Author: dmelancon@lpda.org

The Louisiana District Attorneys Association (LDAA) has announced that Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell has been re-elected as a member of the LDAA Board of Directors.   “I’m honored to have been re-elected to serve with other professionals from across our state,” said District Attorney Kristine...

Thibodaux, La. – With summertime beginning and the likelihood for home building projects increasing, Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell is offering Lafourche residents a few tips to help safeguard against contractor fraud.   References - Get references and speak to those who hired potential contractors...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that the District Attorney’s Office was able to secure three separate grand jury indictments on Monday afternoon, June 21st. Joshua Birdis, Brennan Mitchell Jr. and Wilfred Mitchell were each indicted for 2nd Degree Murder stemming from a 2019 shooting...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Gray, Louisiana man charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder in April of 2019 was convicted as charged by a Lafourche Parish jury on Wednesday, May 26th.   Thomas Kennedy, 72, went to his neighbor’s home and shot him...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that her office, in partnership with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Lafourche (CAC), will be participating in National Child Abuse Prevention throughout the month of April.   Members from the District Attorney’s Office and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Lafourche...

Thibodaux, LA – Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell is set to begin her term as District Attorney on Monday, January 11th, 2021. She was sworn into office by Lafourche Parish Clerk of Court Annette Fontana in a small, private ceremony due to Covid-19 guidelines,...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that the District Attorney’s Office is again sponsoring a one (1) hour state mandated ethics training for all Lafourche Parish public officials, public employees, along with state and parish board and commission members.   The training will be held at...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that the District Attorney’s Office is again sponsoring a one (1) hour state mandated ethics training for all Lafourche Parish public officials, public employees, along with state and parish board and commission members. The training will be held at...