The end of the year offers a time of reflection on how far we’ve come and where we plan to go from here. As you consider your personal and professional goals, you may find that a little assistance could help you reach that next milestone. Financial and legal resources can help give you stability and security as you move into the future, and there are a variety of options available depending on your goals—from getting your affairs in order or buying a home or investment property to setting up a retirement account, experts across New Orleans help others just like you accomplish the financial and legal objectives that could improve their situation. The following resources bring experience and knowledge in financial and legal affairs and may be able to help you attain the life you’ve envisioned for your family or business.

Legal Resources

Forman Watkins & Krutz

Forman Watkins & Krutz is a New Orleans law firm trying cases throughout Louisiana and coast to coast for over 30 years with other offices in Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, and Texas. Recognized as a top work place three years running, 75 percent of the firm’s New Orleans attorneys were selected to the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Forman Watkins represents both Fortune 500 companies and local businesses in tort, employment and commercial litigation matters.

Primarily a litigation firm, Forman Watkins’ attorneys are trial ready. The firm tries cases across the country. In September of 2020, attorneys from the New Orleans office tried one of the first federal court civil jury trials in the country during Covid-19, which resulted in a defense verdict. Attorneys in the New Orleans office also counsel clients in commercial transactions and employment matters. Learn more about its diverse team at

Landry & Swarr, LLC

Most asbestos lawsuits involve claims against asbestos manufacturers or employers for negligence in implementing safety measures to adequately protect employees and consumers. For a number of reasons, establishing direct or sole liability can be difficult to prove, making the need for an attorney with experience in these types of cases even more critical for success.

Landry & Swarr has served Louisiana for over 20 years, and Louisiana mesothelioma cases are one of its primary practice areas. At Landry & Swarr, mesothelioma attorneys based in New Orleans serve clients across the state. Every member of the firm’s legal team is client-focused and wants to help mesothelioma victims with Mesothelioma litigation. Attorneys listen to the details of your situation and work hard to get you or your loved one the settlement they deserve.

For more information about Landry & Swarr, asbestos, or mesothelioma, visit or call 504-299-1214.


Financial Resources

Home Bank 

For over 113 years, families have trusted Home Bank with one of life’s biggest purchases. With a full line of mortgage and home loan options, Home Bank can help with your home needs, whether you’re a first-time buyer, future home builder, or fixer-upper looking to renovate. Plus, with options like Home Bank’s one-time close construction loan, homeowners can stay focused on getting into “home sweet home” and not on stacks of paperwork. 

Stop by any Home Bank location and meet their experienced bankers or start a loan application or pre-approval online. Loan approval is subject to Home Bank credit and other criteria. Home Bank is Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender. (NMLS #483958)

Call Home Bank at 504-378-3190, or visit them online at