The 40th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is composed of (9) Divisions, all working together to serve and protect the rights of the citizens of St. John the Baptist Parish.




District Attorney:   Bridget A. Dinvaut

Exec. Adm. Assistant:   Robin M. Bailey

Managing Attorney:   Orenthal Jasmin

Misd. Diversion / Traffic Administrator:   Steve Cupit,

Legal Administrative/Civil Clerk: Yvonne Wise, Criminal/Civil

Business Service Manager:   Mary Simon

West Bank Office Manager:   Monica R. Joseph


Criminal Division


ADA:   Charles Lorio, Criminal Chief

ADA:   Justin Lacour, Capital Case Prosecutor

Clerk:   Anna Loup, Intake Coordinator


Division “A”


ADA:   Newton Savoie, West Bank Staff Attorney

ADA:   Leandre Millet, Senior Attorney


Clerk:   Gina Dicket



Division “B”


ADA:   Philip Prescott, Lead Prosecutor

ADA:   Briana Robertson, Assistant District Attorney


Clerk:   Cara St. Amant


Division “C”


ADA:   Henri Dufresne, Lead Prosecutor

ADA:   Justin Lacour, Capital Prosecutor

ADA:   Chris Cortez, Assistant District Attorney


Clerk:   Sharon Plauche


Civil Division:


ADA:   Keith Green, Jr., Civil Chief, Custodian of Records, and

             Adjudicated Properties Administrator


ADA: Orenthal Jasmin, Post-Conviction Relief,

Cash/ Commercial Bond Forfeitures, Parish Governing Authority,

and Parish School Board


ADA:   Henri Dufresne, Library Board, Civil Service Board

             and Asset Forfeitures


ADA:   Sharrolyn J. Miles, Administrative Hearings Officer

ADA:   Jarrett Tuircuit, Administrative Hearings Clerk

ADA:   Newton Savoie, Planning & Zoning

ADA:   J. Philip Prescott, Pre-Litigation Claims


Assistant:   Darryl Isom, Adjudicated Properties

Law Clerk:   Kennilyn Schmill, J.D., Paralegal

Legal Clerk:   Yvonne Wise, Administrative



Misdemeanor/ Traffic Court:


ADA:   Orenthal Jasmin, Lead Prosecutor

ADA:   Geoffrey Michel, Assistant District Attorney

ADA:   Jarrette Tuircuit, Assistant District Attorney

ADA:   Henri Dufresne, Assistant District Attorney

ADA:   Briana Robertson, Assistant District Attorney

ADA:   Newton Savoie, Assistant District Attorney

ADA:   Charles Lorio, Assistant District Attorney


Probation:   Melanie Stein, Misdemeanor


Clerk:   Tricher White, Misdemeanor

Clerk:    Darlene Bethancourt, Traffic

Clerk: Tashana Gaudet, Traffic


Juvenile Division:


ADA:   Sharrolyn J. Miles, Lead Prosecutor

ADA:   Jarrette Tuircuit, Assistant District Attorney


Clerk:   Tricher White


Child Support Enforcement:


ADA:   Kim Laborde Ancona, Lead Prosecutor


Case Worker:   Tina Neal

Case Worker:   Lorraine Tamburello


Receptionist:   Mallory Selman



Victim Assistance:


Coordinator:   Jennifer Duhe (Division B)

Advocate:   Tiffany Roussel (Division A & C)



Worthless Check Division:


Coordinator:   Jennifer Duhe



Special Programs:


Coordinator:   Darryl A. Isom


Customer Service Representatives


Receptionist:   Ellen Prudhomme, Reserve

Receptionist:   Michelle Dubourg, Reserve

Receptionist:   Andrea Favorite, Edgard