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Lake Charles

Edwin F. Hunter, Jr. U.S. Courthouse  (PLEASE NOTE: Due to damage caused by Hurricane Laura to the Edwin F. Hunter, Jr. U.S. Courthouse, please route all mail and phone calls to the Lafayette Division.)


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


Hours & Contact information

All offices are closed on Federal Holidays

Phone: (337) 437-3870 (337) 593-5000
Fax: (337) 437-3873 (337) 593-5027

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

Drop Box Hours - 24/7


Directions

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PLEASE NOTE: The Edwin F. Hunter, Jr. Federal Bulding was damaged by Hurricane Laura and is not currently accessible.  Please route all mail, phone calls, or visits to the Lafayette Division.

The Edwin F. Hunter, Jr. Federal Building is located in the 600 block of Broad Street, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. For after hours filing, a drop box is located outside the building to the right of the main entrance doors. 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.
 

Parking

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

 

Street Address: 

800 Lafayette Street, Suite 2100
Lafayette Louisiana 70501
(337) 593-5000

***Temporary street address due to damage to the Edwin F. Hunter, Jr. U.S. Courthouse caused by Hurricane Laura.

Mailing Address: 

John M. Shaw United States Courthouse
800 Lafayette Street, Suite 2100
Lafayette Louisiana 70501

***Temporary mailing address due to damage to the Edwin F. Hunter, Jr. U.S. Courthouse caused by Hurricane Laura.

Lake Charles Courthouse