Assistant District Attorney Christy Rhoades was recently sworn in by District Attorney John DeRosier. Rhoades will be assigned to the Domestic Violence Section. After graduating from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Arts in History, Rhoades earned her Master’s from DePaul University in Public Service Management. In 2010, Rhoades earned her Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University Law Center. Before joining the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office, she practiced law in Texas. Rhoades is married to David W. May, an attorney with the Lake Charles firm Spears & Gary, LLC, and they reside in Lake Charles.