Adam Crepelle is an associate  professor  at Southern University Law Center and the managing fellow of SULC's  Native American Law and Policy Institute. He is a commissioner on the American Bar Association's Commission on Domestic  and Sexual Violence. He is a former vice president of the California Indian Law Association  and is a co-founder of  the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana. Adam is an enrolled citizen of the United Houma Nation, and serves as a judge on  the Court of Appeals for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

Adam has published several articles in both academic and popular journals on a wide variety of topics including crime in Indian country, tribal economic development, and tribal federal recognition.  In addition to his juris doctor, Adam holds a master's  degree  in public policy and master's of law in indigenous peoples law and policy. Adam is also an award winning fil_mmaker. His film, Indian Santa, screened at numerous venues including the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian.