Todd Nesom is a lifelong resident of Allen Parish. His parents are Dr. And Mrs. H.A. Nesom of Oakdale. He is married to Hallie Nesom, and they have two sons, Wyatt and Cole. A graduate of Oakdale High School in 1982, Todd went to Louisiana College, and then obtained a Bachelor of General Studies, and Farm and Ranch Management Degree from Texas Christian in 1988. He obtained his Jurist Doctorate in 1991 from Loyola.

He entered public service in 1992 by serving as attorney for the city of Oakdale, and Assistant District Attorney, until his election to DA in 2008. He is currently serving on committees with the LDAA to ensure protection of the elderly, and with deferred compensation programs for state employees.

It is the goal of this office to ensure that justice is served through the enforcement of the criminal laws of the State of Louisiana; to champion the rights of victims, protect juveniles, and to develop and implement pro-active programs that will keep our communities safe and ensure and bright and promising future for our children.