District Attorney Ricky Babin elected to LDAA Board of Directors

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The Louisiana District Attorneys Association has announced that District Attorney Ricky Babin as elected as a member of the LDAA Board of Directors. Mr. Babin is District Attorney in the Twenty-third Judicial District of Louisiana in Ascension, Assumption and St. James Parishes.

Also elected were:

President-David W. Burton, District Attorney (36th J.D., DeRidder)

First Vice President – Hillar C. Moore III, District Attorney (19th J.D, Baton Rouge)

Second Vice President- Christopher Bowman, Assistant District Attorney (Orleans Parish, New Orleans)

Board Members-James C. Downs, District Attorney (9th J.D., Alexandria)

Board Members-Richard Z. Johnson, Jr., District Attorney (42nd J.D., Mansfield)

Board Members-S. Andrew “Andy” Shealy, First Assistant District Attorney (3rd J.D., Ruston

Board Members- H. Todd Nesom, District Attorney (33rd J.D.,Oberlin)

Board Members-Bradley R. Burget, District Attorney (7th J.D., Vidalia)

Board Members-J. Reed Walters, District Attorney (28th J.D., Jena)

Board members- Charles J. Ballay, District Attorney (25th J.D., Belle Chasse)

Board Members-Charles A. Riddle III, District Attorney (12th J.D., Marksville)

Board Members- Charles R. Scott, District Attorney (1st J.D., Shreveport)

Board Members- Dale Lee, Assistant District Attorney (19th J.D., Baton Rouge)

Board Members- Mark Pitre, District Attorney investigator (32nd J.D., Houma)

Board members- Paul D. Connick, Jr., District Attorney (24th J.D., Gretna)

The new officers begins their terms on August 15, 2014.

The Association is composed of District Attorneys, Assistant District Attorneys, and District Attorney investigators in the State of Louisiana.  It provides training and legal services for prosecutors across the State. The Association also develops and promotes legislation and promotes legislation to strengthen the criminal justice system.  Its members are available for testimony before legislative committees.