Alease T. Scott

Alease practices in the areas of insurance coverage and insurance defense. 

About

Alease’s experience includes representing clients in a variety of complex litigation matters in both Louisiana state and federal courts. She has experience in all stages of litigation, including trial and post-trial motion practice and has obtained favorable rulings. Prior to joining the firm, Alease’s practice included oil and gas contamination, asbestos, workers compensation, and product and premise liability defense. 

 

Earlier in her legal career, Alease was a law clerk at Louisiana’s 38th Judicial District Court and for Division “J” of the Orleans Parish Civil District Court. While in law school, Alease was a research assistant and was a recipient of the Chancellor’s Leadership Award and the Student Bar Association President’s Award. Alease spent the summer after her first year studying abroad at the University College London, at which time she studied Comparative Constitutional Law.

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage

  • Insurance Defense

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, J.D., 2015

    • Chancellor’s Leadership Award Recipient

    • Student Bar Association President’s Award

    • Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project Teaching Fellow

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, B.A., 2012

    • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated

    • Student Government Association Judicial Branch, Chief Justice

    • National Cross-Examination Debate Association, Member

Experience

  • 38th Judicial District Court, Law Clerk

  • Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Division J, Law Clerk

  • Kuchler Polk Weiner, LLC

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • Author, “Constructive Knowledge in Act 312 Lawsuits,” Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Newsletter Article April 2020

  • Co-presenter, “Motions: How Not to Go to Trial,” Louisiana State Bar Association, December 2020

Admissions

  • Louisiana State and Federal Courts 

Memberships​/Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association

  • New Orleans Bar Association

  • Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society