Office of the Secretary


James Devitt
Deputy General Counsel

Delatria Allen
Administrative Assistant

Voice 225.342.0688
Fax 225.342.2707

617 North Third Street
P.O. Box 94396 
Baton Rouge Louisiana 70804-9396


Legal Division-Office of the General Counsel

This division provides various legal services to all areas of the department.

It reviews contracts and other documents which could have liability implications for DENR or the state.

The Legal Division also coordinates requests for copies of records of the agency.

To request a copy of a Public Record:

Send written letter of inquiry to: Public Records Requests

La. Dept. of Energy and Natural Resources, Legal Division

Attention: James Devitt

P.O. Box 94396, Baton Rouge, La. 70804-9396