Heidel Schneider grew up in Slidell, Louisiana as the eldest of six children. She attended Louisiana State University and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics. For the past twenty years, she has successfully litigated Louisiana workers’ compensation claims. She is admitted to all Louisiana courts, and the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Heidel has lectured with the National Business Institute regarding the handling of workers’ compensation claims. When she is not practicing law, she enjoys camping, hiking, and spending time with her family.