Stephen Hébert

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Stephen D. Hébert LLC
 | 700 Camp Street, Suite 216
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-528-9500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Focused on the representation of clients charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes, attorney Stephen D. Hébert also assists his clients in general civil litigation and personal injury law. He has been recognized for his aggressive and effective representation as well as his straightforward, honest approach to handling clients' questions and concerns.

Mr. Hébert earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Loyola University New Orleans. In addition to his private practice, he also worked as an assistant district attorney and a civil litigation attorney with a private firm. These valuable experiences have given him the skills, knowledge and experience to protect the interests of his clients. His firm, Stephen D. Hébert LLC, is located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Theft

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%): DUI/DWI

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Theft

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

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About Stephen Hébert

Admitted: 2002, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://stephendhebert.com/index.php/stephen-d-hebert-new-orl...

Honors and Awards:

  • Order of the Barristers, Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law
  • Interschool Trial Advocacy Competition, Best Defense Team, Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law
  • J. Sanford Levy Brief Writing Competition, Finalist, Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law
  • Recognized for outstanding work in defending indigent clients in criminal matters, Outstanding Law Clinic Student Award, Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law Clinic

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Taught a course on prepaing a criminal case for trial from both the prosecution and defense perspective, Adjunct Professor, Anatomy of the Criminal Case, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Skills Course Curriculum, Criminal Law, Trial Practice, 2016
  • Taught a course on prepaing a criminal case for trial from both the prosecution and defense perspective, Adjunct Professor, Anatomy of the Criminal Case, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Skills Course Curriculum, Criminal Law, Trial Practice, 2015
  • Taught a continuing legal education seminar on civil forfeitures arising out of alleged narcotics violations in Louisiana state courts, Civil Forfeitures in Louisiana State Courts, LACDL Last Chance CLE Seminar, 2015
  • Taught a course on effective preparation to handle a criminal case for trial from both the prosecution and defense prospective, Adjunct Professor, Overview of the Criminal Trial, Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law Skills Course Curriculum, Criminal Defense, Trial Practice, 2015
  • Taught a course on effective direct examinations and trial practice in the  Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law skills course curriculum, Adjunct Professor, Trial Practice, 2014
  • Article discussing marijuana reform, or lack thereof, in Louisiana, Author, Tough on Crime or Smart on Crime?, Attorney at Law Magazine, Criminal Law, 2014
  • Taught a skills course on criminal practice in the  Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law Skills Course Curriculum, Adjunct Professor, Anatomy of the Criminal Case, Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law, Criminal Law, 2013
  • Article discussing expunging misdemeanor convictions in the State of Louisiana, Author, Expunging the Misdemeanor Conviction: No Article 894? No Problem, Attorney at Law Magazine, Criminal Law, 2013
  • Article discussing the enactment of Article I § 11 of the Louisiana Constitution, Author, New Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro: I told you so?, Attorney at Law Magazine, Criminal Law, 2013
  •  Taught a skills course on criminal practice in the  Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law Skills Course Curriculum, Adjunct Professor, A Bipolar Guide to Handle a Criminal Case: The View from Both Sides, Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law, Criminal Law, 2011
  • Lectured on the procedure of criminal matters in the State of Louisiana, Guest Lecturer, The Criminal Case, Tulane University Inter-Disciplinary Experience Seminars Program, Criminal Law, 2011

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • National Law Journal: Elite Lawyer of the South, 2017
  • AVVO, Client's Choice Award, 2017
  • AVVO: Client's Choice Award, 2016
  • AVVO: Client's Choice Award, 2015
  • New Orleans Magazine: Top Lawyer in Criminal Defense, 2015
  • New Orleans Magazine: Top Lawyer in Criminal Defense, 2014
  • AVVO: Client's Choice Award, 2014
  • AVVO: Top Contributor, 2014
  • AVVO: Top Contributor, 2013
  • New Orleans Magazine: Top Lawyer in Personal Injury Litigation, 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell: AV Peer Review Rating, 2013
  • New Orleans Magazine: Top Lawyer in Criminal Defense, 2012

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Educational Background:

  • Loyola University, New Orleans, J.D., 2002
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, B.A. in political science, 1998
Office Location for Stephen Hébert

700 Camp Street
Suite 216
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: 504-528-9500

 

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Last Updated: 8/7/2017

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