Adrejia Lajoy Ann Boutté is a partner with Christovich & Kearney, LLP of New Orleans, LA. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1999 from Xavier University School of Louisiana and a Juris Doctorate in 2003 from Southern University Law Center. She is certified in Basic Mediation and Conflict Resolution and served as a co-arbitrator in Baton Rouge City Court in 2002.

Adrejia is a former judicial law clerk for the Honorable Madeline Jasmine in the 40th Judicial District Court for the Parish of St. John the Baptist. She is also a 2010 graduate of the Committee for a Better New Orleans Leadership Program and has presented nationally on issues of diversity and the Innocence Project Program in law schools.

Adrejia joined Christovich & Kearney in 2006. She has experience in the co-arbitration of creditor/debtor disputes, business formation, and immigration law and currently practices in various areas of commercial litigation.

Adrejia currently resides in Baton Rouge with her husband,
Richard Swafford.

Louisiana State Bar Association 
LSBA Diversity Communications 
Subcommittee LSBA Journal Editorial Board Louisiana
Bar Foundation Fellow
Louisiana Association of Defense Council           
New Orleans Defense Association
Federal Bar Association
American Inns of Court
Board Member, New Orleans Speech and Hearing 
Center Advisory Board Member, St. Bernard
Battered Women's Program, Inc.

Past Memberships:
2009-2014 Co-chair of the LSBA's Diversity Committee Communications Subcommittee
2012-2014 Member of the LSBA’s Diversity Committee
2009-2013 Member of the LSBA’s Legal Services for Persons with Learning Disabilities Committee
2010-2012 Member of the Defense Research Institute’s Diversity Committee
2009-2013 Member of the LSBA’s Diversity Conclave Subcommittee
2009-2013 Member of the LSBA’s Minority Involvement & Pipeline Subcommittee
2009-2011 Member of FORUM 35
2009-2010 Volunteer with the New Orleans Parish Teen Court.
2009-2012 Member of the National Bar Association
2009-2014 Co-chair of the LSBA Diversity Committee Communications Subcommittee

Presentations/Guest Speaking:
2013 Multicultural Organizations, Louisiana Diversity & Leadership Conference
2013 La. Vocational Rehab Panel Moderator, LSBA Disability Summit
2012 Toxic Talk "Between The Ages" In The Workplace, statewide CLE Gilsbar/LSBA        
2012 The Judicial System in LA, Estelle Elementary School/Law and Civic Education speaker
2011 Toxic Talk “Between the Ages” In The Workplace, Johns Hopkins University Diversity Seminar
2011 Toxic Talk “Between The Ages” In The Workplace, LSBA Institute of Inclusion CLE
2009-2010 "Lawyers in the Classroom," Law and Civic Education speaker
2009-2010 "Power Ties," LSBA/Young Leadership Council speaker