According to our partners at The News-Star, retired Judge Larry Lolley of Monroe, who spent decades on the bench, died Sunday after a short illness. He was 71.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Lolley grew up in southern Monroe and worked his way through Loyola Law School by driving a cab in New Orleans, often talking about his days “as a hack” with his friends.
Lolley began his judicial career after being elected to the Monroe City Court bench. He was then elected to serve on the 4th District Court before winning a seat on the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal in 2003.
He retired from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal in 2017.
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