District Attorney Warren Montgomery was re-elected to serve as a member of the board of the Louisiana District Attorney’s Association at the Association’s 50th Annual Conference in June. The Board’s one-year term (2023-2024) commences August 1, 2023. As a member of the Board, he will represent the 42 elected District Attorneys, their approximate 750 assistants and over 2500 staff members.
Montgomery was a federal prosecutor, a businessman and had his own practice as a lawyer when he ran and won the position of District Attorney in January of 2015 for Washington and St. Tammany Parishes.
D.A. Billy Joe Harrington of the 10th judicial district in Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish) was elected President and D.A. Christine Russell of the 17th judicial district in Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Vice-President.
The LDAA’s mission 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.