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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District Attorney Kristine Russell, along with Lafourche Parish Clerk of Court Annette Fontana and Lafourche Parish Assessor's Office Wendy Thibodeaux, spoke at the Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce's Women in Government breakfast. DA Russell talked about the various aspects of the District Attorney's Office and how her office continues to provide services through each phase of COVID-19. Thank You to the Thibodaux Chamber for hosting the event! ... See MoreSee Less

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If you call the office or stop by for a visit, chances are you'll be speaking with our new full-time office receptionist, Bailey Ordoyne! His strong work ethic and friendly demeanor makes him the perfect person for the position.

If you need to meet with an Assistant District Attorney, please give us a call at 985-447-2003. We also have our Galliano Office that is open for walk-in meetings with an Assistant District Attorney on Thursdays. Masks are required.

Congrats, Bailey, on your new position!
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Congratulations to Tarkisha Lewis (top left) on being promoted to Division Secretary. Tarkisha was in the Traffic Division for a number of years, but will officially be starting her new role on Monday assisting ADA Heather Hendrix (bottom middle) in Division "C".

The position became available after long time Division Secretary, Heidi Daigle (top right), graduated Nicholls State University and decided to pursue her dream to teach English. She begins her new teaching job in August.

Congratulations again, Tarkisha, we know you will do amazing!
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On this #WellDoneWednesday we are recognizing Gail! She picked up trash around the office when Mrs. Pam was unavailable. Thanks Gail - way to be a team player! ... See MoreSee Less

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District Attorney Kristine Russell is honored to be an ambassador for the Relay for Life event this year. Having lost her mother to cancer, she understands the value in the research funding and community support Relay for Life provides. She hopes that by sharing a little of her own story others will find encouragement. To all of the donors and supporters, Thank you for giving of your time and resources so others can have hope. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations Laura on being named the 2020 Louisiana Library Director of the Year. You and your team work so hard for our parish to make learning fun and technology accessible! VERY deserving of this honor!Lafourche Parish Public Library is honored to be home of the 2020 Louisiana Library Director of the Year, Laura Sanders!

Laura recently accepted her award for Director of the Year, an accolade she received from the Louisiana Library Association for her outstanding contributions to the Lafourche Parish Public Library system.

Congratulations on your well-deserved accomplishment, Laura! Thank you for your dedication in growing and improving our Lafourche library system. #LPPL #LPPLibrary
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This year, Relay for Life will be held virtually on Facebook. There will be a live auction held on the “Relay for Life of Lafourche Parish – Thibodaux” page beginning today until Saturday, July 11 at 8:00 PM. Visit their page if you are interested in the great items included!

Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Victims' Department, Heidi Irwin, shares how cancer has affected her life. It is our hope that we are able to impact lives by sharing these stories with you. We thank you for your continued support! #RelayForLife2020

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It didn’t come cheap and it costs to keep it, but I’m so thankful to be FREE! Happy #Freedom Day! Shout out to the #USMilitary who, since it’s inception, has protected freedom for all. God Bless America! #independenceday2020 #4thofJuly2020 #ProudToBeAnAmerican ... See MoreSee Less

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We are scheduled for another BioSafe cleaning and will be CLOSING July 2nd at 2:00 p.m.

We will also be CLOSED July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.

Our office will reopen on Monday, July 6th, at 8:30 a.m.

Have a great weekend!

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