Bette R. Matheny


Born and raised in New Orleans, Bette graduated from Metairie Park Country Day High School in 2010. She earned her undergraduate degree in Spanish with a minor in Sociology from Louisiana State University in 2014. Bette attended the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University and graduated with a Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law in 2017.

After graduating from law school, Bette served as a law clerk to the Honorable James J. Brady, United States District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana. Prior to joining the firm, Bette served as a senior trial attorney for the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office, sitting first chair for the State of Louisiana for all non-capital felony cases in Section G of Orleans Parish Criminal District Court.

Bette practices primarily in the areas of insurance defense and general civil litigation. She is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts and federal court in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Bette is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association.


  • Insurance Defense
  • General Civil Litigation


  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 2014
  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D./D.C.L., 2017


  • The Louisiana State Bar Association