Monthly Newsletters

July 2015 Newsletter


Thank you to our June CLE speaker, U.S. District Court Judge Jay Zainey who spoke on “Providing SOLACE to the Legal Community.”

Our July lunch/CLE is on Friday, July 17th at Keith Young’s Restaurant. Our speaker this month will be Ray Ladouceur , who will be speaking on “Estate Planning for the Modest Estate”. The lunch begins at noon, and the CLE itself will begin at 12:30. The lunch is $25 and the CLE, for members, is $15. Please rsvp if you plan to attend.

If you know of any CLE topics or speakers that may interest our members, please contact me directly at

Best regards,
Alex Peragine, President


We are teaming up with Men’s Wearhouse again this year during the “National Suit Drive”. Our local Men’s Wearhouse is accepting your gently used Men’s and Women’s professional attire, in turn, these items are donated to give others a chance to transform their life. Donations are accepted until July 31st. As a thank you, you will receive 50% off the regular price of retail items on your next purchase. This discount is given only if you take your suit to the local Men’s Wearhouse; if you would like us to donate the items for you, please contact Jessica Karr at or Judy at for items to be picked up.

Jessica Karr, Community Outreach Chair

The next Family Law CLE is August 12th in the 22nd JDC Library at the Covington Courthouse. Our speaker will be Terri Campesta who will speak on “Parental Alienation”. The CLE begins at 9:00 a.m. The cost is $15 for members. Please RSVP Judy at

New Rules for Family Court Proceedings went into effect on July 1, 2015. The rules are available at

Zara Zeringue, Family Law Chair


The next Young Lawyer Luncheon/CLE is scheduled for August 5th at 12 p.m. in the Bar Association Library at the Covington Courthouse. This will be a free CLE sponsored by Andrew Hoffman who will speak on “Baby Boomer Divorce”. This includes a light lunch and is limited to the first 20 rsvp’s. Please RSVP Judy at

The 2015 Court Chase 5K run/walk is set for Saturday, September 12th beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Covington Trailhead. The registration form and sponsor form are attached.

Court Chase Registration form
Court Chase Sponsor form
Christina Baldwin, Young Lawyer Chair


We recently received a resume from a highly experienced legal assistant with extensive experience in Personal Injury, if interested in this applicant please contact Judy at

Curry & Friend, PLC

A growing CBD and Northshore law firm is seeking qualified candidates for the below positions. We offer competitive salary and benefits and an excellent work environment.

Environmental Litigation Attorney

We are looking for a Litigation Attorney to join our Environmental legal team. Minimum five years civil litigation experience preferred with emphasis on complex litigation. A/V rating preferred. Environmental, oil & gas and/or toxic tort experience preferred.

Environmental & Toxic Tort 1st Chair Attorney

We are seeking a 1st Chair Attorney to join our Environmental & Toxic Tort legal team. Minimum eight years defense experience preferred in 1st Chair civil jury trials, complex litigation, and primary case management. A/V rating required. Environmental, oil & gas and/or toxic tort experience preferred.

If you are interested in either position please visit the Curry & Friend, PLC website at:

Judy Walz
Executive Director