The Office of the

Lafourche Parish District Attorney

Telephone

Main Office: (985) 447-2003

Child Support: (985) 448-3422

Galliano Office: (985) 632-5568

Hours

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.

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🎓 Congratulations 2019 E.D. White Seniors 🎓 ... See MoreSee Less

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Jessica Boudreaux has been working at the Lafourche Parish District Attorney's Office for 6 years. She has worked in the Traffic Division, the Arraignment Division, was the 1st Assistant District Attorney's Secretary, and is now the Division B Secretary as well as involved in Drug Court, Expungements, and Elderly Abuse cases.

She is also a proud graduate of H.L. Bourgeois High School. When she's not working she's spending time with her family or involved in her WoodmanLife Organization - they serve the community by giving scholar awards, hosting food drives, and donating American Flags to organizations.

Thank you, Jessica, for your dedicated service to this community!
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2019 Special Olympics Torch Run - Congratulations to all of the Athletes! ... See MoreSee Less

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A Big Thank You to all of the men and women who give so selflessly to protect usThis week is National Police Week, and we want to thank all the law enforcement officers that protect and serve the communities we love. On behalf of Sheriff Craig Webre, THANK YOU to the Thibodaux Police Department, Port Fourchon Harbor Police, Golden Meadow Police, Lockport Police Department, Grand Isle Police Department, and our own LPSO deputies. We'd also like to thank those not pictured including Louisiana State Police Troop C, Nicholls State University Police, and all those in surrounding parishes. Thank you for your service and dedication to the community! #BackTheBlue ... See MoreSee Less

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Wishing our intern, Danielle Tardo, the best as she is graduating from Nicholls State University this weekend with a bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Science. She is going to to earn her masters in social work. Danielle was extremely active while at Nicholls; she’s involved in Phi Mu, the NSU Dance Team, part of the Order of Omega, Beta Sigma Iota, Colonel Leaders and Scholars, she was on Homecoming Court, a Miss Nicholls Finalist and a CASA advocate.

Danielle interned in our Victims’ Assistance Department; the newly restructured Department by our District Attorney, Kristine Russell. Danielle said her experience was eye opening and it is something she will definitely want to explore more of once completing her education. Best of luck, Danielle, and congratulations! 🎉🎈🎊
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Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there! ... See MoreSee Less

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We had a great time supporting the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #52 3rd Annual Mud Bug Boil-Off! All of the proceeds go to support of the FOP, CAC and Thibodaux Main Street. ... See MoreSee Less

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We are so proud of the Thibodaux High School Basketball State Champs! We wanted to do something to memorialize their hard work, so we got them to sign a team picture and placed it in our lobby. So if you ever come visit our Office, we'll have it on display with pride. Of course, we have some THS Alumni who are extremely proud as well. To all of our High School Seniors throughout the parish - wishing you all the best and congratulations! ... See MoreSee Less

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DA Russell sharing year one achievments and future goals at the Thibodaux Rotary Club yesterday. We've got a lot done over the last year, but there is still plenty of work to do. We're excited about doing our part in keeping Lafourche moving forward. ... See MoreSee Less

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Respect U - respect has nothing to do with others, and everything to do with U.

We're finishing up year 1 of Respect U, but the team will be meeting again soon to talk about next school year. If you're interested in having us come to your school, please contact our Office.

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A big thanks to David Melancon for coming to talk to our students about Respect U, a movement from our district attorney’s office. “What kind of person do you want to be?”
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