Qualifications

Sherb SentellProfessional Qualifications

  • Graduated from LSU Law School with Honors in top 3% of class (5th out of 190)
  • Inducted into LSU Law School Hall of Fame, published author in the Louisiana Law Review Journal, Flory Trial winner, four separate awards for highest grade in his law school class
  • Assistant District Attorney, 26th Judicial District, Webster Parish with more than 12 years experience in the prosecution of rape, robbery, murder, burglary, sex offenses against children and other felony and misdemeanor cases
  • Never lost a jury trial in over 12 years as Assistant District Attorney
  • Law Partner at Sentell Law Firm, L.L.C., primary focus on civil practice, but also handled defense of criminal matters prior to being hired as an Assistant District Attorney
  • Former Law Clerk (assistant) for Federal Judge Donald E. Walter
  • Civil and criminal experience in Minden City Court, District Courts, Court of Appeal and has argued several cases before the Louisiana Supreme Court

Community Service

  • Past Chairman, Minden—South Webster Chamber of Commerce
  • Advisory Director, Board of Directors, Citizens National Bank
  • Board of Governors, Minden Medical Center
  • Past President, Webster Parish Bar Association
  • Co-Founder, Webster Education Endowment Fund, Inc. (WEEF) established to recognize and reward teachers
  • Former volunteer Fireman, District 10;
  • Former Rescue Diver Webster Parish Scuba Rescue Team
  • Member, First United Methodist Church, Minden
  • National Rifle Association (Life member since 1990)
  • Board Member, Minden Lions Club
  • Member, American Legion

Military ServiceSentell Command Photo

  • Colonel, United States Army Reserve, over 24 years of service (over 5 on active duty)*
  • Masters Degree, United States Army War College (2013)
  • Combat Veteran (Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom) with two Bronze Star Medals
  • United States Army Airborne RANGER
  • General Douglas MacAuthur Leadership Award Recipient
  • Distinguished Graduate, Officer Advanced Course
  • Distinguished Military Graduate, Davidson College, N.C.

 

* Sherb Sentell is a Colonel in the Army Reserve. Neither the use of his military rank nor photographs in uniform imply endorsement by the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.