34th Judicial District, LA Public Defender’s Office
The 34th Judicial District Public Defender’s Office is located in Chalmette, LA. With District Defenders, attorneys and other support staff, the 34th Judicial District Office serves criminal defendants in St. Bernard Parish. This office provides legal representation to people charged with a misdemeanor, felony, capital appellate and post-conviction matters. Their mission is to advocate for clients, support practitioners and protects the public by continually improving the services guaranteed by the constitutional right to counsel. In addition, this office aims to prevent wrongful convictions, protect due process and constitutional rights, increase public safety, promote fiscal responsibility, and support economic growth throughout Louisiana. The Lousiana Public Defender Board (LPDB) oversees the work of the 34th Judicial District Office of the Public Defender. Moreover, the LPDB promotes the fundamental values of fairness, compassion and client-centeredness to ensure the respect of each practitioner and the dignity of every client by improving the delivery of public defense services in Louisiana. If the court has assigned a public defender to your case in St. Bernard Parish, please contact the District Defender in the 34th Judicial District Public Defender’s Office using the contact information listed here.