Term Ends: 2026
Party: R

Michael “Mike” Pitman is a judge of the 1st Judicial District in Caddo Parish, Louisiana. He was re-elected without opposition in 2008 for a six-year term that ended on December 31, 2014. He is married to fellow Judge Frances Pitman. He was re-elected in 2014 for a term beginning on January 1, 2015 and expiring on December 31, 2020. Pitman graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and earned his J.D. from Louisiana State University Law. Pitman previously served as an assistant district attorney in Caddo and Bossier Parishes, where he specialized in prosecuting high-profile felonies. He also had a civil legal practice, was a certified family law mediator and spent nine years teaching criminal law at Louisiana State University Shreveport.