Baton Rouge, LA – After signing the bill to create the office of the State Public Defender, Governor Jeff Landry announced his selection to serve as the State Public Defender as well as his appointments to the Louisiana Public Defender Oversight Board.


State Public Defender:

Rémy V. Starns


Public Defender Appointments:

Hon. Paul J. deMahy  

Hon. Phyllis M. Keaty  

Hon. Freddie Pitcher Jr.

Peter M. Thomson