Newly Elected Officers and Board Members of the Louisiana District Attorneys Association

The Louisiana District Attorneys Association announced that District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington has been re-elected as a member of the LDAA Board of Directors.

As a board member, Harrington will work with LDAA President District Attorney Steve Tew, along with other board members to provide insight and direction on issues, legislation, and policy affecting criminal justice in Louisiana.

“I am honored to be re-elected to the Board of Directors. I look forward to working with my fellow district attorneys and staff to continue being an advocate for the pursuit of appropriate and fair justice for all in Louisiana,” said Harrington.

Also elected were:

President – Robert S. Tew, District Attorney (4th JD)

First Vice President – Bridget A. Dinvaut (40thJD)

Second Vice President – Kurt Wall, Assistant District Attorney (21st JD)

NDAA State Director – Bradley R. Burget, District Attorney (7th JD)

Past President Member – Charles A. Riddle III, District Attorney (12th JD)

Immediate Past President – Martin “Bo” Duhe’, District Attorney (16th JD)

Board Member – James E. Paxton, District Attorney (6th JD)

Board Member – Anna L. Garcie, Assistant District Attorney (11th JD)

Board Member – Kristine Russell, District Attorney (17th JD)

Board Member – Warren Montgomery (22ndJD)

Board Member – Norma DuBois, Assistant District Attorney (24th JD)

Board Member – Perry M. Nicosia, District Attorney (34th JD)

Board Member – James R. Lestage, District Attorney (36th JD)

Board Member – Julie C. Jones, District Attorney (39th JD)

Board Member – District Attorney Investigator (TBA – Not elected at this time)

The new officers begin their terms on August 15, 2021.

The Association is composed of District Attorneys, Assistant District Attorneys, District Attorney Investigators, and their staff in the State of Louisiana. It provides training and legal services across the State. The Association also develops and promotes legislation to strengthen the justice system. Its members are available for testimony before legislative committees. The association also focuses on public safety, crime victims’ assistance, promoting highway safety, child support enforcement, pre-trial diversion, domestic violence prevention, and juvenile justice initiatives.


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