Stephen C. Dwight

Calcasieu Parish District Attorney

Stephen Dwight was raised in Moss Bluff, Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1999 and then went on to graduate from Southern University Law School where he received his Juris Doctor in 2002. Upon graduation, he joined Dwight Law Firm, LLC where he has served as General Counsel for Sheriff Tony Mancuso and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office as well as serving the City of Westlake as City Attorney, City Prosecutor and Magistrate.


In 2015, Stephen was elected as the Louisiana State Representative for District 35 and served for 5 years until being elected District Attorney.


Stephen took the Oath of Office as District Attorney for Calcasieu Parish on January 10, 2021. He has been appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to serve on the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice as well as the Peace Officer Standards & Training Council.



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