Judges

Adam Haney

Judge Adam J. Haney

The Honorable Adam J. Haney was elected to East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Court in 2014. Judge Haney began his legal career as an Associate Attorney at Shows, Cali, Berthelot and Walsh. Prior to his election, he served as the Chief Gang Prosecutor and Chief Homicide Prosecutor for the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s Office. In that capacity he worked with law enforcement, community groups, and service providers in a successful effort to lower homicide rates in East Baton Rouge Parish through the BRAVE (Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination) project. Judge Haney is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans (2000) and the Paul M. Hebert Law Center (2006).

Judge Grover

JUDGE gail grover

The Honorable Gail Grover was elected Judge of East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Court, Division “B” in October 2019.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Northwestern State University in 1995 and her Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University Law Center in 1998.

Prior to being elected judge, Judge Grover held positions at local and state levels that positively impact the lives of youth and families from cradle to adulthood. Judge Grover served as Assistant District Attorney in East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office, Juvenile Section from 1999 to 2009, Director of East Baton Rouge Department of Juvenile Services, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge, and Assistant Secretary for Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice. 

Judge Grover was born in Washington, D.C., and after graduating Oxon Hill High School in 1981, she honorably served in the United States Army for more than 8 years in the field of nuclear weapons. Judge Grover is a servant-leader and seeks to make a difference in lives of the next generation. She serves in youth ministries and on several boards and committees of youth-serving organizations.