Time and Place

Friday, September 16, 2016
8:00 pm – midnight
Audubon Tea Room
6500 Magazine St, 
New Orleans


Contact Jennifer Rizzo-Choi
504.581.4043 Ext. 202

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Setting The Bar High: JFAB 2016

Join The Pro Bono Project for the 2016 Justice For All Ball
Friday, September 16, 2016
8:00 pm – midnight
Audubon Tea Room
6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Adults only, please

Black Tie Optional

Honorary Co-Chairs
Gary Solomon, Jr. & Seth Bloom, Esq.

They’re young, they’re hip, each successful in his chosen field and they’re committed – to New Orleans and to The Pro Bono Project. Gary Solomon, Jr., (l) and Seth Bloom, Esq., (r) may be considered the proverbial ‘men about town’ – but don’t let that fool you. The two are committed to leading this city forward and bringing about positive change in whatever way they can. Read the profile story: HIP

Committee Chair
Jan M. Hayden
Shareholder, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, Berkowitz, PC

Music By                           Celebrity Auctioneer                 Emcee
Flow Tribe and                    John Calhoun                               Mark Romig    
NOCCA Jazz Quartet                                            

Invitation Art
Amy Henry Centola

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, some surprises in store for all.

Tickets and Pricing

$150 in advance
$175 at door

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

Law Students
$75 in advance
$100 at door

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

Online Ticket Sales Are Now CLOSED!

You may purchase tickets for the pre-ball cost at The Pro Bono Project office at 615 Baronne, Suite 203 until noon on Friday, September 16, 2016, after which, please purchase tickets at the door. Prices at the door are: $175 for individuals, $125 for young lawyers, $100 for students.

Thank you for your support of The Pro Bono Project and the Justice For All Ball. See you at the Ball!!


Purchase individual tickets below by hovering over the category from which you wish to purchase and clicking on it when it turns golden.

Multiple Ticket Packages | Corporate Sponsorships

Want to bring a group of friends and attend the Patron Party? A package is the perfect way. Download the 2016 Packages & Sponsorships document, choose your package, then download the pledge card and mail it with your check, payable to The Pro Bono Project | 615 Baronne | Suite 203 | New Orleans, LA | 70113. For credit card purchases of packages/sponsorships or additional information, please email Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi or contact her at 504.581.4043 Ext. 202

Spotlight Sponsors

Patron Party Production Sponsors



Huber, Slack, Thomas & Marcelle, LLP

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

International-Matex Tank Terminals LLC

Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC

Kabacoff Family Foundation

Kelly Hart & Pitre

Liskow & Lewis, PLC

Murray Law Firm

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

Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn LLP

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

Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C.


Adams and Reese LLP

Asher Meyers, LLC

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman
   Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.

Bruno & Bruno

Dugan Law Firm /
  James R. Dugan, II

Ernst & Young LLP

Frischhertz Electric Co., Inc.

Gieger, Laborde &
  Laperouse, L.L.C.

Gillis, Ellis & Baker, Inc.

Jan M. Hayden

Herman Herman & Katz, L.L.C.



King, Krebs & Jurgens, PLLC

Kingsmill Riess L.L.C.

Kinney, Ellinghausen, Richard                           & DeShazo

John Kirkendoll

Krebs Farley PLLC

The Kullman Firm

Laitram LLC

LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors

Law Offices of Warren A. Forstall Jr. LLC

Legier & Company, APAC

Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

Martzell & Bickford, APC

McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC

Paul Mogabgab

Montgomery Barnett LLP

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, LLC

Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Petrotech, Inc. / John Kazour

Proskauer Rose, LLP

Raymond J. Brandt, APLC

Robein, Urann, Spencer, Picard &
  Cangemi, APLC

Van Robichaux

F. Darrah Schaefer

Shields | Mott L.L.P.

Bruce & Jackie Shreves

Southern Abstracts, Inc.

Thomson Reuters

Tulane University Law School

Wagar Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP

Whitney Bank

Woodward Design + Build


Baldwin Haspel Burke
  & Mayer, LLC

Bancroft Property Investments, LLC

Bourgeois Bennett CPAs

Bradley Murchison Kelly &
  Shea LLC

Capital One

Capitelli and Wicker

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC

Kenneth M. Carter

Carver Darden Koretzky Tessier
  Finn Blossman & Areaux LLC

Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.

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

Derbes Law Firm, LLC

Deutsch Kerrigan, L.L.P.

Michelle Egan

First Bank and Trust

First NBC

Fishman Haygood

Fowler Rodriguez

Frilot L.L.C.

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

Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr
   & Smith, APLC

Gordon, Arata, McCollam,
  Duplantis & Eagan

Harrah's New Orleans

Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn &
  Dabney, L.L.C.

J. Edgar Monroe Foundation

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jefferson Bar Association

Jones, Swanson, Huddell &
  Garrison, LLC

Karl Senner LLC

Ball Contributors

Mother’s Next Door

Parkway Bakery & Tavern

The Praline Connection

Restaurant Rebirth

Red Fish Grill

Southern Candymakers


Vega Tapas Café

Audubon Catering



Chosen Cakes & Caterers LLC



Little Gem Saloon

Maurice French Pastries

Patron Party Contributors

Ace Hotel





New Orleans CityBusiness

Website and invitation by Solomon Group

Printing by DocuMart


The BizMark Group Inc

Gambit Communications, Inc.

Community Partners

Baptist Community Ministries

New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

JFAB Committee

Gary Solomon, Jr. and Seth Bloom, Esq.
2016 Justice For All Ball Honorary Co-Chairs


Rachael Johnson

Mark Kaplinsky

Robert Keller

Camalla Kimbrough

Mimi Koch

Steven Lane

Meredith Lapré

Katie Lasky

Leslie McMichael

Cheryl Mintz

Gloria Mitchell

Cherie Nobles

Lacey Rochester

Norm Rubenstein

Mathilde Semmes

Chris Short

Bruce Shreves

Tomoro Wilson

Elizabeth Porter York

Jan M. Hayden
Committee Chair

Dana Douglas                                   
Committee Vice Chair

Jennifer Rizzo-Choi                          
Executive Director

Nadège Assalé

Greta Brouphy

Joanna Broussard

Laura Springer Brown

Laura Carlisle

Joseph Ching

Angie Christina

Chelsea Cusimano

Michael DePetrillo

Bobby Dressel

Katie Dysart

Jennifer Greene

Lesli Harris

Aubrey Hirsch

Ben Janke

Colleen Carr Jarrott

Boards of Directors

Dana Douglas

Michelle Egan

Patrick Fraizer

Ira Gonzalez

Chauntis Trenelle Jenkins

Rachael Johnson

Robert A. Kutcher

Steven J. Lane

Roxanne Newman

Ex-Officio Members

Christopher Short

Lindsey M. Ladouceur

J. Van Robichaux

Leopold Sher

Norm Rubenstein

Christopher Ralston
First Vice Chair

Caroline McSherry Dolan
Second Vice Chair

Carole Cukell Neff
Immediate Past Chair

Michael DePetrillo

Wendy Hickok Robinson

Jennifer Rizzo-Choi
Executive Director

Nadège Assalé

Dominique Bright-Wheeler

Joseph Ching

P. Kevin Colomb Sr.

Raffle Prizes*

R - 14      
Azby's and Maïs Arepas gift cards; and signed literary magazines containing Maurice Ruffin's short stories
Value: $150

R - 15      
Green To Go gift bag with swag and gift cards; and two day guest passes to Premier Fitness
Value: $115

R - 16       
Four guest passes to Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, or Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and four distillery tour passes to Old New Orleans Rum including rum-tasting


Value: $140

R - 17       

Sterling silver earrings with abstract-cut amethyst and freshwater pearls designed by Dashka Roth Contemporary Jewelry
Value: $100

R - 18      
Two women's haircuts at Folklore Hair Salon
Value: $110

R - 19      
One hour of one-on-one training from Bonnie Training, a Casa Garcia Mexican Restaurant gift card, and two day guest passes to Premier Fitness
Value: $165

R - 20      
Gift card for Trenasse at Hotel Intercontinental; four distillery tour passes to Old New Orleans Rum including rum-tasting; and The Story of Land and Sea signed by author Katy Simpson Smith
Value: $140

R - 21      
Paul Mitchell ultimate color repair gift set from Niki Walker Salon, and a Fausto’s Bistro gift card
Value: $200

R - 22      
SWAP Boutique and Juan's Flying Burrito gift cards; and hardcovers from Octavia Books
Value: $110

R - 23      
A three-month membership to Ochsner Fitness Center, and a gift card to Pascal’s Manale Restaurant
Value: $285

R - 24      
One month of weekly pool cleaning service by Pelican Pools & Patio
Value: $160

R - 25      
One-hour "lunch and learn" from Bonnie Training, and a NOLA Couture gift
Value: $150

R - 26      
One hour of one-on-one attorney training from Bonnie Training; and a gift card to Café Reconcile
Value: $100

R - 27      
Perlis and Copeland’s gift cards, two day guest passes to Premier Fitness, and two distillery tour passes to Old New Orleans Rum including rum-tasting
Value: $125






R - 1         
Kendra Scott fashion accessories and two day guest passes to Premier Fitness
Value: $100

R - 2         
Two 3-month memberships to Anytime Fitness New Orleans Lakeview, and a Tour Cycle Studio gift card
Value: $300

R - 3         
A gift basket from New Orleans Audi; and two guest passes to Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, or Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
Value: $100

R - 4         
Aidan Gill and Maison De Cheveux gift cards; and For Better, For Worse: Patient in the Maelstrom signed by author Carolyn Perry
Value: $140

R - 5         
Guided tour of the house and self-guided tour of the grounds for four guests at Oak Alley Plantation, and a gift card to Lakeside Camera Photoworks
Value: $10

R - 6         
A boho/natural fabric purse from Queork
Value: $220

R - 7         
M. Goldberg Clothier and Ruth’s Chris Steak House gift cards, and four guest passes for general admission or Ogden After Hours at Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Value: $300

R - 8         
A round of golf for four players, including carts and greens fees, at Audubon Park Golf Course
Value: $140

R - 9         
Cooking class for two at The New Orleans School of Cooking; and a McIlhenny Company Tabasco Products limited edition collector’s truck
Value: $100

R - 10      
Two tickets to a 2016-17 season New Orleans Ballet Association performance at the Mahalia Jackson Theater
Value: $110

R - 11      
A woman's haircut and style with a bottle of Moroccan Oil at Carpe Diem Boutique Salon
Value: $110

R - 12      
A Café Reconcile gift card; two day guest passes to Premier Fitness; and A Prayer to Saint Jude signed by author Vicki Salloum
Value: $115

R - 13     
Guided tour of the mansion and self-guided tour of the gardens for two guests at Houmas House Plantations and Gardens; and Faulkner & Friends signed by author Vicki Salloum
Value: $100

* Prize combos subject to change

Auction Selection*





Please view all auction items on the live JFAB 2016 Auction website.

You may register to bid during the auction, preview all live and silent auction items, and pre-bid on silent auction items only on the auction website.

* Prize combos subject to change.

Justice For All Ball 2014

In case you missed the 2014 JFAB, our last JFAB at the Audubon Tea Room, 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.