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           Special Sponsors
Gustave Blache, III                 Sharonda Williams | Wine & Champagne
                                               Baker Donelson | Late Night Snack                  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

Eventbrite ticket sales are now closed. Please make all JFAB 2017 ticket purchases at: LAST MINUTE SALES

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 08/31/17


Pan-American Life Insurance Group

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

* Current as of 08/31/17


Kay E. Donnelly and Associates

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

Sullivan Stolier

The deLaup Law Firm

The Kullman Firm

Thomson Reuters

Tulane Law School

Wagar Richard Kutcher Tygier         & Luminais LLP

Whitney Bank


Association for Women Attorneys

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

Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison

Kabacoff Family Foundation

* Current as of 08/31/17

Ball Contributors*

Mother's Next Door


Nothing Bundt Cakes

Oceana Grill

Parkway Bakery & Tavern

Royal China


Southern Candymakers

Taylor Made

The Original Fiorella's Café

Toulouse Gourmet Catering


Audubon Nature Institute


Besh Restuarant Group


Crabby Jack's

Desi Vega's Steakhouse

Dook's Place

GW Fins

Jacques Imo's

La Petite Grocery

Lucky Dogs

Maurice French Pastries


Patron Party Contributors

Commander's Palace

Dickie Brennan's

* Current as of 08/25/17

Special Acknowledgements

Mark Romig

New Orleans CityBusiness

Website, Invitation and Production Services by Solomon Group

Printing by DocuMart



The BizMark Group Inc

Gambit Communications, Inc.

Goldring Family Foundation


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 Chair

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

This is a preliminary list of some of the items included in the raffle drawing at this year’s Justice For All Ball on September 15, 2017. Raffle tickets are $5. You do not need to be present to win the raffle drawing. All proceeds support The Pro Bono Project. If you would like to purchase tickets, please call The Project at 504-581-4043 or visit our website at www.probono-no.org Tickets are also available the night of the Ball.

2 Premier Fitness Day Passes
One-day passes, valid at their Airline Drive location.
Value: $40

Stein’s Market & Deli gift card
Downtown location
Value: $30

Tour Cycles Studio gift card
Warehouse district cycling studio, http://tourcyclestudio.com
Value: $50

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse gift card
Value: $100

Maison on Frenchman gift card
Value: $100 value

Maison on Frenchman gift card
Value: $100

Perlis Store Gift Card
Value: $100

Perlis Store Gift Card
Value: $100

Copeland’s Gift Card
Value: $25 value

Drago’s Themed Gift Basket
Includes gift card to the restaurant, specialty glasses and Zapp’s chips.
Value: $75

Fausto’s Restaurant Gift Card
Value: $75

The Bearded Lady Barbership
Gift certificate for a Hot Towel Shave
Value: $50

Le Grand the Florist
Gift certificate to floral products (flowers, bouquet), sold at the store
Value: $100

Casa Garcia
Gift Card, Metairie Location
Value: $50

tem eliminated.

Marcello’s Restaurant gift card
Value: $50

Marcello’s Restaurant gift card
Value: $50





Individual 3-Month Membership to Anytime Fitness
Lakeview location
Value: $200.

Individual 3-Month Membership to Anytime Fitness
Lakeview location
Value: $200

Café Reconcile Gift Package
Gift card and Cookbook
Value: $75+

Carpe Diem Salon Basket
Woman’s haircut and style service, and assorted hair products from Carpe Diem Boutique Salon.
Value: $50+ depending on stylist

Green to Go NOLA Dining
Restaurant gift card, www.greentogonola.com
Value: $65

Historic Mansion Tour
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens Tour for 2 people, plus on-site plantation restaurant gift cards.
Value: $125.

Juan’s Flying Burrito gift card
$45 value

Mais Arepas Gift Card
Value: $50

Maison de Cheveux Basket
Gift card and assorted hair products
Value: $70+

60-minute Full Body Massage
Massage Envy, Metairie location
Value: $50

Maypop Restaurant gift card
Value: $50

McIlhenny Hot Sauce Gift Basket
Includes limited edition McIlhenny Company Tabasco Product toy collector’s truck, and an assortment of McIlhenny products.
Value: $75.

MoPho Restaurant gift card
Value: TBD

2 Premier Fitness Day Passes
One-day passes, valid at their Airline Drive location.
Value: $40

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.