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Phillip Terrell announces bid for Rapides DA

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Phillip Terrell announced his candidacy Wednesday for Rapides Parish District Attorney.

Judge Terrell is a lifelong resident of out community. He received his bachelor's degree from Louisiana College in 1979. In 1983, he graduated from LSU's law school with his Juris Doctorate. 

Phillip has been practicing law in Rapides Parish and throughout the State of Louisiana for over 30 years. Along with his private practice, Phillip worked as city attorney and prosecutor for the City of Pineville.

In addition to prosecuting numerous criminal matters, Phillip also represented the City of Pineville in complex litigation involving matters of municipal law.

Inn 1997, Phillip ran for and was elected Pineville City Judge. He was reelected without opposition twice more, and has served as Judge for more than seventeen years.

As Pineville City Judge, Phillip presided over thousands of civil and criminal cases, gaining the intimate experience and knowledge of the criminal court system needed to effectively administer the prosecution of criminals.

Phillip Terrell has served Rapides Parish his entire adult life; whether as a commissioner on the England Authority or as chairman of the Rapides Airport Authority, his desire to help the residents of Rapides Parish has been evident.

Now it is time to continue that service as the District Attorney for Rapides Parish.

Phillip and Vicki Jowers Terrell, his wife of 16 years, have two children: one daughter, Shelby, 15, and one son, Mason, 13. Phillip has one daughter, Megan, 27, from a previous marriage. 

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