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Fifth Board District
Ms. Valerie T Schexnayder

2017-2020
17732 Highland Rd Ste G
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: (225) 921-9122
Fax: (504) 828-2233

Valerie Turner Schexnayder is a special counsel with Mickey S. deLaup, A.P.L.C. She previously served as a Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) Distinguished Access to Justice Pro Bono Fellow, partnering with the Baton Rouge Bar Association as it develops and grows its pro bono outreach to veterans and their families. She received a BBA degree in 1986 from Loyola University and her JD degree, cum laude, in 1989 from Tulane University Law School. She was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 1989.

Valerie previously represented the 19th Judicial District in the LSBA’s House of Delegates and was a District 2 representative on the Young Lawyers Division Council from 1997-99. She is a member of the Access to Justice Commission and served on the Bar Governance Committee and Continuing Legal Education Committee. She was the recipient of the 1999 LSBA Young Lawyers Division’s Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award.

She is a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association. In her community, she currently serves on the board of directors for the Tiger Athletic Foundation, the Junior League of Baton Rouge, the Emerge Center Foundation and as vice chair of the Capital Area Finance Authority’s board of trustees.

Valerie and her husband Todd have been married for 31 years and are the parents of two children.




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