Public Defender Board Members

Name Compensation Terms Length of Service Selection Method
Robert Burns $0.00 08/31/2008 - 12/21/2010;1/1/2011-12/31/2014 7 years Appointed by Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Hampton Carver $0.00 1/1/14-12/31/17 10 months Appointed by La Interchurch Conference
Addison Goff $0.00 2/25/2010 - 2/23/2013; 2/25/2013 - 2/24/2017 4.5 years Appointed by Speaker of the House
Leo Hamilton $0.00 2/1/2010 - 1/31/2013; 4/5/2013 - 1/31/2017 4.5 years Appointed by the Governor
Frank Holthaus $0.00 2/2/2010 - 2/1/2013; 2/1/2013 - 2/1/2017 4.5 years Appointed by the President of the Senate
Rebecca Hudsmith $0.00 Ex Officio 5 years Appointed by LACDL
Robert Lancaster $0.00 6/7/2013 - 6/6/2017 1.5 years Appointed by Governor, Representing LSU Law Center
Herbert Larson $0.00 1/1/2014 - 12/31/17 10 months Appointed by Governor; Representing Tulane Law Sch
Hector Linares $0.00 4/9/2013 - 4/8/2017 1.5 years Appointed/LSLI Children's Code Committee
Thomas Lorenzi $0.00 12/3/2010-12/2/2014 4 years Appointed by President of the LA State Bar Assn.
Jacqueline Nash $0.00 2/14/2012 - 2/13/2016 2.5 years Appointed by Governor, Representing Southern Unive
Herschel Richard $0.00 6/21/2011 - 1/21/2015 3.5 years Appointed by President, Louisiana State Bar Associ
Stephen Singer $0.00 4/3/2014 - 12/31/2017 6 months Appointed by the Governor; Representing Loyola Law
Gina Womack $0.00 6/21/2008 - 6/20/2012; 6/21/12- 6/20/2016 6.5 years Appointed by Pres., La Chapter, Louis A. Martinet
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