Term Ends: 2026
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Van H. Kyzar is a judge on the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal. He was elected to this court in November 2016 for a term that began on January 1, 2017 and ends on December 31, 2026.

Kyzar was previously a district attorney in Louisiana’s Tenth Judicial District. He has 20 years of experience as the senior partner in a private law firm. Kyzar received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northwestern State University in 1979 and his J.D. from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1983.

Van Kyzar and his wife Theresa, a professor of nursing at NSU, are parents of five sons ranging in age from 33 to 22 and have three grandchildren.