Domoine D. Rutledge, Esq., is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is a 1987 graduate of Baker High School, a 1992 graduate of Southern University at Baton Rouge with a bachelor of arts degree in political science, and a 1997 graduate of the Southern University Law Center with a jurors doctor degree. He was admitted to the practice of law in the State of Louisiana in 1997 as well.
His professional experiences consist of a combination of local, state, and federal government experience. On the state level, Rutledge served as legislative assistant to then State Senator Cleo Fields. He also has served as a congressional aide to then United States Representative Cleo Fields in Washington, D.C. wherein he served as legislative and communications director. He has also served as an assistant district attorney in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Rutledge currently serves as general counsel of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. He is the first African American in the history of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System to serve as its general counsel. Rutledge is also the school board’s chief legal advisor. The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is the second largest school system in the State of Louisiana.
In July of 2006, Domoine was elected national president of the Southern University Alumni Federation and re-elected without opposition in 2008. Currently, he serves as a member of the Southern University System Board of Supervisors via a gubernatorial appointment and president and chairman of the Southern University System Foundation Board of Directors. He is a member of the Supervisory Committee for Neighbors Federal Credit Union and holds membership in numerous civic and professional organizations.
He is married to the former Sharmayne Raby, and they are the proud parents of two sons, Darren and Dillon.