Committee on the Profession

Committee on the Profession


The mission of the Committee shall be to support and encourage lawyers to exercise the highest standards of integrity, ethics and professionalism in their conduct; to examine systemic issues in the legal system arising out of the lawyer’s relationship and duties to his/her clients, other lawyers, the courts, the judicial system and the public good; to provide the impetus and means to positively impact those relationships and duties; to improve access to the legal system; and to improve the quality of life and work/life balance for lawyers.



Committee Members

Mr. Tarak Anada
Member
201 Saint Charles Ave Fl 49
New Orleans, LA 70170
Phone: (504) 582-8322
Fax: (504) 589-8322
Email: tanada@joneswalker.com
Firm: Jones Walker LLP
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Hon. Carl J Barbier
Member
500 Poydras St Rm 256
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 589-7525
Fax: (504) 589-4536
Email: barbier@laed.uscourts.gov
Firm: US District Court
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Robert A Barnett
Member
639 Loyola Ave Ste 2500
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 529-4141
Fax: (504) 561-0326
Email: rab@gustebarnett.com
Firm: Guste, Barnett , Schlesinger, Henderson & Alpaugh, LLP
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Ms. Michelle Andrina Beaty
Member
601 Saint Charles Ave Fl 4
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 568-5460
Fax: (504) 599-1360
Email: mbeaty@lasc.org
Firm: Office of Special Counsel
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Cloyd Benjamin Jr
Member
726 3rd St Ste B
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Phone: (318) 352-7575
Fax: (318) 352-7715
Email: bengaminlawfirmllc@yahoo.com
Firm: The Law Offices of Cloyd Benjamin Jr, LLC
Parish: natchitoches
Board District: 6th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 10th - Judicial District

Mr. Scott R Bickford
Member
338 Lafayette St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 581-9065
Fax: (504) 581-7635
Email: srb@mbfirm.com
Firm: Martzell & Bickford
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Hon. Herbert A Cade
Member
820 Okeefe Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 581-4892
Fax: (504) 561-6024
Email: hcade@hhklawfirm.com
Firm: Herman, Herman, & Katz
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Justin McCarthy Chopin
Member
Energy Centre
1100 Poydras St Ste 3100

New Orleans, LA 70163
Phone: (504) 585-3831
Fax: (504) 585-3801
Email: chopin@carverdarden.com
Firm: Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux, LLC
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Ms. Mary Elizabeth Colvin
Member
301 Main St Ste 2110
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone: (225) 218-4446
Fax: (225) 246-2876
Email: mcolvin@erlingsonbanks.com
Firm: Erlingson Banks, PLLC
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Hon. John E Conery
Member
204 E Main St
New Iberia, LA 70560
Phone: (337) 369-3540
Fax:
Email: jc@judgeconery.com
Firm: State of LA
Parish: iberia
Board District: 3rd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 16th - Judicial District

Ms. Sandra K Cosby
Member
Two Lakeway Center
3850 N Causeway Blvd Ste 1700

Metairie, LA 70002-8178
Phone: (504) 840-4912
Fax: (504) 835-3464
Email: sandra.k.cosby.gbcj@statefarm.com
Firm: Frederick A Miller & Assoc
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Ms. Carla Shedawn Courtney-Harris
Member
2431 S Acadian Thrwy Ste 600
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: (225) 923-3462
Fax: (225) 923-0315
Email: ccourtney@hamsil.com
Firm: Hammonds, Sills, Adkins & Guice, LLP
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Mr. Mark Aaron Cunningham
Member
201 Saint Charles Ave Fl 50
New Orleans, LA 70170
Phone: (504) 582-8536
Fax: (504) 582-8583
Email: mcunningham@joneswalker.com
Firm: Jones Walker LLP
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Ms. Felicia F Davis
Member
1160 Louisiana Ave
Port Allen, LA 70767
Phone: (225) 381-8070
Fax: (225) 381-8443
Email: ffdlaw@hallsinc.net
Firm: Attorney at Law
Parish: west baton rouge
Board District: 6th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 18th - Judicial District

Mr. Bobby J Delise
Member
7924 Maple St
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 836-8000
Fax: (504) 836-8020
Email: bdelise@dahlaw.com
Firm: Delise & Hall
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Larry Edward Demmons
Member
3201 Ridgelake Drive
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504) 296-6417
Fax: (504) 335-0749
Email: larry@demmonslaw.com
Firm: The Demmons Law Firm, LLC
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Stephen I Dwyer
Member
3000 W Esplanade Ave N Ste 200
Metairie, LA 70002-3726
Phone: (504) 838-9090
Fax: (504) 838-9187
Email: sdwyer@dwyercambre.com
Firm: Dwyer, Cambre & Suffern, APLC
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Ms. Monique M Edwards
Member
1323 Orlando Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Phone: (225) 923-3837
Fax: (225) 929-8925
Email: edwards.law.group@gmail.com
Firm: The Edwards Law Group, LLC
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Mr. Sherman G Fendler
Member
701 Poydras St Ste 5000
New Orleans, LA 70139-6001
Phone: (504) 556-4122
Fax: (504) 556-4108
Email: sgfendler@liskow.com
Firm: Liskow & Lewis, APLC
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Ms. Judith Ann Gainsburgh
Member
1100 Poydras St Ste 1210
New Orleans, LA 70163
Phone: (504) 582-2280
Fax: (504) 582-2275
Email: jgainsburgh@judithgainsburghlaw.com
Firm: Attorney at Law
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Todd Edward Gaudin
Member
4021 WE Heck Ct Bldg L
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Phone: (225) 366-7030
Fax: (225) 297-2574
Email: todd@ftmglawyers.com
Firm: Fenet Treadway Gaudin Lawyers
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Ms. Lauren Elizabeth Godshall
Member
228 Saint Charles Ave Ste 1200
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 524-8556
Fax: (504) 524-8703
Email: laurengodshall@curryandfriend.com
Firm: Curry & Friend, APLC
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Barry H Grodsky
Chair
1100 Poydras St Ste 2100
New Orleans, LA 70163
Phone: (504) 599-8535
Fax: (504) 599-8501
Email: bgrodsky@taggartmorton.com
Firm: Taggart Morton, LLC
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Ms. Cheri Cotogno Grodsky
Staff Liaison
601 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130-3481
Phone: (504) 619-0107
Fax: (504) 598-6753
Email: cgrodsky@lsba.org
Firm: LA State Bar Association
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Ms. Holly Ann Hansen
Member
6513 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: (225) 766-1100
Fax: (225) 767-4486
Email: hansen@moorethompson.com
Firm: Moore, Thompson & Lee, APLC
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Ms. Kassie Liner Hargis
Member
Courthouse Annex
7856 Main St Ste 211

Houma, LA 70360
Phone: (985) 873-6550
Fax: (985) 873-6592
Email: khargis@32ndjdc.org
Firm: 32nd JDC
Parish: terrebonne
Board District: 3rd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 32nd - Judicial District

Mr. Michael E Holoway
Member
827 W 22nd Ave
Covington, LA 70433
Phone: (985) 871-3924
Fax: (985) 871-6957
Email: mholoway@millinglaw.com
Firm: Milling Benson Woodward, LLP
Parish: saint tammany
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 22nd - Judicial District

Ms. Christy Michele Howley
Member
629 Lafayette St
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: (504) 367-4842
Fax: (504) 367-4824
Email: christyhowley@bowmanandhowley.com
Firm: Bowman & Howley
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Mr. Philip G Hunter
Member
1916 Gus Kaplan Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: (318) 487-1997
Fax: (318) 487-2022
Email: pgh.hunter@me.com
Firm: Hunter & Beck
Parish: rapides
Board District: 6th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 9th - Judicial District

Ms. Katherine Lynn Hurst
Member
600 Jefferson St Ste 555
Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone: (337) 233-6930
Fax: (337) 354-2451
Email: klh@katherinehurst.com
Firm: Attorney at Law
Parish: lafayette
Board District: 3rd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 15th - Judicial District

Ms. Chauntis Trenelle Jenkins
Member
704 Carondelet St
New Orleans, LA 70130-3706
Phone: (504) 581-3838
Fax: (504) 581-4069
Email: cjenkins@phjlaw.com
Firm: Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson, LLP
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Hon. Nannette V Jolivette Brown
Member
500 Poydras St Rm C-205
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 589-7505
Fax: (504) 589-7507
Email:
Firm: US District Court
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Cheney C Joseph Jr
Member
4859 Tulane Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4762
Phone: (225) 766-5678
Fax: (225) 578-5935
Email: cheney.joseph@law.lsu.edu
Firm: LSU Law Center
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Ms. Arlene D Knighten
Member
47026 Scott Dr
Hammond, LA 70401-7323
Phone: (985) 345-6616
Fax: (985) 429-8773
Email: aknighten@ldi.la.gov
Firm: LA Dept of Insurance
Parish: tangipahoa
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 21st - Judicial District

Mr. Robert A Kutcher
Member
Two Lakeway Center
3850 N Causeway Blvd Ste 900

Metairie, LA 70002-8130
Phone: (504) 830-3838
Fax: (504) 836-9540
Email: rkutcher@chopin.com
Firm: Chopin, Wagar, Richard & Kutcher, LLP
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Mr. Nahum D Laventhal
Member
3850 N Causeway Blvd Ste 1230
Metairie, LA 70002-3748
Phone: (504) 872-3943
Fax: (855) 810-2532
Email: laventn1@nationwide.com
Firm: Nationwide Insurance
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Hon. Quintillis Kenyatta Lawrence
Member
300 North Blvd Ste 2201
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone: (225) 389-2562
Fax: (225) 389-5690
Email: qlawrence@brgov.com
Firm: 19th JDC
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Mr. Richard K Leefe
Member
3900 N Causeway Blvd Ste 1470
Metairie, LA 70002-7253
Phone: (504) 830-3939
Fax: (504) 830-3998
Email: rkleefe@leefegibbs.com
Firm: Leefe Gibbs Sullivan & Dupre, LLC
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Mr. Robert C Lehman
Member
204 Scotchpine Dr
Mandeville, LA 70471-2545
Phone: (985) 778-9891
Fax: (985) 845-4154
Email: lehman71@hotmail.com
Firm: Law Offices of Robert C Lehman, LLC
Parish: saint tammany
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 22nd - Judicial District

Hon. Ivan L R Lemelle
Member
500 Poydras St Chambers C-525
New Orleans, LA 70130-3302
Phone: (504) 589-7555
Fax: (504) 589-7623
Email: lemelle@laed.uscourts.gov
Firm: US Courts
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Ms. Lynn Luker
Member
3433 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 648-6000
Fax: (504) 525-5599
Email: lynn.luker@llalaw.com
Firm: Lynn Luker & Associates, LLC
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Michael W Magner
Member
201 Saint Charles Ave Ste 5100
New Orleans, LA 70170
Phone: (504) 582-8316
Fax: (504) 582-8583
Email: mmagner@joneswalker.com
Firm: Jones Walker LLP
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. John E McAuliffe Jr
Board Liaison
Two Lakeway Center
3850 N Causeway Blvd Ste 1700

Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504) 840-4900
Fax: (504) 835-3464
Email: eddie.mcauliffe.hpqo@statefarm.com
Firm: Frederick A Miller & Assoc
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Mr. Thomas M McNamara
Member
Iberia Bank Tower
200 W Congress St Ste 900

Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone: (337) 412-6003
Fax: (337) 412-6037
Email: tmm@jgmclaw.com
Firm: Johnson Gray McNamara, LLC
Parish: lafayette
Board District: 3rd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 15th - Judicial District

Mr. Kevin R Molloy
Member
4700 Line Ave Ste 200
Shreveport, LA 71106-1533
Phone: (318) 868-2600
Fax: (318) 868-8966
Email: kevinm@simonfitzgerald.com
Firm: Simon, Fitzgerald, Cooke, Reed & Welch
Parish: caddo
Board District: 8th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 1st - Judicial District

Mr. Julian R Murray Jr
Member
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1100
Metairie, LA 70001-7534
Phone: (504) 833-5600
Fax: (504) 833-8080
Email: jrm@chehardy.com
Firm: Chehardy, Sherman, Ellis, Murray, Recile, Griffith, Stakelum & Hayes, LLP
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Mr. Adrian Girard Nadeau
Member
4041 Essen Ln Ste 500
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-7319
Phone: (225) 922-5110
Fax: (225) 922-5105
Email: agn@longlaw.com
Firm: The Long Law Firm, LLP
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Hon. Steven R Plotkin
Member
232 Lake Marina Dr Apt 6D
New Orleans, LA 70124-5509
Phone: (504) 282-7777
Fax: (504) 282-6222
Email:
Firm: Attorney at Law
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Ms. Meghan Elizabeth Smith
Member
228 Saint Charles Ave Ste 1200
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 524-8558
Fax: (504) 524-8703
Email: meghansmith@curryandfriend.com
Firm: Curry & Friend, APLC
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Hon. Raymond S Steib Jr
Member
200 Derbigny St Ste 3700 Div A
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: (504) 364-3850
Fax: (504) 365-3347
Email: rays@24jdc.us
Firm: State of LA
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Mr. James Kenneth Sticker III
Member
3900 N Causeway Blvd Ste 1470
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504) 830-3939
Fax: (504) 830-3998
Email: jksticker@leefegibbs.com
Firm: Leefe Gibbs Sullivan & Dupre, LLC
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Mr. Jonathan David Stokes
Member
2001 MacArthur Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: (318) 445-6471
Fax: (318) 445-6476
Email: jstokes@goldweems.com
Firm: Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues & Rundell
Parish: rapides
Board District: 6th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 9th - Judicial District

Ms. Tina Louise Suggs
Member
Lakeway Two
3850 N Causeway Blvd Ste 1700

Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504) 846-3615
Fax: (504) 840-4941
Email: tina.suggs.m2i8@statefarm.com
Firm: Frederick A Miller & Assoc
Parish: jefferson
Board District: 2nd - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 24th - Judicial District

Mr. David Anthony Szwak
Member
Mid South Tower
416 Travis St Ste 1404

Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318) 424-1400
Fax: (318) 221-6555
Email: bjks1507@aol.com
Firm: Bodenheimer, Jones & Szwak, LLC
Parish: caddo
Board District: 8th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 1st - Judicial District

Mr. Bradley Joseph Tate
Member
8550 United Plaza Blvd Ste 1001
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: (225) 360-3129
Fax: (225) 922-4611
Email: btate@pncpa.com
Firm: Postlethwaite & Netterville
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Mr. Brandon Kyle Thibodeaux
Member
1100 Poydras St Ste 3700
New Orleans, LA 70163
Phone: (504) 599-8253
Fax:
Email: bthibodeaux@frilot.com
Firm: Frilot, LLC
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Ms. Dylan Tuggle Thriffiley
Member
909 Poydras St Ste 3600
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 585-3050
Fax: (504) 585-3051
Email: dylan.thriffiley@keanmiller.com
Firm: Kean Miller, LLP
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Robert L Walsh
Member
201 Saint Charles Ave Fl 50
New Orleans, LA 70170-1000
Phone: (504) 582-8598
Fax: (504) 582-8011
Email: rwalsh@joneswalker.com
Firm: Jones Walker LLP
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Hon. Jewel E Welch Jr
Member
1600 North Third Street
P.O. Box 4408

Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 382-3060
Fax: (225) 382-3143
Email: jwelch@la-fcca.org
Firm: State of LA
Parish: east baton rouge
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 19th - Judicial District

Ms. Sharonda Renell Williams
Member
1300 Perdido St Ste 5E03
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 658-9920
Fax: (504) 658-9868
Email: shrwilliams@nola.gov
Firm: City of New Orleans Law Dept
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Carl Allen Woods III
Member
7415 Garfield St
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 858-6165
Fax:
Email: trey@didriksenlaw.com
Firm: Didriksen Law Firm
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Alan J Yacoubian
Member
701 Poydras St Ste 4700
New Orleans, LA 70139-7708
Phone: (504) 528-3001
Fax: (504) 528-3030
Email: ajy@jjbylaw.com
Firm: Johnson, Johnson, Barrios & Yacoubian
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Hon. Jay C Zainey
Member
500 Poydras St Ste C-455
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 589-7590
Fax: (504) 589-4575
Email: jay_zainey@laed.uscourts.gov
Firm: US District Court
Parish: orleans
Board District: 1st - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: Orleans Parish

Mr. Carlos Alberto Zelaya II
Member
330 Oak Harbor Blvd Ste D
Slidell, LA 70458
Phone: (985) 649-0709
Fax: (985) 649-5706
Email: czelaya@mumphreylaw.com
Firm: Mumphrey Law Firm
Parish: saint tammany
Board District: 5th - LSBA Board District
Judicial District: 22nd - Judicial District



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