The Office of the District Attorney for the 19th Judicial District, Parish of East Baton Rouge, Louisiana
 

Organization of the District Attorney's Office

The Office of the District Attorney is comprised of 155 prosecutors, investigators, and administrative staff.  In a typical year we receive approximately 25,000 criminal complaints.  Our office is organized for vertical prosecution, which means that the prosecutor assigned to a case will prosecute that case from beginning (an indictment or bill of information) to end (conviction and sentencing).

First Assistant District Attorney

The First Assistant District Attorney is responsible for supervising all of the operations of the office of the district attorney. She also serves as district attorney in the absence of the elected district attorney, prosecutes criminal cases involving police misconduct, and manages our legal obligations to the Grand Jury of the Parish of East Baton Rouge.

First Assistant District Attorney
City Hall
222 St. Louis Street, Suite 550
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Tel. (225) 389-3400

Litigation

The Chief of Litigation is responsible for supervising the violent crime prosecutions developed by the District Attorney's Violent Crime and Crime Strategies Units and all major cases being prosecuted in our trial and juvenile sections.  These major cases typically involve capital murders in which the maximum sentence is death or life in prison.  She is also responsible for continuing development of the litigation skills of the District Attorney's career prosecution staff.

Chief of Litigation
City Hall
222 St. Louis Street, Suite 550
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Tel. (225) 389-3400

Special Prosecutions

The Chief of Special Prosecutions supervises cases designated by the District Attorney as requiring special prosecution skills.

Chief of Special Prosecutions
City Hall
222 St. Louis Street, Suite 550
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Tel. (225) 389-3400

Administration

The Chief of Administration is responsible for supervising the administrative functions of the office.

Chief of Administration
City Hall
222 St. Louis, St., Suite 550
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Tel. (225) 389-3400

 

 
   
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