Monthly Newsletters

May 2015 Newsletter


Thank you to our April CLE speaker, Gary Hanes, of Talley Anthony Hughes and Knight, who spoke on “To Appeal or not to Appeal, that is the Question!”

Our May lunch/CLE is on Friday, May 15th at Keith Young’s Restaurant. Our speaker this month will be Michael Landry, of Stone Pigman in New Orleans, who will be speaking on the “Introduction to the New Louisiana Business Corporation Act.” The lunch begins at noon, and the CLE itself will begin at 12:30. 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


The Covington Food Bank has reached out to the legal community with a need for certain food items to supplement their growing needs. At this time they are asking for jars of Peanut Butter and dry Cereal. You can bring your donations to the next CLE or contact Judy at to have your donations picked up. Thank you in advance for your donation to the Food Bank.

Jessica Karr, Community Outreach Chair

The All Day Family Law CLE will be on May 8th at the Clarion Inn in Covington. The registration form is attached. Sign up today to get the discounted rate. Contact Judy at if you have any questions.

Family Law registration form

Zara Zeringue, Family Law Chair


Our next Young Lawyer Judge’s Luncheon/CLE is scheduled for June 24th. Judge Devereux will speak on General Motion Practice. Please put this on your calendar and notices will go out when the time gets close.

Christina Baldwin, Young Lawyer Chair


  • “Highly experienced criminal defense atty with office in home in Covington, practices in federal and state courts, seeks part-time legal secretary. Days/hours flexible. Salary negotiable.” Send resume to Judy at
  • Southwest Louisiana Legal Services
    On May 5th, 2015, thousands of people in Southeast Louisiana will make donations to nonprofits during GiveNOLA Day, hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation. Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS), the largest nonprofit civil legal aid provider in Louisiana is celebrating GiveNOLA Day Northshore style with an Open House at its Covington office. SLLS invites all 22nd JDC Bar Association members to their open house on May 5, 2015 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. SLLS is located at 423 N. Florida St. Covington, La. 70433. Come learn more about SLLS’ work, have lunch on SLLS, and show your support. If you can’t make it, you can help by spread the word by liking SLLS on Facebook. You can also mark May 5th on your calendar and bookmark SLLS’ GiveNOLA Donor Page.

Judy Walz
Executive Director