Division B - Judge Kelli TerrelL Temple


Kelli Terrell Temple graduated from Robert E Lee High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She received a B.S in Accounting from Southern University in 1990. She spent seven years practicing in the field of accounting before entering LSU Law School. After law school, she worked as an Assistant District Attorney in East Baton Rouge Parish, had a private practice where she primarily handled civil matters, was a licensed real estate broker, and did disaster recovery work after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. She was elected Baton Rouge City Court Judge in 2009. She is married to Collis Temple, Jr., and has one daughter, Colleen.

Professional & Business Affiliations

  • American Judges Association
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Louis A. Martinet Legal Society
  • Louisiana City Judges Association
  • Louisiana Judicial Council of the National Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association

Civic Affiliations

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Jack and Jill of America, Inc
  • Junior League of Baton Rouge
  • Member of Mt. Zion First Baptist Church