Education:

  • Loyola University College of Arts and Sciences, 1976
  • Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law - J.D., 1981

Licenses:

  • Admitted to the Bar, 1981, Louisiana
  • 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

Noteworthy Experience:

  • Served as a legislative assistant in the Louisiana Legislature
  • Served as a staff attorney for the Office of General Counsel in the Louisiana Department of Health and Human Resources, for the Office of Vital Records and for Charity Hospital of Louisiana at New Orleans.

Professional Organizations & Memberships:

  • Louisiana Association for Justice
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Twenty-Second Judicial District Court Bar Association

Awards & Accolades:

  • New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyer, 2015

Community & Civic Involvement:

  • Member, Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation
  • Member / Volunteer, PBS
  • Member / Volunteer, Bike Easy
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Advocacy Center for the Elderly and Disabled
  • Court-Appointed Mediator, New Orleans Bar Association Pro Bono Project
  • Member, Public Access and Consumer Protection Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association

Contact Information

Phone: (504) 962-4206

Email: jcs@chehardy.com

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.