A Message from Our District Attorney

As District Attorney, the principle by which I will run this office is to make decisions based on the merits, based on the facts, based on hard work and the results of that hard work. That’s the American way, the American Dream. We are blessed to live where we live. This is a great community. This is a great place to raise a family. This is a great place to start a business. This a great place to seek and follow the American Dream. And the reason that these things are true is, the people who live here. That’s what makes this a great community.

Mission Statement

The Office of District Attorney of the 22nd Judicial District is dedicated to the pursuit of truth and justice, protecting the public and serving our community through the ethical prosecution of criminal offenses and civil matters while safeguarding the rights of all citizens, including the accused.

Goals

▪ To help improve the quality of life for all residents of Washington and St. Tammany Parishes

▪ Create and maintain open communication to promote the best interests of the community, ensuring that the public is kept informed of the work we are doing

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News

  • Grand Jury Indicts Four from Slidell for Second Degree Murder

    Grand Jury Indicts Four from Slidell for Second Degree Murder

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   January 16, 2020   SLIDELL- A St. Tammany Parish grand jury indicted Nicholas Ordogne, 19, Jawaun Wilson, 18, Revonte Charles, 18, and Jaydin Charles, 16, for Second Degree Murder of a Slidell Resident on October 18, 2019. The four are accused of murdering a Slidell resident during a planned robbery in …
  • District Attorney Warren Montgomery Meets with Local Leaders

    District Attorney Warren Montgomery Meets with Local Leaders

    Last night in Covington, District Attorney Warren Montgomery met with local leaders, pastors and community members with whom he shared a message about the progress his administration has made over the past four years and answered questions from the group.  
  • District Attorney Warren Montgomery MC of Inauguration Event

    District Attorney Warren Montgomery MC of Inauguration Event

    District Attorney Warren Montgomery was proud to serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the St. Tammany Parish Inauguration Ceremony inducting in new members of the Parish Council and Parish President Mike Cooper.

Accomplishments Since January 2015

If you will read the initial goals I set out to achieve, you’ll find that I, along with my fantastic staff, have accomplished many of those goals:

  1. Created more transparent office
  2. Hired top-notch staff (55% of ADAs and 50% of investigators new)
  3. Created Screening Department
  4. Improved Domestic Violence Unit
  5. Enhanced use of Specialty Courts and helped create new Veterans Court
  6. Upgraded technology office-wide
  7. Created employee manual
  8. Stabilized budget
  9. Created Financial Assistance Program for indigent defendants to participate in Diversion Program
  10. Work more closely with Law enforcement agencies

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