Legal Department

City of Baker Legal Department

 

The City of Baker Legal Department is essentially one Department constructed and designed with two Legal Sections, in order to provide effective and competent municipal legal services to all citizens of the Baker community as a whole.

 

The Office of Baker City Attorney:

The mission of the City Attorney's Office is to provide and/or facilitate sound legal counsel, advice and litigation support to the Baker Mayor, Baker City Council and all Baker Departments Heads and Agencies. The Baker City Attorney serves as the Head of the Baker Legal Department and as supervisor of all Legal Department personnel.

Kenneth R. Fabre', (Ordained Minister + Servant-Leader + Juris Doctorate) serves as the City Attorney for the City of Baker under the administration of the Honorable Harold Rideau, Mayor of Baker, Louisiana. Ken serves as an Honor Corps Ally-Member of the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and is an alumnus of its National Litigation Academy which is a fellowship and training association for like-minded Christian legal advocates and attorneys. He is a member of the Louisiana District Attorney's Association.

Ken and wife Winona residents of Baker, are the grateful parents of five children, KhristKen, Judah, Joshua, Sean and Khrystyna.

 

e City of Baker in all cases that are prosecuted in Baker City Court.  This office is here to serve Baker residents, businesses,



City of Baker Prosecutor Office

The Office of City Prosecutor. The function of the City Prosecutor's Office is is to prosecute misdemeanor crimes and traffic violations that occur within the City of Baker.  The City Prosecutor represents the City of Baker in all cases that are prosecuted in Baker City Court.  This office is here to serve Baker residents, businesses, and visitors. We are committed to working with community members and law enforcement to fairly and effectively enforce the laws that protect the public.

 

 

 

Christopher R. Dassau, Baker City Prosecutor

Christopher R. Dassau is the prosecuting attorney for the City of Baker.  He is a 2012, cum laude, Southern University Law Center alumnus.  Mr. Dassau is committed to honestly and ethically advocating to protect victims of crimes, protect community safety, and promote justice. Mr. Dassau serves as City Prosecutor under the administration of Mayor Harold Rideau.

 

 


PRE-TRIAL DIVERSION:

Baker Pre-Trial Diversion is administered through the Prosecutor's Office and is an important component of the Baker Legal Department. This program is generally designed to provide an alternative to prosecution and conviction of first time offenders, non-violent offenders, and in limited cases, others who qualify when delineated requirements are met.

Please contact our office for more information.

Office Manager: Ashley Williams

Phone: (225) 778-1717

Fax:     (225) 775-5639

Email: awilliams@cityofbakerla.com

Hours of Operation  8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.

Location: 1320 Alabama St (City of Baker Municipal Annex building)