Arthur A. Morrell

Orleans Parish Clerk of Criminal District Court

Chief Elections Officer

The Clerk’s office pledges to have all elections on time and every time.   The Clerks office has made improvements in Pre-court processes by expanding its hours of operations to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in Magistrate Bonding.  The In-court Motions department is now accepting all pleadings which can be hand delivered in room 210 of the courthouse during the hours of 8:15 AM until 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday. 

Clerks Message

Our commitment to providing professional and quality service to the public in each division of the Court sets us apart from the rest and I'd like to say "Thanks for a job well done"

Office Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

Phone Number: (504) 658-9000

Fax:                     (504) 658-9183

Chief  Deputy:       Larry C. Cager                                    

Mission Statement:  To serve the citizens of Orleans Parish efficiently, effectively and impartially. 
The duties of the Criminal District Court of Orleans Parish is described in the Louisiana Constitution,
Article 7 Section 82:85 and in the Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:1338 through 1342.