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Senator Jimmy Harris
District - 4


Louisiana State Senator James “Jimmy” Harris III – Senate District 4

Senator Harris, a true New Orleans native son, is a graduate of St. Augustine High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Morehouse College and earned his Juris Doctorate from Southern University Law Center.

Professionally, prior to being elected as the State Senator for senatorial District 4, he proudly served as the State Representative for House District 99.  He is the former Director of Special Projects for Congressman Cedric Richmond of Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District and the Director of State Relations for the City of New Orleans. He also served as the Legislative Advisor to State Representative Cedric Richmond for then House District 101. Harris has held senior level positions at the federal, state and municipal levels of government. In addition to being a Louisiana State Senator, he currently serves as a private practice Attorney.


As State Senator, Harris serves on the committees on Finance, Judiciary A (Vice-Chairman), Senate & Governmental Affairs and Legislative Audit Advisory Council; and serves as Chairman of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, a member of the Democratic Caucus, the Orleans Delegation and Latino Commission.


Civically, Senator Harris is an active member of Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club and Omega Phi Psi Fraternity Inc. He also is a member of the Association of St. Augustine Alumni, Morehouse College Alumni Association, Louisiana Bar Association and Louis A. Martinet Legal Society.




Senator Jimmy Harris


District Office
7240 Crowder Blvd.
Suite 406
New Orleans, LA 70126

District Phone
(504) 243-1960

(504) 243-1961

E-mail Address

Legislative Assistant
Corinne Villavaso

Related Links:
Session Information
Committees Assignments

Questions and comments may be directed to websen@legis.la.gov
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.