Ronnie Lampard serves as the Senior Director of the Civil and Criminal Justice Task Forces at the American Legislative Exchange Council. During his time at ALEC, he has testified before congressional committees, state legislative committees, and provided written testimony to state legislative committees on administrative law, civil asset forfeiture reform, juvenile justice reform, occupational licensing reform, and prisoner reentry. In addition, he has published op-eds on various topics, including limiting driver’s license suspensions, mandatory minimum sentencing reform, regulatory reform, and sports betting.
Before coming to ALEC, he served on the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary as a Legal Fellow. Previously, he was a prosecutor in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he tried both felony and misdemeanor cases and argued approximately 100 motion hearings. He received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of New Orleans, his graduate degree in Political Science from American University, and his undergraduate degree from Tulane University in May of 2006.
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