Press Release

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 is pleased to announce that the Thibodaux and Galliano offices are re-opening to the public beginning Tuesday, May 26th, the day after Memorial Day. This announcement comes after a successful re-opening of the 17th Judicial District Courts this past...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Galliano man was convicted by a Lafourche Parish jury earlier this week of Simple Kidnapping, Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery and Domestic Abuse Battery by Burning. The Honorable Marla Abel presided over the trial.     Joshua Simon, 25, and...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell and Sheriff Craig Webre were on hand Thursday morning in Thibodaux as members of multiple agencies fanned out across the parish for a child support roundup of individuals who are not only behind in their child support payments, but...