• Professional Associations and Memberships

    • American Bar Association
      • Young Lawyers Division, Council Member and Representative for Louisiana, 2004-2007
      • Disaster Legal Services Program for the State of Louisiana, assisted in the coordination of pro bono legal services in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005-2007
      • General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division, Young Lawyer Fellow, 2006-2007
      • Young Lawyers Division Public Service Project “We the Jury,” coordinated the implementation of the project in the State of Louisiana, 2004-2005
    • Louisiana State Bar Association
      • Board of Governors, First Board District Representative, 2007-2010
      • Louisiana Bar Journal, Editorial Board Member, 2006-2007
      • Access to Justice Committee, Committee Member, 2006-2007
      • Disaster Legal Services Program for the State of Louisiana, assisted in the coordination of pro bono legal services in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005-2007
      • Young Lawyers Section, Council Member and American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Representative, 2004-2007.
      • Louisiana State Law Institute, Council Member, Observer for the Louisiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, 2004-2005
      • Leadership Program, Class of 2003-2004
    • American Association of Justice
      • Member, Admiralty Section
    • Louisiana Association of Justice
      • Member, Admiralty Section
    • New Orleans Bar Association
      • Member
    • New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court
      • Member
    • Louisiana Bar Foundation
      • Fellow
      • Annual Gala Committee, Co-Chair, 2007-2008
      • Annual Gala Committee, Committee Member, 2006-2007
    • American Bar Foundation
      • Fellow
  • Presentations and Publications

    • “Louisiana Disaster Legal Services” – South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division: Disaster Relief and Preparedness Seminar, March 2007, 2008, 2009
    • “Louisiana Disaster Legal Services” – Indiana State Bar Association: Disaster Relief Program, Spring Meeting, April 2006
    • “Louisiana Disaster Legal Services” – American Bar Association Council on Racial and Ethnic Justice: Equity for Racial & Ethnic Victims of Katrina, American Bar Association Mid Year Meeting, February 2006

    PUBLICATIONS:

    • “Report and Analysis of the Provision of Disaster Civil Legal Services in Louisiana Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita” – Louisiana Bar Foundation and Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation: Recipient of Grant for the Collection & Analysis of Data Project, June 2007 “
    • Lessons Learned (the Hard Way) by Lawyers During Hurricanes Katrina and Rita” – by Michael H. Rubin and Beth E. Abramson, Probate & Property Vol. 20, No. 5, September/October 2006
  • Professional Acknowledgements

    • Clerk for Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Catherine “Kitty” Kimball
    • “2006 Up and Coming Lawyers” – Lawyers USA, September 25, 2006
    • Pat B. Sullivan, Jr. Chair’s Award – Louisiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, June 2006
    • Star of the Quarter – American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, October 2005
  • Community Involvement

    • More for the 504
      • Founding member
      • Steering Committee member, 2016 – present
    • The Roots of Music
      • Chairman of the Board, 2013-2015
    • 610 Stompers, 610 Split
      • Ball Crawl Co-Chair, 2012