Jane C. Scheuermann
Ms. Scheuermann is admitted to practice in all of the State Courts of Louisiana
and has practiced in the United States District Courts for the Eastern,
Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana.
She began her legal career as a legislative assistant at the Louisiana
Legislature. Subsequently, she worked as a staff attorney with the Office
of General Counsel, for the Louisiana Department of Health and Human Resources
where she represented the Bureau of Vital Statistics and Charity Hospital
of Louisiana at New Orleans. Then as an insurance defense attorney in
the healthcare section of the law firm Adams & Reese in New Orleans.
She has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1986, and has
extensive litigation experience in family law matters (i.e., divorce,
custody, support, marriage contracts, etc.), interdictions, judicial commitments,
mental health law and advocacy, fiduciary duties and obligations, chairing
medical review panels, ethics and professionalism, wills, powers of attorney,
estate planning, successions and contested estates.
As a contract attorney, Ms. Scheuermann has assisted the Louisiana State
Board of Medical Examiners and the Louisiana Supreme Court for the benefit
of the public and the enhancement of the practice of medicine and law.
She has served as a member of the Ethics Committee at Charity Hospital
in New Orleans, a member of the Board of Directors of the Advocacy Center
for the Elderly and Disabled, a Family Mediator and Court Appointed Mediator
in the Parish of Orleans through the New Orleans Bar Association Pro Bono
Project and as a member of the Public Access and Consumer Protection Committee
of the Louisiana State Bar Association.