Calcasieu Parish Assistant District Attorney sworn in

Courtesy: Calcasieu Parish District Attorney
Courtesy: Calcasieu Parish District Attorney

The following is a Press Release from the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney:

Assistant District Attorney Matthew Bond Pettaway was recently sworn in by District Attorney John DeRosier.

Pettaway graduated from Sam Houston High School, completed a Bachelor of Science degree at Louisiana State University, and earned his Juris Doctor from LSU's Paul M. Hebert Law Center.  He was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in October 2010.

While a law student at LSU, he clerked for deGravelle, Palmintier, Holthaus, and Fruge in Baton Rouge for two years.

Before joining the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office, he served as law clerk to Judge Robert Wyatt and Judge Ronald Ware at the 14th Judicial District Court.

Pettaway is married to the former Emily Breaux, a French teacher at St. Louis High School, and resides in Lake Charles.