Delegation to Paris 2019


Decouvrir Paris Avec New Orleans Bar Association Au Printemps


Jason Waguespack, NOBA President, and Jan Hayden with Rick Duplantier, 
Delegation to Paris Co-Chairs, are pleased to invite you to participate in the New Orleans Bar Association’s Study Abroad and Legal Exchange program to Paris, France.  The delegation will depart New Orleans on May 11, 2019 and return from Paris on May 18, 2019. The cost of the trip is detailed below, with a $500.00 per person deposit due by February 18, 2019. 

There is limited capacity, and we ask that you commit as soon as possible. 
Email Marie Thomas to secure your reservation and use this link to send your $500.00 per person deposit by February 18, 2019. Final payment is due March 28, 2019


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Optional Tours
and Excursions

 Trip inlcudes:

  • Round-trip airfare on United  Airlines (details below);
  • Six night stay at the 5-star Hotel Bel Ami in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Pres;
  • Transfers to and from the Charles De Gaulle Airport;
  • Three half-day CLE programs, New Orleans Lawyers Returning to the Birthplace of their Napoleonic Code, held on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of the trip provide 9 hours CLE credit;
  • Private Tour of the newly opened Cité de la Justice (likely Wednesday);
  • Visit to Palais de Justice (Courts old) and Cours de Cassation, Supreme Court and Saint Chapelle (all in same complex on Isle de la Cité next to Notre Dame) and luncheon at Place Dauphine with the Paris Bar Association (likely Thursday);
  • Friday Evening Closing Night Reception (Location T/B/A);
  • Optional Small Group tours and excursions (additional cost).


Cost Details 

Single:                     $4,800.00 (Deposit due - $500.00 by February 18, 2019);

Double:                    $7,400.00  (includes CLE participation for one person)

                               $7,700.00  (includes CLE participation for two) (Deposit due - $1,000.00 by February 18, 2019)      

         Cost without airfare

Single:                       $3,200.00 per person (Deposit due - $500.00 by February 18, 2019)

Double:                     $3,800.00/$4,100 (Deposit due - $1,000.00 by February 18, 2019)


Hotel: Hotel Bel Ami

The Hotel Bel Ami- is a five-star hotel in the St. Germain des Pres neighborhood within walking distance to many of the important attractions in Paris. The Hotel Bel Ami is in the top 10% of all hotels in Paris on Trip Advisor. The Bel Ami is one of a kind: stunning interiors, service that goes the extra mile. Everything about this boutique hotel is refreshingly different. 
As with the prior hotel, space is limited, so please get get your deposit in per the prior schedule we announced.
And again, upgrades are available at an additional cost.


Airline:  Delta Airlines
(Potential options may be available through NOBA Travel Coordinator)

Depart New Orleans:        May 11 

Arrive Paris:                      May 12 

Depart Paris:                      May 18 

Arrive New Orleans:          May 18 


Sample Optional Tours and Excursions (booked separately with travel coordinator)

  • Navigating the Paris Flea Markets;
  • Hosted visit to The Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal;
  • Closing Time at Versailles: Small Group Versailles Tour After the Crowds with Gardens or Fountains Show;
  • Small Group Paris to Mont St Michel Day Trip & Exclusive Bay Tour.