TURNING IDEAS INTO ACTION
ABOUT DOMINICK IMPASTATO
Dominick Impastato was elected to the District 4 seat in October 2017. Dominick won the election with more than 57 percent of the vote. He was re-elected in 2019 to serve for another four years.
Prior to joining the Jefferson Parish Council, Dominick served as the District 5 Councilman on the Kenner City Council from 2014 until November 1, 2017. During that time, he served as President of the Kenner City Council for the year 2016. Though this was his first elected position, Dominick has always been committed to leadership in his community. A lifelong resident of Kenner, Dominick graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School in 1997 as Salutatorian and Student Council President. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Louisiana State University in 2001. At LSU, he held various roles in organizations such as the Student Government Association and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society in which he was one of 25 students selected from the LSU student body as the top leaders on the campus. He served as President of Acacia Fraternity, as well as on the Dean of Students’ Committee on Student Code of Conduct. Dominick continued his education at Loyola University School of Law. Earning his Juris Doctorate in 2004, he graduated 2nd in the Class and ranked 1st In Civil Law Division, with Summa Cum Laude honors. In law school, he was on Loyola Law Review and was on the National Moot Court Team, for which he was named the Top Oral Advocate and Best Brief Writer in the Southeast United States.
Currently, he is partner and trial attorney for Frischhertz & Impastato, LLC. His primary responsibility is for all phases of litigation, including all oral argument, including full responsibilities for both jury and bench trials in both state and federal courts. New Orleans City Business recognized him in 2013 as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in New Orleans. In addition, Super Lawyers Magazine and New Orleans Magazine have recognized him as one of the top trial attorneys in Louisiana in the years 2013 through 2022. He has also been recognized as one of the top 100 trial attorneys in the country and the top 40 trial attorneys under 40 years old in the country by National Trial Lawyers Magazine.
In addition to serving on the Council, Dominick’s commitment extends to various public outlets. He was also elected to the Republican Party Parish Executive Committee, District 4 in 2012, and he currently serves in that position as well. He was also appointed to the Regional Transit Authority Board of Commissioners and to the Kenner Economic Development Committee. Dominick has served on several boards such as the sub-committee on economic development for Laketown Development, Citizens Advisory Council for Jefferson Parish, and the Civil Service Board for Kenner firefighters and police. The Greater New Orleans Republicans recently named Dominick Republican of the Year 2017. He was also named 2019 Parish/Municipal Crimefighter of the Year by Crimefighters. He served as the 2019 Italian Grand Marshal of the Irish-Italian Parade in Jefferson Parish and in 2022, he was honored with the Joseph Giarusso Civic Award by the American Italian Cultural Center in New Orleans as the year’s most prominent Italian-American civic leader in Louisiana.
He has taken active leadership roles in several organizations such as Woodlake Playground Booster Club, Archbishop Rummel Alumni Association, Acacia Fraternity Alumni Association, Kids’ Chance Scholarship Committee for Louisiana Bar Foundation, Louisiana Voodoo Girls’ Softball, St. Joseph’s Italian American Heritage Marching Club, and New Orleans Saints Sports Hall of Fame. For 19 years, he was a volunteer baseball coach for the City of Kenner All-star program and Recreation Department. Dominick’s most proud achievement though is being the father of his three children, Dominick IV, Mia and Joseph.