City Council District 5
Councilman Glenn Lazard represents Lafayette City Council District 5, the seat to which he was elected in 2019. He has been engaged in the private practice of law for the past 25 years. Councilman Lazard is also an honorably-discharged veteran of the United States Army.
Councilman Lazard has an extensive record of community and civic involvement. He is a member of and holds leadership positions in several legal organizations that provide free legal education and assistance to the community. He has also been very actively involved in the criminal justice reform movement. Councilman Lazard has previously served on the boards of directors of several nonprofit community organizations, including SMILE Community Action Agency and Lafayette Neighborhoods Economic Development Corporation. He has been a frequent volunteer in public schools, having previously served as the volunteer trial advocacy coach at Northside High School for six (6) years. Councilman Lazard has also served as a mentor for at- risk students.
Councilman Lazard holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a juris doctorate from the Southern University Law Center. He has received numerous awards for his service in the community, including the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award from the Diocese of Lafayette, the Trailblazer Award from the Greater Southwest Louisiana Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Men of Excellence Award. Councilman Lazard is married to Elaine Boyd Lazard, a retired educator.
Office Phone: (337) 291-5105
Fax: (337) 291-8822