Finance and Membership Department

Director of Finance and Membership
Michelle LaRose
Michelle serves as the LSBA’s chief financial officer and oversees maintenance of the roll of attorneys, as well as collection of the LSBA dues and LADB assessment. She works closely with the treasurer, executive director and the external auditors. She directs all accounting and financial related activities for the LSBA in accordance with association policy and generally accepted accounting principles, while maintaining internal accounting controls and establishing financial processes and procedures. Michelle joined the staff in September 2016.
Phone: (504) 619-0121
Toll Free: (800) 421-5722, ext. 121
Fax: (504) 566-0930
Accountant I
Jessica Perre
Working closely with the director of finance and membership and Accountant II, Jessica provides support in all financial operations. Jessica joined the staff in 2018.
Phone: (504) 619-0101
Toll Free: (800) 421-5722, ext. 101
Fax: (504) 566-0930
Member Records Coordinator
Kim Lane Vitale
Kim maintains member data in the Association management database, including adding new members, facilitating status changes and posting annual dues. She handles requests for rental of membership lists. Kim supervises membership as the team facilitates members’ requests. Kim joined the staff in 2000.
Phone: (504) 619-0125
Toll Free: (800) 421-5722, ext. 125
Fax: (504) 566-0930
Member Records Associate
Maryja Serigny
Maryja devotes most of her time to processing Attorney Registration Statements, Section Membership Applications and updating member data in the association management database. She also handles requests for certificates of good standing, replacement membership cards and provides departmental clerical support. She joined the staff in 2005.
Phone: (504) 619-0120
Toll Free: (800) 421-5722, ext. 120
Fax: (504) 566-0930
Administrative Assistant
Stephen Hansel
Working closely with the Member Records Coordinator, Stephen assists in updating and maintaining member data in the Association management database. He handles requests for certificates of good standing and replacement membership cards. Stephen provides administrative and clerical support including correspondence with members as well as for the Director of Finance and Membership. Stephen joined the staff in 2019.
Phone: (504) 619-0103
Toll Free: (800) 421-5722, ext. 103
Fax: (504) 566-0930
Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600