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City Attorney

Sheri Morris

Ms. Morris is a Partner with Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich practicing in the Baton Rouge office. She has a diverse practice and broad range of experience specializing in representing governmental entities, public employees and elected and appointed officials. Ms. Morris is a registered civil mediator with training in civil, commercial and employment mediation.


Ms. Morris served as counsel to the Chairmen of the Petition to Incorporate Central, the Central Transition District and Central Citizens for Education. She formerly served as a Louisiana Assistant Attorney General, as General Counsel to the Louisiana Secretary of State (1993-2000), City Attorney for Central (2006 –  2014) and as General Counsel to the Central Community School Board (2007-2011).


Ms. Morris earned a B.S. in Psychology from Louisiana State University and a J.D. from Louisiana State University Law School. She is admitted to all Louisiana state and federal district and appellate courts and to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Ms. Morris is a member of the Louisiana and Baton Rouge Bar Associations, the Federal Bar Association for the Middle District, the Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards and Women in Public Finance. She is a fellow of the Louisiana State Bar Foundation and serves on the Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee.


Ms. Morris is a member of the Central Chamber of Commerce and a volunteer for Cooking in Central.