The Office of the

Lafourche Parish District Attorney


Main Office: (985) 447-2003

Child Support: (985) 448-3422

Galliano Office: (985) 632-5568


Main Office: Mon-Fri, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Child Support: Mon-Fri, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Galliano Office: Tue, 9am – 12pm | Thurs, 9am – 3pm

Kristine Russell

Lafourche Parish District Attorney

Kristine Russell was born and raised in Thibodaux, Louisiana. She graduated from Edward Douglas White High School, Nicholls State University, and Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Following her graduation from law school, Kristine began working with the law firm of Morvant and Cavell. Her practice focused on insurance defense and family law. In 1999, Kristine opened her own law practice and continued to work mainly in the area of family law. She also taught Family Law for several years at Nicholls State University.

About Our Office

The Lafourche Parish District Attorney, Kristine Russell, or her designated assistant, has charge of every criminal prosecution by the state in her district. She is also the representative of the state before the grand jury in her district, and is the legal advisor to the grand jury.


District Attorney Russell is the statutory legal advisor to the Parish Government and to all Parish Boards and Commissions. In her capacity as legal advisor, she works closely with the Parish Council and the Parish President to protect the interests of Lafourche Parish. She also makes her Office available to answer questions and provide legal advice to Parish Boards and Commissions.


In support of the American Cancer Society, Kristine Russell has been selected as one of the ambassadors for the Lafourche Parish Relay for Life event.

Cancer has impacted so many lives and it is important to us to support and donate to such a worthy cause. Please let us know if you have any questions.
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If you want to impact the future, impact a child. Thank you eLearning for the opportunity to share our program with your 7th - 12th graders along with our Thibodaux Police Department partners.

What is PEP Talk?

PEP Talk is an interactive discussion geared towards helping young teens navigate social challenges. Social challenges that, if not handled well, lead to reclusion, depression, violence, and abuse. Challenges such as conflict resolution for boys, and positive body image / self-esteem for girls.

This is just one of the many programs that we offer under our #RespectU initiative. If you're in Lafourche and interested in having us come to your school, youth program or youth group, or if you just want more information please contact us at 985-447-2003.

#lafourcheda #peptalk
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Heads Up - Road Closure for Vessel Launch3:45 PM UPDATE: ‪HWY 308 is back OPEN. ‬

🚧 ROAD CLOSURE FOR VESSEL LAUNCH: LA HWY 308 will be closed from the Bollinger (Belle View) Bridge in Lockport to the T-Bois Bridge in Larose today for a vessel launch at Bollinger Shipyards. The closure is scheduled to begin around 2:30pm-3pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. Deputies will be posted at the bridges to assist with traffic direction.
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🏈 Tigers Win!!! 🏈Tigers Win!!! 🏈Tigers Win!!! Undefeated National Champs!!!! Final score - LSU 42, Clemson 25!! Congratulations to Coach O and the LSU Tigers!!! Geaux Tigers!!! #JoeBurrow #nationalchamps ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to the members of the Lafourche Parish Council and newly elected Parish President, Archie Chaisson III. ... See MoreSee Less

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Mardi Gras will be here before we know it. If you’re wanting to get an earlier start on planning, check out the parish wide parade dates and times courtesy of @LafourcheParishSheriffsOfficeLafourche Parish’s first parade is only four weeks away! Save this graphic, and get ready for another Carnival season! #MardiGras 🎭 ... See MoreSee Less

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