Shreveport Bar Association’s Krewe of Justinian

by Jimmy Franklin

I hope this finds you all safe and healthy. Just after Justinian XXVI came to a conclusion, our world quickly changed.  We learned of a new dangerous virus, Covid-19. In order to allow our health care system to have a chance to catch up we began a lockdown that was projected to last two weeks. Things escalated quickly and all events for 2020 were canceled. For a while we had hoped that things would improve so that we could have Mardi Gras Bals and Parades. But that was not to be. Justinian XXVII ended before it even began.

Finally, the world is beginning to reopen, and we have hopes of having a full year for Mardi Gras. Planning for Justinian XXVIII is underway. Coronation is presently scheduled for August 6, 2021, at Sam’s Town. Our Grand Bal is scheduled   for   Friday, January 21, 2022, at the Horseshoe Riverdome.

At this point, it would be very helpful for you to immediately send in your membership application. Also, while we had no income, we still had some expenses last year. There is a place on the membership application for a voluntary contribution to offset losses from last year. The requested donation is $150.00. Of course, any amount would be appreciated and helpful.

Future notices will be sent by email. Please make sure to include your email address on your application. You are welcome to add an additional email address to ensure you receive notices.

Thank you in advance for your prompt attention to your membership and for supporting the Krewe of Justinian!

We need your financial support, we need your involvement, and most of all your prayers for a healthy and successful year.

Thank you for your help!

Captain Jimmy Franklin
Justinian XXVIII, “How Sweet It Is!!!”

Coronation Bal

Friday, August 6 @ 7:30pm — Black Tie
Sam’s Town

  • 43Days
  • 13Hours
  • 23Minutes

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About Justinian


The Krewe of Justinian was formed in 1994 for area attorneys, judges, and other persons interested in the legal affairs of the community to participate in and promote the celebration of Mardi Gras in the Ark-La-Tex.