Jefferson Bar Association

Recent News

COVID-19 Pandemic
Keeping with local, state, and federal guidance, the JBA has cancelled all remaining events scheduled for the month of March. We will provide additional information as it becomes available and urge you to monitor our website for further developments. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. 
24th JDC Order dated March 31, 2020
View HERE.
Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal FAQ regarding COVID-19
Review the Frequently Asked Questions flyer issued by the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal on March 23, 2020 HERE
24th JDC Order dated March 23, 2020
View HERE.

24th JDC New Website with Videoconference Links
The 24th JDC has launched a new website that we hope will better assist the public during these unprecedented times: Specifically, each division now has the capability to hold video conferences at the discretion of the Judge. The videoconference link for each division can be found by clicking the “Join Video Conference” button on the front page. Additionally, the Court STRONGLY ENCOURAGES all parties to submit non-emergency filings via the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court e-filing system, JEFFNET. The Judges are equipped to sign orders electronically.

Executive Order dated March 16, 2020
View HERE.

24th JDC Order dated March 16, 2020
View HERE.

Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal Order dated March 16, 2020
View HERE.

24th JDC Domestic Self-Help Desk - Volunteers Wanted!
Since April of 2016, volunteers at the 24th Judicial District Court’s Domestic Self Help Resource Center (SHRC) have assisted over 650 visitors. With over 40 visitors a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to noon, the SHRC is in constant need of volunteers. Your firm has the solution! Please click the following link and commit your firm to one month of service to the Self-Help desk. Once the month is reserved, the Pro Bono Project will respond with another link to coordinate your firm’s personnel.  Click HERE.

Past News

  • Attorney Lounge

    • Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    • admin

    The JBA has an Attorney Lounge that is available to all JBA members. The JBA Attorney Lounge is available to attorneys only - no clients, and is located on the 5th floor. An access card is required to enter. Please contact Lyne Cloud, Suite 4600, Division P to request an access card.

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Jefferson Bar Association

The object and purpose of the Jefferson Bar Association is to assist and serve its members in the practice of law, promote the administration of justice, uphold the honor of the courts and the legal profession, promote the professional competency of attorneys through continuing legal education, increase public understanding of and respect for the law and encourage collegiality among its members.