Maurice C. Hebert, Jr., formerly an attorney with Liskow & Lewis, APLC, retired in 2004, but maintains his license to practice law and engage in special projects, mediation and arbitration. He graduated from LSU in 1959. with a degree in electrical engineering. He is a professional and registered electrical and environmental engineer, (retired) in the State of Louisiana. He graduated from Loyola University School of Law in 1966. He served as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Richard Putnam. Hebert is admitted to numerous state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. Hebert has served on numerous marine educational boards for both industry and educational institutions. He is a member of the GNOBFA Advisory Board and was a member of the board of directors of the Louisiana Association of Waterways Operators and Shipyards (L.A.W.S.). He has been a speaker at numerous maritime and law related seminars, is the co-founder of the River and Marine Industry Seminar and has served as moderator of all the prior River and Marine Industry Seminars.