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Carole Cukell Neff

Carole Cukell Neff

Carole Cukell Neff is a Board-Certified Estate Planning & Administration Specialist certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. She graduated Order of the Coif from the Tulane University School of Law, where she served on the Board of Editors of the Tulane Law Review. After graduation, she clerked for Justice John A. Dixon, Jr. of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Ms. Neff is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, being elected the first woman and the youngest person from the State of Louisiana. She co-authored a three-volume treatise with partner Max Nathan, Jr. entitled Louisiana Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration (Lexis Law Publishing, 2d ed.). She is the sole New Orleans representative of the Special Needs Alliance.

Ms. Neff was recently named one of the "Top Ten Attorneys in Louisiana" by Super Lawyers of Louisiana.  She was selected by Best Lawyers as the “New Orleans Best Lawyers Non-Profit/Charities Lawyer of the Year” for 2011.  For many years she chaired the New Orleans Bar Association’s Committee on Probate, Trusts and Estate Planning and has also served as President of the Women’s Professional Council, President of the Professional Financial Planners of Greater New Orleans, President of the New Orleans Estate Planning Council, President of the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana.  President of the New Orleans Rotary Fund, Inc. and as Chair of the New Orleans AVODAH Advisory Council.  She serves as the Chair of the Louisiana Bar Foundation’s Pro Bono Project, and on the Executive Committee of the Algiers Economic Development Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans. She recently received the prestigious 2013 Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award from the New Chapter of the Association for Women Attorneys. Ms. Neff is a frequent, sought-after speaker at estate planning seminars and institutes to fellow professionals and to lay audiences.

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New Orleans Office
400 Poydras Street
Suite 2550
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Direct: (504) 582-1519
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Office: (504) 582-1500
Fax: (504) 582-1555

Email: cneff@sessions-law.com

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