Louisiana Association for Justice


Louisiana Association for Justice

Founded as Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association. LAJ's mission is committed to preserving the civil justice system, protecting open access to courts, protecting individual rights, promoting individual and corporate responsibility, and preserving the highest of ethical and educational standards for the profession. Membership fee: $95-$500 (Attorney); $200 (Public Service/Public Official Attorney/Associate - Non-lawyer Support Staff, Suppliers, etc); $25 (Law Student); $95 (Paralegal/Legal Assistant).

Organization Type:
State or Regional Association
Acronym:
LAJ
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Governments (Local/State/Federal/Foreign), Law/Law Firms, Counsel, Judges, State
Year Founded:
1953
Address:
442 Europe St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
16
Members:
has more than 900 attorney members


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $2,467,583


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-0.38%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Program service revenue
 
Income from sales of inventory
 
Other

Total expenses: $2,453,208


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-1.47%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Other expenses
 
Lobbying fees
 
Other

Total assets: $2,549,471


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
0.63%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $684,495


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
0.21%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Other liabilities

National Affiliation

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Total contributions 1,834,151
Program service revenue 471,793
Income from sales of inventory 107,603
Miscellaneous revenue 24,743
Royalties 19,272
Investment income 10,021
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Sales of non-inventory assets 0
Net rental income 0
Total Revenue:

$2,467,583

1-yr growth
-0.38%
Total contributions
Program service revenue
Income from sales of inventory
Miscellaneous revenue
Royalties
Investment income

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation for non-officers/directors 619,021
Other expenses 578,913
Lobbying fees 392,000
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 301,965
Other employee benefits 112,110
Other fees 111,093
Travel 86,559
Payroll taxes 60,230
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 53,737
Pension plan contributions 42,953
Accounting fees 40,523
Insurance 40,400
Advertising and promotion 8,879
Office expenses 4,825
Information technology 0
Royalties 0
Occupancy 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Conferences, conventions, meetings 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Investment management fees 0
Management fees 0
Legal fees 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Total Expenses:

$2,453,208

1-yr growth
-1.47%
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Other expenses
Lobbying fees
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Other employee benefits
Other fees
Travel
Payroll taxes
Depreciation, depletion, amortization
Pension plan contributions
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Savings and temporary cash investments 1,894,510
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 354,830
Cash -- non-interest bearing 169,669
Accounts receivable 48,857
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 45,380
Other assets 31,142
Inventories for sale or use 5,083
Investments in other securities 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Investments in publicly traded securities 0
Total Assets:

$2,549,471

1-yr growth
0.63%
Savings and temporary cash investments
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Accounts receivable
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Other assets
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 462,462
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 195,158
Other liabilities 26,875
Grants payable 0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$684,495

1-yr growth
0.21%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Other liabilities

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 1,863,202
Temporarily restricted net assets 1,774
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$1,864,976

1-yr growth
0.78%
Unrestricted net assets
Temporarily restricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Andrea Chbeir Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer Administration ...X
Beau Fourrier Contact, Government Relations Director of Government Relations, Government Relations ...X
Connie Blanchard Director, Publications Publications ...X
Constance Koury Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary and Treasurer Administration, Board Member, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, Finance ...X
J. E. Cullens Jr. President Elect Board Member ...X
Kelsey Balzli Director, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Leah S. Guerry Consultant Administration ...X
Louise Gonsoulin Accountant Finance ...X
Marlo Moret Assistant, Accounting and Operations Finance, Operations ...X
Paul M. Sterbcow President Board Member ...X
Penelope Keating Director, Office Operations Operations ...X
Robert Abboud Contact, Events, (Social Media and Communications) and Technology Development Communications/Public Relations, Computer/Information Technology, Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Sue Pyle Director, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Thomas N. Wright Director, Membership and Practice Sections Conventions/Meetings, Membership ...X
Tracy Levisee Administrative Assistant Administration ...X
Valerie Perioux Administrative Assistant Administration ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20192019 Annual Convention New Orleans , LA , United States Hyatt Regency New Orleans December 12 December 13    ...X
20182018 Fall Conference New Orleans , LA , United States Windsor Court Hotel September 14 September 14    ...X
20172017 Annual Convention New Orleans , LA , United States Windsor Court Hotel March 9 March 11    ...X
20172017 Fall Conference New Orleans , LA , United States Windsor Court Hotel September 14 September 16    ...X
20142014 LAJ Annual Convention New Orleans , LA , United States Windsor Court Hotel March 20 March 22    ...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
LAJ News Highlights (e-mail newsletter)dailyNo...X
Louisiana AdvocatesmonthlyYes...X
Membership DirectoryannuallyNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2018 Q4: $0
2018 Q3: $0
2018 Q2: $0
2018 Q1: $0
2017: $0


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
  This organization has no outside representation data available.
 

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

This organization has no legislative issue data available.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
DARRELL W HUNT LOBBYING ACTIVITIES2017 $115,000 ...X
MAXINE CORMIER LOBBYING ACTIVITIES2017 $130,000 ...X
DARRELL W HUNT LOBBYING ACTIVITIES2016 $115,000 ...X
MAXINE CORMIER LOBBYING ACTIVITIES2016 $130,000 ...X
DARRELL W HUNT LOBBYING ACTIVITIES2015 $115,000 ...X
MAXINE CORMIER LOBBYING ACTIVITIES2015 $130,000 ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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