Time and Place

Friday, September 19, 2014
8:00 pm – midnight
The Audubon Tea Room


Contact Rachel Piercey
504.581.4043 Ext. 202

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Opening Doors: JFAB 2014

Join The Pro Bono Project for the 2014 Justice For All Ball
Friday, September 19, 2014
8:00 pm – midnight
The Audubon Tea Room 

Honorary Chair 
Marcus V. Brown 
Marcus V. Brown is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Entergy Corporation, The Pro Bono Project’s 2013 Law Firm/Corporate Legal Department of the Year, and a major sponsor of the 2014 Justice for All Ball.

Committee Co-Chairs 
Michael DePetrillo 
Partner, Jones Walker LLP

Norm Rubenstein 
Partner, Zeughauser Group LLC
Board member, The Pro Bono Project

Music By
Louisiana Spice

This year’s Justice For All Ball will feature the same kind of wonderful food and music that is part of our Louisiana tradition as well as new and exciting auction and raffle items and, for the first time, an artist painting live on site.

Patron Party
The Patron Party will feature food by Pêche Seafood Grill and music by David Hansen's Garden District Trio.

Tickets and Pricing

$150 in advance
$175 at door

Young Lawyer
(less than 5 years experience)
$100 in advance
$125 at door


Purchase Tickets Now

$75 in advance
$100 at door

Raffle Tickets
(available at the event)
$5 each
$25 for 5

Individual Tickets
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Young Lawyer Tickets
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Student Tickets
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Purchase tickets by phone on the JFAB Hotline at 504.581.3480.

For multiple ticket packages, corporate sponsorships, and pre-event raffle tickets please email Executive Director Rachel Piercey or contact her at 504.581.4043 Ext. 202.

Thanks to All Our Supporters


Spotlight Sponsors



Barrasso Usdin Kupperman
Freeman & Sarver LLC

Ernst & Young LLP

Gibbs Construction

Iris Data Services

Irwin Fritchie Urquhart
& Moore LLC

Kay E. Donnelly & Associates

Kelly Hart & Pitre

Krebs, Farley & Pelleteri, PLLC

Latter & Blum, Inc.


Law Office of John W. Redmann, LLC

Liskow & Lewis

Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC

Sessions, Fishman, Nathan
& Israel, LLC

Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein
& Hilbert, L.L.C.

Simon, Peragine, Smith
& Redfearn LLP

Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton
& Alford, L.L.C.

Zeughauser Group LLC


Alvendia, Kelly & Demarest 

Association for Women Attorneys

Bourgeois Bennett CPAs
& Consultants

Bradley Murchison Kelly
& Shea LLC

Bruno & Bruno, LLP

Capital One

Capitelli & Wicker

Chaffe McCall, LLP

Chopin, Wagar, Richard
& Kutcher LLP

Paul D. Connick Jr., District
Attorney of Jefferson Parish

Crescent Bank & Trust

Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles, L.L.P.

Michelle Egan

First Bank & Trust

First NBC

Frilot L.L.C.

Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David,
Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C.

Gordon, Arata, McCollam,
Duplantis & Eagan, LLC

Hailey McNamara Hall
Larmann & Papale LLP

Jan M. Hayden

Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC

Steve & Hon. Karen Herman

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jefferson Bar Association

Johnson, Yacoubian & Paysee

Jones, Swanson, Huddell
& Garrison, LLC

Kabacoff Family Foundation

King, Krebs & Jurgens, P.L.L.C.

Kinney, Ellinghausen, Richard
& DeShazo

The Kullman Firm

Laitram, LLC

LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors

Legier & Company, APAC

Louisiana Association of
Defense Counsel

McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC

Montgomery Barnett LLP

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand
& Brackett, LLC


Pan-American Life
Insurance Group

Professional Shorthand
Reporters, Inc. 

Robein, Urann, Spencer, Picard
& Cangemi, APLC

Van Robichaux

Shields | Mott L.L.P

Bruce & Jackie Shreves

Smith & Fawer, LLC

Sullivan Stolier Knight LC

Taggart Morton, L.L.C.
and Hyslop Shannon Foundation

Thomson Reuters

Tulane University Law School

Williams Law Group LLC


Abita Brewing Company, L.L.C.

Audubon Tea Room


Café Reconcile

CoolBrew Coffee by New Orleans Coffee Company


Feelings Café


GW Fins

Joel Catering & Special Events

Kingfish Kitchen & Cocktails

La Casita

Liberty’s Kitchen

Lori Rockett Catering

Lucky Rooster

Maurepas Foods

Maurice French Pastries


Marcello’s Restaurant 
& Wine Bar

Muriel’s Jackson Square

Pascal’s Manale Restaurant

Pêche Seafood Grill

Poeyfarre Market

The Praline Connection


Pernod Ricard USA

Republic National Distributing Company


Southern Candymakers

Tivoli & Lee 


Audubon Clubhouse

Audubon Tea Room

The BizMark Group Inc 

Creative Graphics, Inc.

Event Rental

Funkshuns, LLC

Gambit Communications, Inc.

Kentwood Springs

New Orleans Audi

New Orleans Musicians
Assistance Foundation

Photography by
Marianne Hawkins Sabrier

Website, invitation and signs designed by 
Right Hat LLC

Printing partners
Iris Data Services

Werner Printing

Community Partners

Baptist Community Ministries

Federal Bar Association,
New Orleans Chapter

Goldman Sachs 
10,000 Small Businesses

JFAB Committee 

Marcus V. Brown
Executive Vice President and
General Counsel,
Entergy Corporation
Honorary Chair 

Michael DePetrillo
Partner, Jones
Walker LLP

Norm Rubenstein
Partner, Zeughauser Group LLC

Rachel Piercey
The Pro Bono Project
Executive Director

Joanna Broussard
Laura Carlisle
Gary Carter
Christopher Cazenave
Chelsea Brener Cusimano
Sherry Dolan
Michelle Egan
Steven F. Griffith Jr.
Pam Hansen
Jan M. Hayden
Amelia “Mimi” Koch
Meredith Lapre
Lauren Mastio
Jennifer McNamara
Stephanie Murphy
Helen P. Neil
Kelsey Pabst
Carmen Patterson
Kim Perret
Elizabeth Porter
Tyler Rench
Graham Ryan
Elonide Semmes
Mathilde Semmes
Bruce Shreves
Erica Therio
Tomoro Wilson
Sam Winston

Board of Directors

Jan M. Hayden

Carole Cukell Neff
1st Vice Chair

Norm Rubenstein
2nd Vice Chair

Catherine E. Lasky
Immediate Past Chair

Christopher Ralston

Caroline McSherry Dolan

Rachel Piercey
Executive Director

Mindy Brickman
P. Kevin Colomb Sr.
Michelle Egan
Patrick Fraizer
Pamela V. Hansen
Chauntis Trenelle Jenkins
Robert A. Kutcher
Steven J. Lane
Roxanne Newman
Kim Perret
Wendy Hickok Robinson
Gregory Rouchell
Michael T. Tusa Jr

Ex-Officio Members
Alanah Odoms Hebert 
Lindsey M. Ladouceur 
J. Van Robichaux 
Leopold Sher 

Raffle Prizes

Art All Year
Sustaining membership to
the New Orleans Museum of Art
Value: $125

Two 2014-2015 season subscriptions
to Southern Rep Theatre
Value: $250

Gastronomical Proportions
Gift cards to Acme Oyster House, Louisiana Pizza Kitchen, Don’s Seafood, Blue Frog Chocolates, Pelican Bay Restaurant, and Casa Garcia
Value: $175

A Christmas Classic
Two tickets to Delta Festival Ballet’s Nutcracker performance
Value: $110

Tour the Town
Steamboat Natchez cruise and a tour for two from Gray Line Tours New Orleans.
Value: $100

Asked For You
Eight passes to Audubon Nature Institute’s Zoo, Aquarium or Insectarium
Value: $180

Trimmin’ Time
Haircut and full color at H2O Salon and Spa
Value: $128

Good as Gold
Gift card to Adler’s
Value: $100

Three, Two, One
Three-course “Taste of Louisiana” dinner for two paired with a bottle of wine at Tivoli & Lee of The Hotel Modern
Value: $120

Play on Through
Foursome of golf (including greens fees and cart rental) from Chateau Golf & Country Club
Value: $230

Southern Charm
Four admission passes to Oak Alley Foundation, including four mint juleps or lemonades
Value: $106

Premier Preview
10 guest passes to Premier Fitness
Value: $200

Slim Down Town
Three-month membership to Downtown Fitness Center
Value: $225

Happening Haunt
Gift card to Palm Court Jazz Café
Value: $100

Rare Square
Rare vintage Congo Square poster (unsigned) from Stella Jones Gallery
Value: $175

Paradise Found
Dinner for two at Nirvana Indian Cuisine
Value: $100

Global Goodness
Gift card to Booty’s Street Food
Value: $100

Be Good to Yourself
Personal training session with Jimmy Gaubert at Exclusive Fitness plus a gift certificate to Mariza
Value: $125
Whatcha Got Cooking 
Gift certificate to the New Orleans Cooking Experience
Value: $330
Work Hard, Chill Out
Six-month gym membership to 504 Fitness plus a gift certificate to Parlay’s
Value: $325

30-minute bath and 50-minute “Be Relaxed” Massage at Belladonna Day Spa
Value: $100

Wearin' the Blues
Private shopping event by The Blues Jean Bar
Value: $100


The Art of Dining
Lunch or dinner at Café Degas
Value: $100
Clean Up Well
Chanya cuff and arminta earrings from Kendra Scott Design, two sessions at Patina Shoe Parlor, and a cookbook from Andrea’s Restaurant & Catering
Value: $400
Out of the Park
10 reserved seats to a N.O. Zephyrs game
Value: $120
Nailed It
Three-hour keg party for 20 on Rusty Nail’s small private patio
Value: $300
Quirky Cork
Water-proof cork beach bag from Queork
Value: $180

Diplomatic Treatment
One-night stay for two at Embassy Suites New Orleans Convention Center, including breakfast and a nightly manager’s reception
Value: $250

French Fare
Gift card to Château du Lac Bistro
Value: $100

Make It Reyn
One-month unlimited gym membership to Reyn Studios
Value: $160

Specialty Sandwiches
Gift card to Stein’s Market & Deli
Value: $100

From the Vine
Gift card to Hopper’s Carte des Vins
Value: $100

Dance All Night
Two tickets to a New Orleans Ballet Association main stage performance of your choice at the Mahalia Jackson Theater
Value: $100

Breakfast on the House
One-night stay for two at the Maison Dupuy in deluxe accommodations, including breakfast
Value: $400

Rotisserie Extraordinaire
Three-course dinner for two at The Rib Room Restaurant of the Omni Hotel
Value: $100

Art at All Hours
10 guest passes for admission to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art or to Ogden “After Hours”
Value: $100

In the House
Two guided tours at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, and a gift card to Boucherie
Value: $100

For Kids of All Ages
Treasure Prize Package private party for guests at Adventure Quest Laser Tag
Value: $259

Old and New
Antique Eisenberg and sterling silver contemporary chain necklace from Nathou
Value: $100

Work Out + Work of Art
Personal training session with Jimmy Gaubert at Exclusive Fitness and a gift card to Guy Lyman Fine Art & Magazine Street Framing
Value: $100

Seeing Green
Consultation and a potted plant from Beverly Katz, landscape designer of Exterior Designs
Value: $225

Fine Dining and Wine
Demo class for two at the New Orleans School of Cooking, plus a gift certificate to the wine bar at Oak Nola
Value: $100

Art to Start
Impressionist tour for two at the Degas House, including hot Creole breakfast
Value: $100

Royal Antiques
Silver and wood English wine coaster
Value: $115

High Tech
4-way power charger for iPods/ iPads and a Bluetooth keyboard from Brookstone; an iPad cover from Restoration Hardware
Value: $145

There’s an Art to It
8”x13” flat cast glass art entitled “Rosetan” by J. David Lindsley, and 8”x10” oil painting entitled “Taos Birdbath” by Steven Lindsley
Value: $160


Auction Selection

Silver Lining
Six-month individual silver gratis membership to the Foundation Room at The House of Blues
Value: $1,200

Antique Art
Signed rare vintage Congo Square poster
from Stella Jones Gallery
Value: $425

Stay for the Sazerac
One-night stay in deluxe accommodations
at The Roosevelt Hotel
Value: $500

Full Swing
Foursome of golf from English Turn Golf & Country Club
Value: $525

Snappy Dresser
Tuxedo in your size from Jos. A. Bank
Value: $895

Ride the Carousel
Two-night stay at the Hotel Monteleone
Value: $600

Lavish Lounging
Two-night stay at the Windsor Court Hotel
Value: $1,000

Just My Style
Custom shirts from Rubensteins
Value: $250

Magnum Opus
Extremely rare 1985 Opus 1 magnum of wine from the private collection of Brad A. Adams
Value: $2,900

Shine On
Six sessions at Patina Shoe Parlor
Value: $300

Home Game
45-yard line Saints tickets vs. Cincinnati Bengals, Nov. 16
Value: $290

Potsalot Pottery
Handmade stoneware bowl and tray by New Orleans artists Alex and Cindy Williams
Value: $105

Ticket Around Town
Gift certificate to Albertine's Tea Room at The Columns Hotel, plus club level seats to Chicago the Musical, Oct. 11, 8 p.m. at the Saenger, including valet parking and VIP Lounge access
Value: $450

Friend & Company
14k yellow-gold and diamond earrings
Value: $1,200

Kick Off
Signed 2013 N.O. Saints football
Value: Priceless

Boutique Bash
Private party at Basics Underneath
Value: $400

Keils Antiques
T.G. Hawkes and Company sterling silver brilliant cut crystal cocktail shaker circa 1900
Value: $1,600

Exotic Gem
Tahitian pearl from Avanti Jewelers
Value: $1,900

Landmark Getaway
Two-night weekend stay at the
St. James Hotel
Value: $400

Workout for Two
Three-month couple membership 
at Premier Fitness
Value: $600

For the Collector
"Congo Square" framed watercolor by Tony Green
Value: $1,000

Where the Streets Meet
Five-hour rental of Race & Religious' courtyard and Antebellum buildings for a professional gathering, including chairs, tables and other event furniture
Value: $5,500

Hot Spot Downtown
One-night stay at the New Orleans Marriott plus a demo class for two at the New Orleans School of Cooking and two bottles of wine from The Wine Seller
Value: $500

Girls' Night Out
Blow-out hair buff for two at Buff Beauty Bar, plus club level seats to Dirty Dancing, Dec. 21, 2 p.m. at the Saenger, including valet parking and VIP Lounge access
Value: $450

Ride in Style: Night on the Town
Dinner for two at Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse in the French Quarter, with complimentary transportation provided by New Orleans Audi
Value: $350

Men's navy blazer from Brooks Brothers
Value: $648

Live Art
Oil painting of the Ball created on site by artist Alexander Harvie
Value: $2,600

The Transportation Revolution
Vespa Primavera 150 motor scooter
Value: $5,400

Justice for All Ball 2013

In case you missed last year's JFAB, we invite you to enjoy some of the images from the evening. If you can't get enough, you can still view all the images and order photos here.