Divisions

Divisions Overview
The Louisiana Department of Justice is divided into the following divisions:
  • Administrative Services
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Executive
  • Louisiana Bureau of Investigation
  • Gaming
  • Public Protection
  • Litigation
Administrative Services
Coordinates the department’s budget, legislative affairs and department planning and performance.

Civil 
Provides legal representation to the state, its departments and agencies, boards and commissions, and statewide elected officials.

Criminal
Assists federal, state and local agencies in the investigation and prosecution of a wide range of criminal matters.
Oversees all department operations. Houses the Appellate Section and the Public Information Office.

Gaming
Serves as legal advisor and legal representative to all Louisiana gaming regulatory agencies.

Louisiana Bureau of Investigation
Provides follow-up investigation services for Criminal Division; responds to requests for investigative assistance from any government agency; and provides investigative services in white collar crime and public corruption.

Public Protection
Provides legal services in the areas of consumer protection and environmental law, insurance receivership and fair housing.

Litigation
Provides legal representation to the state, its officers, agents, employees, boards and commissions in all tort claims seeking damages, whether or not covered by the State’s Self-Insurance Fund.


Coming soon, the attorney's general office seeks to provide a mechanism by which to take online payments for collections.