SHREVEPORT/BOSSIER CITY, La. — Retired Judge Stephen V. Callaway was sworn-in as the newest member of the Caddo-Bossier Parishes Port Commission. Judge Callaway (Ret.) officially took his new seat at the Port Commission’s meeting on November 13. Callaway was selected by the Caddo Parish Commission to serve on the Port Commission to fulfill the rest of the unexpired term for Captain Thomas F. Muphy.
After 28 years as Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, Judge Callaway retired from the bench. Judge Callaway practiced law in Shreveport as a partner in the firm of Burnett, Sutton, Walker and Callaway for 13 years before becoming bankruptcy judge. Judge Callaway is a graduate of C.E. Byrd High School, and he received his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University. He also served in the Marine Corps Reserve, where he attained the rank of E-5 Sergeant.
“Judge Callaway’s resume speaks volumes of the attributes he brings to the Port Commission,” said Port Commission President Walter O. Bigby Jr. “His years on the bench and as an attorney will help the Port Commission navigate new projects, including the expansion of utilities to the west side of the Port campus. We look forward to working with Judge Callaway in the coming years.”
The 4,000-acre Port of Caddo-Bossier is located at the head of navigation on the Red River Waterway in Northwest Louisiana. An inland multimodal transportation and distribution center, The Port works hand in hand with the port system of Louisiana to successfully link customers throughout the Ark-La-Tex region to domestic and international markets via the Mississippi River (the nation’s largest river system) and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.