Judge Thomas J. Kliebert, Jr., District Judge for the 23rd Judicial District is the son of the late Judge Thomas J. Kliebert and Agnes “Ruby” Kliebert of Paulina, Louisiana. Married to Mary Schott for over 30 years, Judge Kliebert and his wife have three (3) children.
Judge Kliebert is a 1973 graduate of Holy Cross High School and a 1978 graduate of Loyola University. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in 1981. His work experience prior to his election to the bench includes the 23rd Judicial District Indigent Defender Program, 23rd Judicial District Attorney’s Office for 12 years, 5 ½ of those years serving as 1 st Assistant District Attorney. Judge Kliebert has also served as a probation monitor for the Louisiana Bar Association.
Judge Kliebert is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association, 23rd Judicial District Bar Association, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal Board member, and District Court Judges Association Member.