Alanah Hebert Deputy General Counsel, La. Supreme Court
Alanah Odoms Hebert serves as Deputy General Counsel of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Ms. Odoms Hebert provides legal counsel to the Court on litigation and administrative matters which involve questions of federal and state law. Alanah also serves as staff counsel to the Justice Reinvestment Task Force, a bi-partisan, inter-branch team of experts tasked with studying the drivers of incarceration in Louisiana and proposing legislative reforms. Ms. Hebert currently teaches at Tulane Law School, as an adjunct lecturer in Negotiation and Mediation Advocacy. Prior to her work for the Court, Ms. Hebert worked as an associate at the law firm Gauthier, Houghtaling and Williams LLP, practicing in the areas of business and civil litigation, and as a Senior Assistant District Attorney in Orleans Parish. Ms. Odoms Hebert is a graduate of Rutgers School of Law-Newark and a Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Rutgers College in New Jersey.
Is Louisiana a Sportsman’s Paradise or Problem?
For decades Louisiana has proclaimed itself as the “Sportsman’s Paradise.” But for today’s hunters, changes to Louisiana’s landscape have caused a decline in the quality of the state’s deer habitat and smaller game. For coastal fishermen, private property rights often unduly restrict access to waters that are considered public in any other state.