Time and Place

Friday, September 15, 2017
8:00 pm – midnight
Audubon Tea Room
6500 Magazine St, 
New Orleans

Patron Party
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Audubon Tea Room
Sponsors and Combo Ticket Holders Only


Contact Jennifer Rizzo-Choi
504.581.4043 Ext. 202

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Hungry For Justice: JFAB 2017

Join The Pro Bono Project for the 2017 Justice For All Ball
Friday, September 15, 2017
8:00 pm – midnight
Audubon Tea Room
6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Adults only, please

Black Tie Optional

Honorary Chair
Chef Leah Chase
Dooky Chase Restaurant

Committee Chair
Dana Douglas
Shareholder, Liskow & Lewis

JFAB Music                          Patron Party Music          
The Bucktown All-Stars         Leah Chase Kamata      

Celebrity Auctioneer            Emcee                  
John Calhoun                         Mark Romig

Special Art & Posters
Gustave Blache, III          

Read About:
Chef Leah Chase
What's New at JFAB 2017

Media Release: Hungry For Justice?   

Online Invitation Sponsor
We thank Event Kingdom for sponsoring our online invitations and reply management. Please visit them at https://www.eventkingdom.com.

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. See What's New at JFAB 2017 and Hungry For Justice?

Tickets and Pricing

$200 in advance
$225 door

Individual Combo
includes Patron Party & Ball
$500 advance purchase only

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

All ticketing will be done through Eventbrite; processing and service fees will be added at checkout.

Multiple Ticket Packages | Corporate Sponsorships

Download sponsorship and multi-ticket packages for JFAB 2017.  If you are interested in purchasing a sponsorship or multi-ticket package, please email The Pro Bono Project office, call 504.581.4043 ext 201, or download the pledge card and fax to 504.566.0518, or deliver to The Project's office at 615 Baronne Street, Suite 203.

Purchase Tickets Now

You may purchase your tickets directly through Eventbrite below. We strongly recommend that you login or create an Eventbrite account before you begin your purchase. You may also go directly to JFAB 2017 on Eventbrite at: TICKETS



* Current as of 08/10/17


Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC

Rittenberg Family Foundation

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.

Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann       L.L.C.


Adams and Reese LLP

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

Dooky Chase

Frischhertz Electric Co., Inc.

Gieger, Laborde &
  Laperouse, L.L.C.

Herman Herman & Katz, L.L.C.

Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore         LLC

Krebs Farley PLLC

Pan-American Life Insurance Group

* Current as of 08/10/17


Kenneth M. Carter A. Professional   Law Corporation

King, Krebs, & Jurgens

Kinney, Ellinghausen, Richard &       DeShazo

LA Assoc of Defense Counsel

Laitram LLC

Landry & Swarr, L.L.C.

Legier & Company, APAC

Michelle Egan

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand &         Brackett

Newman, Mathis, Brady, &               Spedale

Proskauer Rose LLP

Pugh Accardo

Robichaux Law Firm L.L.C

Shields | Mott L.L.P.

Shuart and Associates, Legal           Search and Staffing

The deLaup Law Firm

The Kullman Firm

Thomson Reuters

Tulane Law School

Landry & Swarr, L.L.C

Whitney Bank

Wagar Richard Kutcher Tygier         & Luminais LLP



Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer,       LLC

Bourgeois Bennett CPAs

Bradley, Murchinson, Kelley &         Shea LLC

Bruce & Jackie Shreves

Capital One

Capitelli and Wicker

Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.

Crescent Bank and Trust, Inc.

Deutsche Kerrigan LLP

District Attorney
  Paul D. Connick, Jr.

Fishman Haygood, L.L.P.

Frilot, L.L.C.

Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David,         Meunier & Warshauer, LLC

Gordon, Arata, Montgomery,           Barnett, McCollam, Duplantis &     Eagan, LLC

Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Dabney, LLC

Homestead Title Company

Huber Slack Thomas & Marcelle

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jan M. Hayden

Jefferson Parish Bar Association

Kabacoff Family Foundation

Kay E. Donnelly and Associates

* Current as of 08/11/17

Ball Contributors*


Royal China


Southern Candymakers

Taylor Made

The Original Fiorella's Café

Toulouse Gourmet Catering

Parkway Bakery & Tavern

Audubon Nature Institute

Crabby Jack's

Desi Vega's Steakhouse

Dook's Place

GW Fins

Jacques Imo's

Lucky Dogs

Maurice French Pastries

Mother's Next Door

Patron Party Contributors

Commander's Palace

Dickie Brennan's

* Current as of 08/10/17


Website, Invitation and Production Services by Solomon Group

Printing by DocuMart



The BizMark Group Inc

Gambit Communications, Inc.

New Orleans CityBusiness

Community Partners

Baptist Community Ministries

New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

JFAB Committee



Kevin Columb
Sharonda Williams                         
Committee Co-Vice Chairs



Mark Kaplinsky
Kyle Keenan
Camalla Kimbrough
Mimi Koch
Steve Lane
Cheryl Mintz
Catherine Napolitano
Cherie Nobles
Inem O’Boyle
Lacey Rochester
Mathilde Semmes
Bruce Shreves
Mark Surprenant
Cory Vidal
Katherine Wells
Erica Williams
Tomoro Wilson
Justin Woods
Susan Zackin


Chef Leah Chase
2017 Justice For All Ball Honorary

Dana Douglas
Committee Chair

Jennifer Rizzo-Choi                          
Executive Director

Committee Members

Lisa Afrik
Erin Bambrick

Greta Brouphy
Joanna Broussard
Laura Springer Brown
Nina Camacho
Laura Cannon
Laura Carlisle
Edgar Chase III
Joseph Ching (deceased)
Chelsea Cusimano
Michael DePetrillo
Bobby Dressel
Katie Dysart
Lesli Harris
Jackie Hickman
Ben Janke
Colleen Carr Jarrott

Chauntis Trenelle Jenkins
Rachael Johnson

Boards of Directors

Norm Rubenstein
Immediate Past Chair

Steven Lane

Patrick Fraizer

Ex-Officio Members

Jan Hayden
Lindsey Ladouceur
J. Van Robichaux
Chris Short

Executive Director

Jennifer Rizzo-Choi

Sherry Dolan

Chris Ralston
1st Vice-Chair

Michael DePetrillo
2nd Vice Chair

Board Members

Nadège Assalé
Dana Douglas
Philip Franco
Pam Hansen
Chauntis Trenelle Jenkins
Rachael Johnson
Bob Kutcher
Roxanne Newman
Wendy Hickok Robinson
Nancy Samuels
John Strausser


Raffle Prizes*












We're busy gathering lots of good things for the raffle. As soon as we've finished, you'll see them listed here.

Art, jewelry, home decor, accessories, memberships, signed books and many more items are coming your way shortly.

All raffle prizes have a value of $100+. Tickets are $5.00 each and are available at The Project's office, from JFAB Committee and Board members, and of course, they'll be plentiful at the Patron Party and Ball.

Check back soon for the raffle listing.

* Prize combos subject to change.

Auction Selection*


As part of the live auction, Fund-A-Need supports one of The Project's most important programs: adoption. Help us keep our children out of the foster care system and register for the auction now.

This crowdfunding portion of the live auction makes bidding accessible to everyone.

You may also 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.









Get a head start and register now to bid at the 2017 JFAB Auction

All auction items will be available to view shortly on the live JFAB 2017 Auction website.

Travel, art, a private dinner with a local celebrity chef and many more items will be up for grabs in the live and silent auctions. Register now if you want to bid.




* Prize combos subject to change.

Justice For All Ball 2016

In case you missed the 2016 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.