Lila Tritico Hogan

Lila Tritico Hogan is a partner in the law firm of Hogan & Hogan in Hammond where her practice is concentrated in the area of family law, primarily in collaborative law and mediation. She graduated from LSU Law Center in 1975, and clerked for Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Albert Tate, Jr. Ms. Hogan is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist. She is currently on the Louisiana Law Institute Family Law Committee studying the need for a statewide system of family courts. Lila was a member of the Board of Directors of the Collaborative Professionals Group of Southeast Louisiana and was the organizer and chair of the 21st Collaborative Practice Group. She is a past-Chair of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, having served on the Board for six years, and currently serves again as the Louisiana State Bar Association representative on the Board. During her career, Lila has also served as Director of the North Louisiana Legal Assistance Corporation and Director of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services. In 1986, she was voted Louisiana’s Outstanding Young Lawyer by the LSBA’s Young Lawyer Section, and in 2001, she received the LSBA’s President’s Award. She has chaired the LSBA Practice Assistance and Improvement Committee (PAIC), and served on the LSBA Family Law Advisory Commission and the Supreme Court Committee on the Prevention of Lawyer Misconduct. Lila is past chair of the Publications Subcommittee of the LSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee and the Ethics Advisory Service Committee, and was past chair of the Practice Aid Guide Subcommittee of the PAIC. She has taught at Loyola Law School, LSU Law School, the LSBA’s Ethics School, Bridging the Gap, MCLE for New Admittees, and numerous seminars on ethics, collaborative divorce, community property, law office management, and professionalism. Lila is married to Attorney Thomas J. Hogan, Jr., and the mother of four children, ages 19 - 28.

Education

Louisiana State University, B.A. with honors, History - 1972
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D. - 1975

Bar Admissions

All Louisiana courts - October, 1975
All Louisiana federal district courts, United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court

Employment

1975 - 1976 Law Clerk, Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Albert Tate, Jr., New Orleans
1976 - 1977 Solo practitioner, Abbeville
1977 - 1978 Director, North Louisiana Legal Assistance Corporation, Monroe
1978 - 1979 Consultant, Legal Services Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia
1979 - 1981 Director, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, Hammond
1982 - present Partner, Hogan & Hogan, Attorneys, Hammond
1987 - 1988 Adjunct Professor, LSU Law Center, Moot Court
1995 - 1996 Adjunct Professor, SLU, Family Law
2001 - 2002 Adjunct Professor, Loyola Law School, Legal Professions Seminar
2007 - 2008 Of Counsel, Ott & Burns, Denham Springs, Louisiana
2005 - present Mediator in family law cases

Professional & Community Organizations

Louisiana State Bar Association - 2000 - 2007

  • Practice & Improvement Committee, past chair
  • Practice Aid Guide Subcommittee, chair
  • Ethics Advisory Service Committee
  • Mentoring Subcommittee
  • House of Delegates
  • Ethics School Presenter and Subcommittee member
  • Mandatory CLE for New Admittees Ad Hoc Committee and coordinator of eight- hour CLE program
  • Rules of Professional Conduct Committee

Supreme Court Committee on the Prevention of Lawyer Misconduct - 2000 - 2001
Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board - 1993 -1998, past chair; 2009 - 2011 LSBA Representative to the LADB
21st Judicial District Bar Association - past president and various offices and committees, trainer
21st Judicial District Family Court Committee, past chair - worked with Judge Leon Ford III on court procedures and forms
Southeast Spouse Abuse Program - drafter of protective orders, trainer
Mayor's Commission on the Needs of Women - past president, drafter of Sexual Abuse Manual
Louisiana Law Institute - past member; 2009 - 10 Family Law Advisory Committee studying uniform system of family courts
Speaker - Ethics School and various CLE programs in ethics and family law subjects (for example, community property, child support) - 1993 to present
Family Law Advisory Commission for Louisiana State Bar Association’s Specialization Committee
Florida Parishes Inns of Court - program committee chair, executive committee, and mentoring committee
Organizer - 21st Collaborative Practice Group and training - 2005 - 2008
Collaborative Professionals Group of Southeast Louisiana - board member - 2006 - 2009
Louisiana Family Mediation Council - 2007 - 2008
Relay for Life – Organizer of the Ladies of the Bar team – site/costume winner every year from 2004 to 2009

Honors

Louisiana State Bar Association President’s Award - 2001
Louisiana's Outstanding Young Lawyer - 1986-1987 - Louisiana State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section
Hammond's First Five - 1986
Susie Smythe Award for Outstanding Community Contribution - 1986 - Hammond Business and Professional Women
Board Certified Family Law Specialist - First Group Certified in the 1980's to present
Super Lawyers - Top 25 Women Lawyers in Louisiana - 2009, 2010
Top Family Lawyers in Louisiana - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010