Mr. Diaz brings a wealth of experience to his candidacy as the lead prosecutor in over 100,000 felony cases over the years. Mr. Diaz has earned the respect of his fellow attorneys who elected him President of the St. Bernard Bar Association for five years. He is a member of the National District Attorney’s Association, the Louisiana Trial Lawyers, a Governor of the Islenos, and a member of the NRA.
Mr. Diaz grew up in Arabi, where he still resides. His late father, Alfred Joseph Diaz, was born and raised in Delacroix Island, and his late mother, Mary Verret, was born in St. Mary Parish. He has three children, Troy, Rechelle, and Dana; two grandchildren, Claire and Eli, and lost a third grandchild, Sage, who died at the age of two.