Commissioner Andre’ Doguet Sworn into Office
Doguet took the oath of office on May 28.Commissioner Andre' Doguet is a native of Acadia Parish and a graduate of Louisiana State University and LSU Law School where he was a member of Law Review. He has practiced civil and criminal law in the 15th Judicial District Court system for over thirty years. From 1986-2004, he worked in Rayne, Louisiana in a general criminal and civil practice, including service as a felony public defender and as general counsel for the Acadia Parish Police Jury. From 2005-2018, Commissioner Doguet focused his practice on family law issues and worked briefly as magistrate for the Town of Carencro. In 2018, he left his private law practice to become a hearing officer for the family court system in the 15th JDC, and he held that position to the date of his appointment as Commissioner on June 1, 2020.
Commissioner Doguet is a member in good standing of the Louisiana State Bar Association. He is a past member of the Acadia Parish Bar Association and is currently a member of the Lafayette Parish Bar Association, having served as president of that organization from 2010-2011. He is also a past board member of the Lafayette Bar Foundation. He is also a sitting member of the Louisiana State Law Institute and a member of the “Marriage and Persons Com-mittee.”
Doguet took the oath of office on May 28. He replaces former Commissioner Tommy Frederick. He was sworn in by Clerk of Court Louis Perret in the presence of Chief Judge Marilyn Castle and Judge David Blanchet.
“I see the work of the Commissioner as one of service to the judicial system, to citizens who come before the court and to my fellow professionals who continue to advocate for their clients. It is important work, and I stand ready to be of service.” -Andre' Doguet