Mekisha Creal, Shreveport City Attorney, to resign effective August 14

According to a document acquired by Heliopolis, Shreveport City Attorney Mekisha Creal, Esq. will resign her post effective Friday, August 14, 2020.

“I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunity to serve the City of Shreveport as City Attorney under your administration,” Creal wrote in her letter of resignation. “The experience has allowed me to expand my discipline and utilize my talents in exceptional ways.”

Creal’s exit comes just weeks after another resignation, Alonzo P. Jackson, assistant city attorney, and subsequent resignation of assistant city attorney Courtney Harris. You can learn more here about him.

Mekisha was selected in 2018 by Mayor-elect Adrian Perkins to replace former city attorney William Bradford, who served under the Tyler administration since 2015 . Prior to working with the Perkins administration, she been with the district attorney’s office since 2012, most recently serving as Section Chief.