Lafayette, LA– Lifelong resident of Lafayette, Daniel Landry (Republican), has announced that he will become a candidate for the Office of Louisiana’s 15th Judicial District Attorney.
“I’ve been an Assistant District Attorney for 35 years; I’ve dedicated my life to keeping Acadiana safe. I’m determined to protect my community for years to come, that’s why I’m running.”
Daniel Landry was born on March 24th,1956, in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he has been a resident all of his life. Danny is a graduate of Lafayette High School and Louisiana State University, where he received a degree in political science and his Juris Doctorate in 1981.
Landry stated, “I have a strong love for our community, and I’m committed to its safety and security based on my strong desire to use the prosecutorial experience and leadership skills that I have developed over my years of service. My top priority has been and always will be to be fair and just based on the evidence and totality of the facts, treating all people with dignity and respect.”
Daniel believes that the District Attorney’s office has three responsibilities. First is protecting the public from those that violate the law; second is prosecuting criminals and, lastly, preventing crimes from occurring.
Daniel is currently 63 years of age and has been married to Nancy Hoover Landry for 38 years. He and his wife are members and attend Asbury Methodist Church. They have three children and two grandchildren. Their children are professionals in the field of Oil and Gas, Law and Medicine. He is the son of D.M. “Morgan” and Jonnie Landry.
The Office of Louisiana’s 15th Judicial District Attorney includes Acadia, Lafayette, and Vermillion, parishes. Keith Stutes is vacating the seat following his retirement. Election Day is Tuesday, November 3rd.