Ms. Donna Y. Frazier
Parish of Caddo
Donna Y. Frazier was appointed Caddo Parish Attorney in July 2013. Prior to her appointment, she served as Assistant Parish Attorney for eight years. Her responsibilities include advising the Caddo Parish Commission and parish personnel on legal matters, and supervising litigation wherein the Parish is a party. Ms. Frazier holds a J.D. from the University of Texas and a B.A. in Political Science from Louisiana State University. She is licensed to practice law in Louisiana. Prior to starting with the Caddo Parish Attorney’s Office, Ms. Frazier was a Caddo Parish Assistant District Attorney. She spent eight years as a prosecutor working her way from general misdemeanor assistant to Section Chief of the Drug Section. A Past Chair of the ABA Section of State and Local Government Law (2015-2016), Ms. Frazier also holds the following memberships/positions: President of the Shreveport Bar Association, Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Louisiana Parish Attorney's Association (a former President), Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court (Master of the Bench).
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