Lamar is the publisher and founder of the Bayou Brief; a native of Alexandria, Louisiana; a graduate of Alexandria Senior High School, Rice University in Houston, and SMU’s Dedman School of Law in Dallas, and an award-winning muckraker. He was the last person Andrew Breitbart ever insulted (and apologized to), and he’s responsible for breaking a series of national news stories about racism and political corruption in Texas, Mississippi, and his beloved Louisiana. He lives in Gert Town in New Orleans along with his vicious golden retrievers, Lucy Ana and Ruby Bridges.
In what was the most sensational case in New Orleans in thirty years and the first-ever trial to earn wall-to-wall coverage on local television news, Mike Fawer became an overnight celebrity and the city’s most sought-after criminal defense attorney as he represented a prominent furniture dealer charged with murdering his wife.
During his 60 year career, criminal defense attorney Mike Fawer represented poor people, rich people, accused murderers, civil rights icons, and corrupt politicians in some of the most sensational cases in Louisiana history.
After operating for more than 15 years in a tax haven for shell companies, gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone moved ISC Group Nevada LLC to Louisiana in 2017, but that still doesn’t mean he brought any revenue back to the Bayou.