District Attorney Harrington Elected 1st Vice-President of the La. District Attorney’s Association

Billy Joe Harrington

District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington has been elected as 1st Vice-President of the Louisiana District Attorney’s Association.

As 1st Vice-President, Harrington will work with newly elected LDAA President District Attorney Bridget A. Dinvaut along with other board members and district attorneys to provide insight and direction on issues, legislation, and policy affecting criminal justice in Louisiana.

“I am excited to continue serving on our executive board and working with all stakeholders in the court system to ensure that our justice system is fair, efficient, and just,” said District Attorney Harrington.

The LDAA mission statement is to “improve Louisiana’s justice system and the office of District Attorney by enhancing the effectiveness and professionalism of Louisiana’s District Attorneys and their staffs through education, legislative involvement, liaison, and information sharing.”

The LDAA supports district attorneys, assistant district attorneys, investigators, and staff in providing continuous training, education, and community outreach. 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