The Association meets on the third Friday of the month, January through October at Dakota Restaurant located at 629 North Highway 190 in Covington. Lunch is at 12 p.m. and the cost of lunch is $28. The hour of CLE begins at 12:30 p.m. the cost of the CLE is $15 for members and $30 for non-members. For the convenience of our members, you can attend all of our monthly CLE’s for a one-time payment of $100 (this does not cover the All Day CLE or the cost of lunch).

The Association also conducts two full days of CLE (6 hours) in April and November. The April seminar is dedicated to family law and qualifies for specialization credit. The November seminar offers 6 hours of credit on a variety of subjects, including one hour of Ethics and one hour of Professionalism.

We currently offer five sub-sections so you can receive notices of activities, in addition to educational and social opportunities. Membership in these sections are included in your annual membership dues. Mail in your completed membership form to 22nd JDC Bar Association P.O. Box 2074 Covington, LA 70434.

The officers for 2018 are Tammy Karas, President; Justin Marquez, Vice-President; Debra Henkels, Treasurer; and Judy Walz, Executive Director. We look forward to making 2017 a great year for our association.

Thank you for the honor to serve as your 2018 President. Please feel free to contact me with questions or CLE recommendations.

Tammy Karas, President

Rene Frederick, President; Tammy Karas, Vice-President; Justin Marquez, Treasurer


January 2018 Newsletter

HAPPY NEW YEAR: The officers for this year are: Tammy Karas Griggs, President; Justin Marquez, Vice President; Debra Henkels, Treasurer. Our sub-section chairs are: Kasi... Read More
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Membership in the 22nd JDC Bar Association includes the opportunity for a monthly CLE and luncheon at Dakota Restaurant; an All Day CLE for members practicing or wanting to learn about family law; a general interest All Day CLE; and a membership card that eliminates the need for a member to remove their belt or turn on their computer at the Security Station in our St. Tammany Parish Courthouse.

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