Domestic Violence Advocate
Suzanne Hamilton, LCSW has served as the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Coordinator for the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s Office since 2016. In this role, Suzanne guides and assists victims and survivors of domestic violence throughout the criminal justice process. Suzanne is a two-time LSU graduate with an undergraduate degree in political science and a master’s degree in social work with a specialization in behavioral health. Suzanne provides supervision, guidance, and mentoring to graduate level interns and is committed to developing future social workers. Suzanne is involved in educating and training about intimate partner violence and the complex issues that arise for victims and survivors of these crimes. She has played important roles in coordinated community responses to domestic violence intervention and prevention, having led the Victim Services Workgroup for the Stop the Loss Initiative and serving as a member of the LSU Athletics Council on Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Suzanne is passionate and committed to ensuring that high quality, trauma informed services are provided to survivors of domestic violence in the community she serves. Suzanne was born and raised in New Orleans, LA but has called Baton Rouge home for the last 15 years.