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 this year are Rene Frederick, President; Tammy Karas, Vice-President; Justin Marquez, 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 2017 President. Please feel free to contact me with questions or CLE recommendations.

Rene Frederick, President


René Frederick - President

Tammy Karas - Vice President

The newly appointed officers for 2017 are Rene Frederick, President; Tammy Karas, Vice-President; Justin Marquez, Treasurer (not pictured).

  • Upcoming Events

    1. ALL DAY CLE

      November 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Membership in the 22nd JDC Bar Association includes the opportunity for a monthly CLE and luncheon at Keith Young’s; 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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