About Us


3,000 judges and attorneys serving the needs of New Orleans area legal community. Our members benefit from:

Top-Flight CLE: Because You Demand the Best.

Stay informed on issues that affect your practice. NOBA offers CLE that is thought-provoking, insightful and essential. Discounts to members 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.

Those interested in writing for Briefly Speaking should contact the bar office for article approval. Deadlines are: February 20, 2014 (Spring Issue), May 5, 2014 (Summer Issue), August 13, 2014 (Fall Issue), and November 25, 2014 (Winter Issue).

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 24,000 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.