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Camille A. "Cam" Morvant II     

Camille A. "Cam Morvant
As District Attorney, my goals are:
To ensure that justice is served for the residents of    Lafourche by enforcing the criminal laws of the State of  Louisiana.

To champion the rights of victims of crime in Lafourche  Parish.

To protect those juveniles subject to abuse and/or neglect.

To ensure that the best interests of children are preserved by enforcing Louisiana's child support laws.

To implement programs designed to educate and inform the public regarding the role that the District Attorney’s Office has in their day to day lives.

For your convenience, our office has an Assistant District Attorney available from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday though Friday to answer your questions, provided that you do not already have an outside attorney representing you.  Please call (985) 447-2003 and ask for the assistant on duty.


The Lafourche Parish District Attorney is the statutory legal advisor to the Parish Government and to all Parish Board and Commissions. In his capacity as legal advisor, the District Attorney works closely with Parish Council and the Parish President to protect the interests of Lafourche Parish. The District Attorney's Office also makes itself available to answer questions and provide legal advice to Parish Boards and Commissions.


  • Project L.E.A.D. (Legal Enrichment and Decision-Making)

  • Domino Effect

  • Violence Intervention Program (VIP)

  • District Attorney Truancy Program (DATE)

  • Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying


Press Release -

March 6, 2017

THIBODAUX – A Gray man was indicted by a Lafourche Parish Grand Jury Monday for a pair of murders which occurred in the South Lafourche area last November.

Dayton Duet, 20, was indicted for two counts of second degree murder in the killings, the first of which occurred on November 4, 2016, the second three days later.  Both killings occurred in the South Lafourche area.

First Assistant District Attorney Kristine Russell, who presented the case to the grand jury, said that both counts were included in the same bill of indictment, and that the State plans to try both homicide cases together.

Second degree murder carries a mandatory punishment of life in prison without the benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence.  The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on both counts Tuesday at 9 a.m. before the Hon. Christopher Boudreaux.  Following his indictment, the defendant was ordered held without bond by the Hon. Walter I. Lanier, III.

March 8, 2017

THIBODAUX – In an effort to combat distracted driving, Lafourche Parish District Attorney Cam Morvant will be at local area high schools to present "The Domino Effect". This program for high school seniors, is designed to illustrate the far reaching consequences associated with impaired/distracted driving. The Domino Effect will be presented as follows:

E.D. White Catholic High Wednesday, March 15 at 8:30 a.m.

South Lafourche High Thursday, March 23 at 10:15 a.m.

Central Lafourche High Tuesday, March 28 at 10:15 a.m.

*Thibodaux High is in the process of repairing its auditorium so we are hopeful that we will be able to do a presentation there prior to the seniors’ last day in May.