16th Judicial District Attorney

16th Judicial District Attorney The 16th Judicial District Attorney handles felony, misdemeanor, juvenile, & child support cases in the tri-parish area of Iberia, St. Martin & St.

Mary.

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Special Announcement!
09/20/2021

Special Announcement!

Special Announcement!

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09/17/2021

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09/15/2021

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08/23/2021

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08/06/2021

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08/05/2021

In consideration of the ongoing public health emergency due to COVID-19 and Executive Order 137 JBE 2021, all of our offices are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY. Our offices will remain open during normal business hours and will continue to conduct business. However, all face-to-face meetings are cancelled until at least September 1, 2021. For further assistance please call one of the following offices:

Iberia Parish 337-369-4420
St. Martin Parish 337-394-2220
St. Mary Parish 337-828-4100 ext. 350

07/29/2021
ADA Spotlight: Cynthia Spadoni

Securing convictions is about obtaining justice for crime victims, being a voice for the victims in court, and finding the most just resolution for everyone involved, not just about incarcerating people. #Justice

The Louisiana District Attorneys Association has announced that District Attorney Martin Bofill (Bo) Duhe’ has been elec...
07/20/2021

The Louisiana District Attorneys Association has announced that District Attorney Martin Bofill (Bo) Duhe’ has been elected Immediate Past President of the Association. Mr. Duhe’ is District Attorney in the 16th Judicial District of Louisiana in Iberia, St. Mary, and St. Martin Parishes.

The Louisiana District Attorneys Association has announced that District Attorney Martin Bofill (Bo) Duhe’ has been elected Immediate Past President of the Association. Mr. Duhe’ is District Attorney in the 16th Judicial District of Louisiana in Iberia, St. Mary, and St. Martin Parishes.

07/15/2021
ADA Spotlight: W. Claire Howington

After the guilty verdict, a defendant has a right to an appeal and other post-conviction filings. Our appellate department works hard representing our office in post-conviction matters and in ensuring that justice is done in each case #Justice

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07/09/2021

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HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!
07/04/2021

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

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07/04/2021

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06/28/2021
ADA Spotlight: Eric Duplantis

The Civil Division of the 16th District Attorney's Office is responsible for representing every public board, commission, committees, councils, authorities, agencies, and parish governments in the 16th Judicial District that do not have their own attorneys. For example, we defend the parish governments from lawsuits and file lawsuits on behalf of the parish governments. This is just one of the many things that the District Attorney's office does to serve the people of the 16th Judicial District. #CivilDivision

06/22/2021
The 16th Judicial District Juvenile Assessment and Service Center (JASC)

The 16th Judicial District Juvenile Assessment and Service Center (JASC) was developed to provide an evidence-based rapid response to juveniles in the district with status offenses and delinquency offenses. Referrals to the JASC are made by law enforcement partners within three days of a youth’s arrest. Parents can also refer a child to the JASC if the child is displaying ungovernable behavior.
Youth referred to the JASC are assessed and based on assessed risks and needs and the youth’s offense, a plan is developed consisting of targeted services and interventions, community service, specialized classes, and restitution. JASC Case Managers monitor and support the youth throughout the intervention process. This assessment and intervention process is important because assessments often reveal that youth who have offended have undiagnosed mental health issues, substance use problems, unresolved trauma, as well as other problems. These risk factors, if left unaddressed, could result in future re-offending. #JuvenileJustice

It was my honor to participate in the New Iberia Optimist Club’s “Respect for Law Enforcement” program honoring New Iber...
06/04/2021

It was my honor to participate in the New Iberia Optimist Club’s “Respect for Law Enforcement” program honoring New Iberia City Police Department’s Sgt. Coquina Mitchell, Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Dty. James Wallace and Louisiana State Trooper Jordan Chapple. In these times when law enforcement is being portrayed negatively I am grateful to have the honor to stand by these brave officers whose stories of commitment to our communities and public safety represent the overwhelming majority of honorable women and men who wake up every day to protect us.

06/03/2021
16th JDA Family Services Division

Since 2002, the Family Service Division of the 16th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has provided services and interventions to at-risk youth. The mission of the Family Service Division is to reduce delinquency by addressing the factors that place youth at risk and by enhancing factors that protect youth. Our sincere gratitude and appreciation go out to Saint Martin Schools, Iberia Parish School Board, St. Mary Parish Schools, St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office, the 16th Judicial District Court, St. Martin Parish Government, Iberia Parish Government, St. Mary Parish Government, area city courts and city police departments for their partnership and assistance in intervening with area youth.

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05/31/2021

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05/28/2021
05/25/2021
ADA Spotlight: Renee Montegut Louviere

As Assistant District Attorneys, we make highly consequential decisions every day, decisions that will affect many people's lives. We always strive to do what's right, and we are proud to do something important, something that matters to the people and society. #Justice

NOW HIRING!
05/24/2021

NOW HIRING!

NOW HIRING!

The 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office hosted a Detention Screening Instrument training presented by Dr. John Ryal...
05/19/2021

The 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office hosted a Detention Screening Instrument training presented by Dr. John Ryals and Matt Villio from the Jefferson Parish Department of Juvenile Services, Claire Daly with the 16th JDA's Family Service Division and Andy Shealy with the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. Attendees included sheriff and police department staff, assistant district attorneys that handle juveniles, a juvenile judge and a city court prosecutor, and the Juvenile Assessment and Service Center staff and case-managers. Over 40 participants were in attendance from the three parish areas. Participants learned the importance of utilizing a detention screening instrument when making decisions regarding detaining a youth.

05/18/2021
ADA Spotlight: Pamela Lemoins

Every case we handle is different. We strive always to do the right thing when seeking justice for our victims. #Justice

05/11/2021
ADA Spotlight: Lynn Musumeche

As Assistant District Attorneys, we have an obligation to the victims to help them navigate the criminal justice system. Our Victims Assistance Coordinators are always there for the victims throughout the entire process. #justice

Iberia Parish Man Convicted Of Second Degree Murder
05/10/2021

Iberia Parish Man Convicted Of Second Degree Murder

Iberia Parish Man Convicted Of Second Degree Murder

05/04/2021
ADA Spotlight: Shentell Brown

Our commitment to the parents and juveniles is to exhaust every resource we have to find the best solution and outcome for all parties involved. #juvenilejustice

PRESS RELEASE - Defendant Convicted of First Degree R**e; Sexual Battery
04/27/2021

PRESS RELEASE - Defendant Convicted of First Degree R**e; Sexual Battery

PRESS RELEASE - Defendant Convicted of First Degree R**e; Sexual Battery

04/20/2021
ADA Spotlight: Halee Maturin

As Assistant District Attorneys, we work hard to do the right thing and try our very best to have the greatest impact on the community and lives of individuals.

04/13/2021
ADA Spotlight: Robert Chevalier

Personal understanding of our community and our desire to serve the public in our role as Assistant District Attorneys is just as much of a responsibility to the community as it is a job. #Community #Justice #16thJDA

04/06/2021
ADA Spotloght: Brady Holtzclaw

We do everything we can to make sure that justice is served. We are all here to do the right things for the right reasons. #Justice

Wishing you a safe and HAPPY EASTER!! 🐥
04/04/2021

Wishing you a safe and HAPPY EASTER!! 🐥

Wishing you a safe and HAPPY EASTER!! 🐥

Louisiana District Attorneys Association Seminar for Victim Assistant Coordinators 2021
03/24/2021

Louisiana District Attorneys Association Seminar for Victim Assistant Coordinators 2021

Family Service Division Now Hiring!
03/23/2021

Family Service Division Now Hiring!

Family Service Division Now Hiring!

03/16/2021
ADA Spotlight: Daniel Smart

"At the end of the day, knowing that you have made a difference in somebody's life, is what we do this job for." #Justice

Address

300 Iberia Street
New Iberia, LA
70560

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Telephone

(337) 369-4420

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About Us

The 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office handles thousands of felonies, misdemeanors, juvenile, and child support cases in the tri-parish area of Iberia, St. Martin and St. Mary Parishes.

The most prominent task of the District Attorney's Office is the Criminal Prosecution of all felony and misdemeanor cases. As such, while working close with law enforcement, the office decides who, when, and how prosecution shall proceed. Certain misdemeanors are handled by city prosecutors.

In addition to being in charge and in control of criminal prosecution, the District Attorney's Office Civil Section act as general counsel on the daily affairs of public entities including legal advice, document review, and preparation, mediation / arbitration proceedings, and formal representation involving litigation before courts of law administrative panels or boards of review.

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