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                         Jade Brown-Russell, Chair                           Kara Hadican Samuels, Chair

Upcoming Events:

Business Planning for Solos and Small Firms CLE

Dixon McMakin

Dixon Wallace McMakin will speak to the committee on business planning and financial management for solo and small firms.

Dixon Wallace McMakin, JD, MBA, Altus Wealth Management

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Noon - 1 p.m.

NOBA Office
650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505
New Orleans, LA 70130

1 hour of CLE credit


NOBA Member Discount - $35 (includes lunch)

Non Member Price - $55 (includes lunch)


  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. email Liz Daino.
  3. Mail payment to 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130
  4. NOBA members can pay online by clicking here.

Please note: Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund less an administrative fee. No refunds for no shows. 

May 2016 Blog Post:

"Life in Solo and Small Firms is a Never-ending Game of Chess"

Recent Events:

On October 3, 2014, NOBA "Welcomed the Irish." It is undeniable that the Irish have played a prominent role in shaping and influencing the New Orleans Bar, Judiciary, and local politics. Chief Judge Jim McKay, of the LA 4th Circuit, spoke and offered a multimedia presentation while attendees sampled the flavor of all things Irish, including complimentary Irish delicacies and libations.

On June 13, 2014, the committee held a free massage and stress relief seminar.

On October 22, 2013, the committee held "How to Compete with the Big Boys: CLE for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners." Abid Hussain, Hussain Law Firm, spoke about what strategies, techniques and technology you can implement to make your practice run more efficiently and effectively.