New hires could be eligible for:

  • Enrollment in the City of New Orleans health insurance plan.
  • Enrollment in the state or local government retirement system.
  • 6.44 hours of sick leave and no fewer than 6.44 hours of vacation leave per month.
  • A generous holiday schedule.
  • Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

We are always looking for talented individuals who believe in our mission to work at the DA’s Office – positions include but are not limited to: attorney, investigator, victim/witness advocate, diversion counselor, and administrative support. We also welcome law clerks, undergraduate interns, and volunteers throughout the year. If you would like to join our team, please click the link below for our employment application or email our Human Resources Department at

The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office (OPDA) is an equal opportunity employer. OPDA values a diverse workforce reflective of the communities that it serves. OPDA adheres to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, culture, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, caregiver status, prior record of arrest or conviction, citizenship, age, or disability. OPDA is committed to complying with all policies required by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972; Executive Order 11246, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.