Our Clerk of Court



Mike has been with the Caddo Clerk's Office since 1978. In 1987, he was named Supervisor of the Civil Department, and in 2000, he became an Office Administrator under Gary Loftin. In 2008, he was named Chief Deputy Clerk of Court. He ran for Clerk in 2015 and was unopposed. He took office on July 1, 2016. Mike was recently honored by the Caddo Parish Commission, Shreveport City Council, Sheriff Steve Prator and the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association for 40 years of service to the Court and Public.

Mike is a certified Clerk of Court obtaining over 200 educational hours with LSU continuing education, and he also instructs at many Clerk Institutes. He is on the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association Board of Directors. He is an inaugural member of the Domestic Violence task force under Rachel Scott and is a facilitator of the Caddo Pathway to Prosperity Second Chance Initiative along with Commissioner Stormy Gage-Watts. Mike was also on the School Board of St. John Berchmans Cathedral School and recipient of the Medal of Honor at St. John Berchmans Church.

Mike is married to the former Terri Gilbert and is the father of one daughter, Kelli Spence Snyder, PHD, D-PT, and the proud grandfather of Abigail and Sam. He attended Fair Park High School and LSU-Shreveport before coming to the Clerk's Office in 1978. He has been a volunteer baseball coach for Huntington High School, Southwood High School and Loyola College Prep, serving as Head Softball Coach for five years and assistant baseball coach at Loyola for seven. Mike was inducted into the Loyola Wall of Honor in 2021.

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