Our Team

The Estate Planning and Probate Group of Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C.

The Estate Planning and Probate Group ofSessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C. has a long, distinguished history serving the legal needs of individuals and families in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. Our legal team includes some of the most accomplished estate planning and probate lawyers in Louisiana:

  • Two of our lawyers, the founding member of the section, Max Nathan Jr. (now retired), and Carole Cukell Neff, authored the pre-eminent treatise on Louisiana estate planning and administration law: Louisiana Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration (LEXIS Law Publishing, Second Edition).
  • Carole Cukell Neff and Eric M. Schorr, are board-certified Estate Planning and Estate Administration Specialists, certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.
  • One of our attorneys, Carole Cukell Neff, Is the sole New Orleans member of the Special Needs Alliance, and one of our attorneys, Eric M. Schorr, holds a Masters of Law Degree in Elder Law Planning.

Our rich background provides us with experience and insight that provide tangible benefits to our clients. Estate planning is not one aspect of our practice. It is our practice. Our focus on wills, trusts, special needs planning and other areas of estate planning has translated to peace of mind for our many clients in New Orleans and throughout surrounding Louisiana communities.

Personal Service from Accomplished Estate Planning and Probate Lawyers

Our professional qualifications would mean little if we didn’t match them with exceptional client service. Because we value our clients, we offer personal, attentive service. We make ourselves available to help clients with critical and often urgent estate planning matters.


Jack M. Alltmont

Managing Partner

Carole Cukell Neff


Eric M. Schorr


Stephanie Graf Gamble



Cynthia L. Darce

Paralegal & Notary Public

Dianne B. Warren


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