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Eastern District of Louisiana

Eastern District of Louisiana

About the U.S. Attorney

Kenneth A. Polite, USAKenneth Allen Polite, Jr.

On June 27, 2013, President Barack Obama nominated Kenneth Polite, Jr. to become the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana. On September 17, 2013, the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Mr. Polite's nomination, and he was sworn in on September 20, 2013.

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About the District

Approximately 1,589,730 persons reside in the Eastern District of Louisiana, based upon data compiled by the State of Louisiana in 2010. The major metropolitan area in the District is the City of New Orleans (Orleans Parish), with a population of approximately 343,829.


650 Poydras Street, Suite 1600
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Phone: (504) 680-3000
Fax: (504) 589-4510