Term Ends: 2022
J. Michael “Mike” McDonald is a judge on the Louisiana Court of Appeal First Circuit. He works in the Second District. His current term expires on December 31, 2022. McDonald is a 1976 graduate of LSU Law School.McDonald previously practiced law for ten years and has been a district court judge in the 19th Judicial District Court for fifteen years before being elected to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in 2003. McDonald is a native of Baton Rouge and is a McDonald is a 1976 graduate of LSU Law School.