The Office of the District Attorney prosecutes criminal cases involving adult defendants (18 years of age or older) charged with violations of state criminal law.

The Office of the District Attorney provides a full staff of prosecutors for each of the State District Courts that are allotted criminal cases.  The State District Courts are located at:

Lafayette ParishAcadia ParishVermilion Parish
800 S. Buchanan St., 6th Floor
Lafayette, LA 70501
500 North Parkerson Ave.
Crowley, LA 70526
100 North State St.
Abbeville, LA 70510

The trial sections of the Office of the District Attorney in Lafayette Parish are located on the 6th floor of the Lafayette Parish Courthouse,  as follows:

Criminal Court Track 1:
Track Leader: Eric S. Neumann, ADA
Office: (337) 262-8628
Holden Hoggatt, ADA
Criminal Court Track 1 Judge:
Judge Valerie Gotch Garrett
Office: (337) 269-5708
Fax: (337) 269-5726
Criminal Court Track 2:
Track Leader: Alan Haney, ADA
Office: (337) 262-8638
Donald H. Knecht, Jr., ADA
Criminal Court Track 2 Judge:
Judge Scott Privat
Office: (337) 788-8817
Fax: (337) 783-1017
Criminal Court Track 3:
Track Leader: Randal Menard, ADA
Office (337) 231-5884
Johnny Ghio, ADA
Criminal Court Track 3 Judge:
Judge Marilyn Castle
Office: (337) 261-5130
Fax: (337) 269-5134
Criminal Court Track 4:
Track Leader: Roya S. Boustany, ADA
Office: (337) 262-8650
Alisa A. Gothreaux, ADA
Criminal Court Track 4 Judge:
Judge Royale Colbert
Office: (337) 269-5724
Fax: (337) 269-5716
Criminal Court Track 5:
Track Leader: Frederick Welter, ADA
Office: (337) 262-8648
Susan Austin, ADA
Criminal Court Track 5:
Judge Michele S. Billeaud
Office: (337) 269-5706
Fax:
Misdemeanor Prosecutors:
Chris Richard, ADA
Lance C. Beal, ADA
Misdemeanor Drugs: Ronald Dauterive, ADA
Misdemeanor Domestic Abuse: Emilia Pardo, ADA

The trial sections of the Office of the District Attorney in Acadia Parish are located on the 3rd floor of the Acadia Parish Courthouse, and the Felony Prosecutors are:

  • Angela Wagar, ADA
  • Burleigh Doga, ADA
  • Burton Guidry, ADA
  • Brian Langford, ADA
  • Tracy Davenport, ADA – Misdemeanor

Office: (337) 788-8831
Fax: (337) 783-9471

The trial sections of the Office of the District Attorney in Vermilion Parish are located on the 2nd floor of the Vermilion Parish Courthouse, and the Felony Prosecutors are:

  • Ted Ayo, ADA
  • Christ Beaner, ADA
  • Calvin Woodruff, ADA
  • Aimee Hebert, ADA
  • Lauren M. Hue, ADA – Felony and Misdemeanor
  • Aimee Hebert, ADA – Traffic and Juvenile

Office: (337) 898-4320
Fax: (337) 893-0103