About Us


3,300 judges and attorneys serving the needs of New Orleans area legal community. Our members benefit from:

Top-Flight CLE: Because You Deserve the Best.
     Stay informed on issues that affect your practice. NOBA offers CLE that is thought-provoking, insightful and essential.
     Over 20 free CLE programs offerred each year. Plus, even the member discounts would cover the cost of your NOBA membership.

Be at the Forefront of Your Practice Area
     Substantive law committees help you stay ahead on developments in the law, exchange ideas, solve problems and interact with experts.

Get to Know the Judiciary
     Discuss what's really going on when lawyers and judges link together through the bar. Learn how our judges think
     and operate their courtrooms.Mix and mingle with the judges in social settings.

Stay Informed About the Legal Community
     Stay informed with issues that affect your practice with our newsletter, Briefly Speaking and the monthly Calendar of Events

Young Lawyers Section 
     Get an opportunity to assume leadership roles in the association and actively participate in bar and community programs.

Lawyer Referral Service
     Expand your client base by joining the Lawyer Referral Service. NOBA can assist attorney members in expanding their client bases.
     The Lawyer Referral Service receives over 26,000 calls annually. These callers are referred to one of our panel attorneys or an
      appropriate social service agency. Approximately 6,700 referrals are made annually by the New Orleans Bar Association.

Make Your Voice Heard
      Members vote on their choices for judge in widely publicized polls for Orleans and Jefferson Parish elections.