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Z. Ambrose Stearns, Jr.


Ambrose Stearns is an associate in the Lafayette office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2020 and practices with the offshore energy and marine litigation group.


Ambrose earned his B.A, cum laude, from the University of Dallas in 2014. He earned his J.D./D.C.L. from the LSU Law Center in 2019, where he received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in 2016, was the recipient of the Chancellor’s Scholarship and was an LSU Law Dean’s Scholar in the Fall of 2016 and the Spring of 2017.

During law school, Ambrose served as an extern for Judge John deGravelles in the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana and later with the U.S. Attorney’s office in the Middle District of Louisiana.

  • Admitted, Louisiana, Louisiana Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • Louisiana State and Lafayette Bar Associations; Christian Legal Society