Ouachita Parish District Attorney's Office and earned the title of Chief Felony Drug Prosecutor by 1990.[1]

Law enforcement career

From 1978-1982, he served as a Detective with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office in Monroe.[1][2]

State judicial career

In 1997, he became a District Judge to the Fourth Judicial District Court. While a district judge he served as a Drug Court Judge from 2000-2001 and as Chief Judge from 2004-2006.[1]

Louisiana Supreme Court service

In 2009, Clark was elected to the Louisiana Supreme Court.[1][2] In December 2019, Clark announced he was retiring effective June 30, 2020.[3][4]

Personal life

Clark is a registered Republican.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Justice Marcus R. Clark Associate Justice". Retrieved 2020.This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. ^ a b c "Louisiana Supreme Court Justice to serve as Louisiana Tech's commencement speaker". February 18, 2016. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ a b Hilburn, Greg (December 12, 2019). "Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Marcus Clark retiring in middle of term". Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ Simerman, John (December 12, 2019). "Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Marcus Clark to step down in June; election called for fall to fill seat". Retrieved 2020.

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Preceded by
Chet D. Taylor


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