Solo & Small Firm

Richard G. Perque
Committee Chair

Upcoming Events:

The ABC’s of Filing at Civil District Court CLE


This program will concentrate on new attorneys and the basics of initial filing to service. Dale Atkins will present the basics of filing a civil action, and the Honorable Rachael Johnson and Richard Perque will speak on procedure and professionalism when dealing with court staff. 

The Honorable Rachael Johnson, Civil District Court
Dale N. Atkins, Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Recorder
Richard G. Perque, Bonin & Perque Attorneys at Law

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

10 a.m. - Noon

Civil District Court
Judge Rachael Johnson's Courtroom
421 Loyola Avenue,
New Orleans, LA, 70112

2 hours of CLE, including Law Practice Management and Professionalism

NOBA member discount: $35 (includes lunch)
Non-member price: $55 (includes lunch)
*All credit card transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee.


  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email Liz Daino
  3. Mail payment to the NOBA Office, 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 a $15 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.