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President
Mr. Robert A Kutcher

2019-2020
Two Lakeway Center
3850 N Causeway Blvd Ste 900
Metairie, LA 70002-8130
Phone: (504) 830-3838
Fax: (504) 836-9540

President Articles
President's Interview
June/July 2019

Interviewed by Patrick A. Talley, Jr.
One on One with Robert A. Kutcher, 79th LSBA President: On Strategic Planning and the "Evolution of the Profession"
President's Message
August/September 2019

By Robert A. Kutcher
Do Something for Others

Robert A. Kutcher is the managing partner in the Metairie firm of Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, L.L.P. He received his BS degree in 1972 from Cornell University and his JD degree, cum laude, in 1975 from Loyola University Law School. He was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 1976 and in New York in 1976.

Bob served as president-elect of the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) in 2018-19 and as treasurer in 2014-16. He served in the House of Delegates and on the House Liaison Committee for several terms. He is a member of the Legislation Committee and the Committee on the Profession. He was a member of the Louisiana Bar Journal Editorial Board and is a co-chair of the Summer School Planning Committee. He also served on the Nominating Committee and the Rules of Professional Conduct Committee. He chaired the Audit Committee in 2013 and received the LSBA President’s Award in 2013.

He served as a board member of the Louisiana Civil Justice Center (2015-18) and the Pro Bono Project (2014-17). He was a member of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board from 1993-99, chairing the board in 1999. He was a member of the Federal Bar Association New Orleans Chapter from 1984-92, serving as president in 1991-92. He is a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation and is a master in the Thomas More Inn of Court.

Bob chaired the Louisiana State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission from 1990-94. He was an associate commissioner of the Anti-Defamation League National Commission from 1991-2002, regional chair of the Anti-Defamation League from 1992-96 and regional board member since 1984.

In his community, he served as president of Shir Chadash Conservative Synagogue and the Jewish Community Center of New Orleans. He also served as a board member of the Jewish Community Centers of North America in 1992-98.

He has been listed in Best Lawyers (2012-2019), including 2013 New Orleans Litigation-Real Estate Lawyer of the Year and Lawyer of the Year 2018 in the practice areas of closely held companies and family businesses law; and Louisiana Super Lawyers in business litigation (2008-2019).

Bob and his wife, Renee B. Kutcher, have been married for 34 years. They have four children.


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