The firm's attorneys are active members of the community that donate their time, attention and resources that are near and dear to their hearts.
In the Community
We support a variety of community endeavors and are always looking for opportunities to contribute and give back to causes in this area that can be impactful.
A few examples are below:
Our managing partner, Minor Pipes, has been nominated as president-elect of the Louisiana State Bar Association. He also is a previous president of the Louisiana Bar Foundation and he works with numerous non-profits in and around New Orleans.
Stephen Miles has been selected to the Board of Trustees for a local elementary school, Stuart Hall School for Boys, where he serves on the Finance Committee and Strategic Planning Committee. He is also active in coaching youth sports.
Kristin Beckman volunteers her time with the Pro Bono Project, Dress for Success, as well as other non-profit organizations. She is also a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Louisiana Bar Association, which serves to promote access to justice and increase public understanding of the legal system.
Cassie Giarrusso is committed to many causes along with her husband, a New Orleans City Councilman, in their philanthropic and civic endeavors.
Chris Teske is a co-founder of the New Orleans Cyclocross Project where he teaches youth from across the city the joys of racing bikes. He is also the co-director of Tulane Law School’s Nationally recognized Civil Litigation Intersession, which trains students in the art of pre-trial discovery and motion practice.
Patrick Lorio is an active member of Stonewall Sports NOLA, an LGBTQ-focused non-profit recreational sports league that raises funds for local non-profit organizations committed to the LGBTQ+ New Orleans community.