Mission Statement

The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office is committed to advocating for crime victims, protecting public safety, defending the interests of the State of Louisiana, and upholding justice in a firm, fair and ethical manner. In addition to our primary duty of prosecuting criminal offenders through our Trials Division, we also serve the citizens of New Orleans through other divisions including Appeals, Child Support, Diversion, Investigations, Juvenile, Restorative Justice and Victim-Witness Services.

A Message From The District Attorney

Fighting crime in New Orleans never has been an easy task. It has been made more difficult in recent years by decisions that have sapped…

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Office Location

  • Main Office
  • 619 South White Street
  • New Orleans LA 70119
  • (504) 822-2414

Press Releases

Timothy Webb pleads guilty to obstruction in connection with 2008 double murder image

Timothy Webb pleads guilty to obstruction in connection with 2008 double murder

Central City’s Wallace Burton pleads guilty to raping 2 young boys image

Central City’s Wallace Burton pleads guilty to raping 2 young boys

New Orleans DA unveils new, improved website at www.orleansda.com image

New Orleans DA unveils new, improved website at www.orleansda.com

Kareem Richards pleads guilty in 2015 killing of Landry-Walker student image

Kareem Richards pleads guilty in 2015 killing of Landry-Walker student

Tomarcus Porter pleads guilty to 2011 slaying of German woman in Armstrong Park image

Tomarcus Porter pleads guilty to 2011 slaying of German woman in Armstrong Park