C. J. Blache

Roedel Parsons
Capital Region
Geo Area
Region 2

C.J. Blache is a native of New Orleans who earned a B.S. in Industrial Labor Relations with a minor in Economics from LeMoyne College, Syracuse, N.Y. and a J.D. from Loyola Law School, New Orleans, LA. The focus of his practice for over thirty years has been in the area of governmental relations and regulatory law at the state and local level. He has been active in every session of the LA Legislature since 1980. His primary clients’ interests are diverse and include petro-chemical, transportation, maritime, insurance and other general business matters. Clients include Transder, Port of New Orleans, New Orleans Aviation Board, Chevron and New Orleans Business Council.

Prior to private practice, he served as Assistant Secretary of Labor over Employment Security, Louisiana Department of Labor and Chief legal counsel to the Louisiana House Labor Committee. CJ is active in multiple business and non-profit entities and presently serves on the boards of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), Liberty Bank and Trust, Gulf Coast Bidco, Black Economic Development Corporation, Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation, River City Jazz Coalition and WWOZ radio.

Areas of Practice
Governmental Relations
Regulatory Matters
Administrative Law

Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana

Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D. - 1979
LeMoyne College, B.S., B.A. - 1974

Professional Associations and Memberships
Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member
Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Louisiana Nature Conservancy, Board of Trustees
Black Economic Development Council, Board of Directors
Samaritan House, Member
100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge, Member