Domestic Violence

Kim Sport
Committee Chair

Upcoming Events:

Battered Justice: The Challenges of Women Who Kill Their Abusers


A panel discussion on the changes to domestic violence laws in the 2019 session as well as an overview and discussion of the latest developments in the Catina Curley Case.


New DV Laws Summary (2014 -2018)

2019 DV  Family Law Legislation

State v  Curley 250 So 3d 236 (La  2018)

Pruco Life Ins  Co  v  Breen 289 F Supp 3d 777 (E D  La  2017)

A Brief Overview of the New 2019 Domestic Violence Laws and introduction of panel members
Kim Sport, Public Policy Chair, United Way of SE Louisiana
Tulane University Domestic Violence Clinic
Tim McEvoy, Clinical Instructor, Domestic Violence Clinic

New Orleans Family Justice Center
Mary Claire Landry, Director, NOFJC
Life Sentence to Post Conviction Acquittal
Catina Curley
PTSD Expert
Dr. Kathryn Lawing, Lawing Psychology, LLC

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

New Orleans Family Justice Center
701 Loyola Avenue # 201
New Orleans, LA 70113

CLE: 2 hours of CLE credit

NOBA member discount: $60.00
Non-member price: $80.00
*All credit card transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee


  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 
  2. Email Briana Nelms

Please note our updated cancellation policy:
Payment is expected before the start of programs in order to attend. Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund. No shows are not eligible for refunds and will be charged for the program, plus an administrative billing fee.

The Domestic Violence Committee was newly formed in 2018. For those interested in joining please contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453. For questions about the committee please email Kim Sport.