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Lake Charles

Edwin F. Hunter, Jr. U.S. Courthouse 

Parishes: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, & Vernon

Hours & Contact information

All offices are closed on Federal Holidays

Phone: (337) 437-3870 
Fax: (337) 437-3873 

Hours: 8:00 am until noon, and 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm (Phones answered until 5:00 pm)



The Edwin F. Hunter, Jr. Federal Building is located in the 600 block of Broad Street, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The entrance to the courthouse faces Broad Street.

I-10 West - Take the Enterprise Blvd. Exit, left on Enterprise to Broad Street, right on Broad. Go about six (6) blocks. The Federal Building is on the right.

I-10 East - Take the Lakeshore Drive Exit. At the second curve, stay in left lane and continue on Broad Street. Go about four (4) blocks. The Federal Building is on the left.

Hwy. 171 North - Take Hwy. 171 to Broad Street. Turn right on Broad Street and go about two (2) miles. The Federal Building is on the right.


There is patron parking on the East side of the building, and the courthouse is easily accessible from several highway exits.


Street Address: 

611 Broad St.
Lake Charles,LA 70601
(337) 437-3870 


While the Lake Charles building is able to receive mail, it is still closed to the public.

Mailing Address: 

Edwin F. Hunter, Jr. Federal Building
611 Broad St.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Lake Charles Courthouse