What’s New

  • COVID-19 UPDATE No. 2

    In following state and local orders, the District Attorney’s Office is closed to the public effective 4:30 p.m., Monday, March 23. However, the office remains operational and committed to serving the public. During this period, we ask you to contact us at 504.361.2854, Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or via email at info@jpda.us. Read …
  • COVID-19 UPDATE

    The Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office remains operational and committed to serving our community. In accordance with all orders and directives issued by our State and local authorities we are encouraging members of the public to contact our office via phone at 504.368.1020 or email, info@jpda.us, instead of appearing in person. We have attached links …
  • Melvin Miller sentenced to back-to-back life sentences for Metairie double murder

    A Jefferson Parish judge on Thursday (March 5) sentenced Melvin Miller to two back-to-back life sentences in prison for his conviction of murdering a couple in their Metairie apartment seven years ago. Miller, 27, of Baton Rouge, was convicted as charged by a jury on Feb. 5 of two counts of second-degree murder. He killed …
  • Melvin Miller guilty of murdering transgender woman, her lover in Metairie

    A Jefferson Parish jury on Wednesday (Feb. 5) found Melvin Miller guilty of killing a transgender woman and her live-in lover in their Metairie apartment seven years ago. Miller, 27, of Baton Rouge, was convicted as charged of two counts of second-degree murder in the Feb. 5, 2013 deaths of Akeem Boudreaux, 22, and Morris …
  • Jeff Parish DA’s ‘IV-D’ staff collected $37.5M in child support during 2019

    Working through a federally funded program that’s administered by the state, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office collected $37.5 million in child support payments on behalf of families during the 2019 calendar year, a slightly higher amount than the year before. Through Title IV, Part D of the federal Social Security Act, also known as …