2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 16 - District Attorneys
RS 16:51 - Assistant district attorneys

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 16:51 (2018)

CHAPTER 1-A. ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEYS

§51. Assistant district attorneys

A. The district attorney of each judicial district and of the parish of Orleans shall appoint a first assistant district attorney and such other assistant district attorneys for his respective judicial district or for the parish of Orleans as may be necessary, the total number of assistant district attorneys in each judicial district and in the parish of Orleans to be not less than as hereinafter set forth:

(1) In the First Judicial District, twenty-seven assistant district attorneys;

(2) In the Second Judicial District, ten assistant district attorneys;

(3) In the Third Judicial District, nine assistant district attorneys;

(4) In the Fourth Judicial District, twenty-six assistant district attorneys;

(5) In the Fifth Judicial District, six assistant district attorneys;

(6) In the Sixth Judicial District, seven assistant district attorneys;

(7) In the Seventh Judicial District, five assistant district attorneys;

(8) In the Eighth Judicial District, four assistant district attorneys;

(9) In the Ninth Judicial District, fifteen assistant district attorneys;

(10) In the Tenth Judicial District, five assistant district attorneys;

(11) In the Eleventh Judicial District, four assistant district attorneys;

(12) In the Twelfth Judicial District, seven assistant district attorneys;

(13) In the Thirteenth Judicial District, five assistant district attorneys;

(14) In the Fourteenth Judicial District, twenty-three assistant district attorneys;

(15) In the Fifteenth Judicial District, nineteen assistant district attorneys;

(16) In the Sixteenth Judicial District, twenty-one assistant district attorneys;

(17) In the Seventeenth Judicial District, thirteen assistant district attorneys;

(18) In the Eighteenth Judicial District, ten assistant district attorneys;

(19) In the Nineteenth Judicial District, forty-eight assistant district attorneys;

(20) In the Twentieth Judicial District, five assistant district attorneys;

(21) In the Twenty-First Judicial District, eighteen assistant district attorneys;

(22) In the Twenty-Second Judicial District, thirty assistant district attorneys;

(23) In the Twenty-Third Judicial District, nineteen assistant district attorneys;

(24) In the Twenty-Fourth Judicial District, fifty-two assistant district attorneys;

(25) In the Twenty-Fifth Judicial District, five assistant district attorneys;

(26) In the Twenty-Sixth Judicial District, twelve assistant district attorneys;

(27) In the Twenty-Seventh Judicial District, eleven assistant district attorneys;

(28) In the Twenty-Eighth Judicial District, three assistant district attorneys;

(29) In the Twenty-Ninth Judicial District, nine assistant district attorneys;

(30) In the Thirtieth Judicial District, six assistant district attorneys;

(31) In the Thirty-First Judicial District, four assistant district attorneys;

(32) In the Thirty-Second Judicial District, nineteen assistant district attorneys;

(33) In the Thirty-Third Judicial District, four assistant district attorneys;

(34) In the Thirty-Fourth Judicial District, eight assistant district attorneys;

(35) In the Thirty-Fifth Judicial District, four assistant district attorneys;

(36) In the Thirty-Sixth Judicial District, four assistant district attorneys;

(37) In the Thirty-Seventh Judicial District, two assistant district attorneys;

(38) In the parish of Orleans, eighty-three assistant district attorneys;

(39) In the Thirty-Eighth Judicial District, two assistant district attorneys;

(40) In the Thirty-Ninth Judicial District, two assistant district attorneys;

(41) In the Fortieth Judicial District, nine assistant district attorneys;

(42) In the Forty-Second Judicial District, four assistant district attorneys.

B. The first assistant district attorney for each judicial district and for the parish of Orleans shall possess the same qualifications as provided by the constitution for district attorneys. Other assistant district attorneys for each judicial district and for the parish of Orleans shall be admitted to practice law in this state. Assistant district attorneys serve at the pleasure of and may be removed at the discretion of the district attorney.

Added by Acts 1974, No. 640, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975. Amended by Acts 1975, No. 390, §1; Acts 1975, No. 554, §1; Acts 1976, No. 47, §9, eff. Jan. 3, 1977; Acts 1976, No. 282, §1; Acts 1976, No. 307, §5, eff. eff. Jan. 3, 1977; Acts 1977, No. 22, §1; Acts 1977, No. 164, §9, eff. Jan. 1, 1979; Acts 1977, No. 620, §25, eff. Jan. 3, 1979; Acts 1978, No. 465, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1979; Acts 1979, No. 146, §1, Acts 1979, No. 247, §1; Acts 1979, No. 264, §1; Acts 1979, No. 330, §1; Acts 1979, No. 492, §1; Acts 1979, No. 635, §3, eff. March 1, 1980; Acts 1980, No. 437, §1; Acts 1981, No. 694 §1, eff. July 20, 1981; Acts 1981, No. 806, §§1, 2; Acts 1982, No. 21, §6(d), eff. Jan. 1, 1985; Acts 1982, No. 354, §1; Acts 1982, No. 388, §1; Acts 1984, No. 84, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1985; Acts 1984, No. 111, §§1, 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1985; Acts 1984, No. 293, §1; Acts 1986, No. 947, §1; Acts 1990, No. 399, §1; Acts 1986, No. 947, §1; Acts 1990, No. 399, §1; Acts 1990, No. 406, §1; Acts 1991, No. 20, §1; Acts 1991, No. 415, §1; Acts 1991, No. 1025, §1; Amended by Acts 1993, No. 309, §1; Acts 1993, No. 408, §1; Acts 1993, No. 912, §1; Acts 1993, No. 913, §1; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 121, §1, eff. July 1, 1994; Acts 1995, No. 838, §1; Acts 1997, No. 522, §1; Acts 1999, No. 691, §1; Acts 2001, No. 1155, §1; Acts 2004, No. 812, §1, eff. July 1, 2004; Acts 2005, No. 311, §1, eff. August 15, 2005; Acts 2007, No. 239, §1; Acts 2007, No. 416, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2008, No. 377, §1.

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