Ebony Morris

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

With a love for solving complex problems and a drive to help others, Ebony Morris ’11 knew she wanted to be an attorney since the 10th grade. At Southeastern, she majored in political science to gain the analytical and communication skills she would need to thrive in the profession. Today she is living her dream as an associate attorney for Phelps Dunbar in New Orleans.

Ebony is not only finding epic success for herself; she also mentors and sponsors many up-and-coming young lawyers–showing them that they too can both shine and make a difference in people’s lives.


action plan

  • Create a lifelong network by pledging Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
  • Get into law school.
  • Support those in need by volunteering with the Pro Bono Project.
  • Give back to the community by overseeing projects as president of the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc.
  • Win numerous top lawyer awards, along with being named Southeastern Alumna of the Year.