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Jennifer Bordes, CPA, CSEP, MS



Jennifer has extensive experience in all aspects of individual, corporation, S corporation, partnership, estate, gift, succession, and trust tax compliance and planning. She concentrates most of her efforts in the gift, estate, and trust planning arena and focuses principally on serving privately owned businesses, high net worth individuals, and family groups. Jennifer has also represented clients in IRS tax audit matters.

Jennifer frequently speaks on taxation issues for professional, civic and business organizations, as well as conducting continuing professional educations programs for other accountants. Jennifer began her professional career in 1984 and is the leader of LaPorte’s Estate Planning Services Group. 

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Loyola University of New Orleans
Master of Science, Taxation Option, University of New Orleans

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Specialist in Estate Planning®

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
University of New Orleans, Adjunct Professor 2009-2017
Greater New Orleans Foundation Cornerstone Council
Loyola Business School Visiting Committee
New Orleans Estate Planning Council

Mount Carmel Academy Alumni Association
St. Angela Merici Finance Committee

New Orleans CityBusiness, 2010 Women of the Year Honoree
The McGladrey Alliance Partner Development Plan, 2010 Master Rainmaker Award
Loyola University College of Business Alumna of the Year, 2011

“Creating a Business Succession Plan,” Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), October 2019
“Wealth Transfer Planning: What’s It All About?,” LaPorte Training, July 2019
“Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” LaPorte Training, January 2018
“Crossroad…Estate Tax vs Income Tax,” Northshore Estate Planning Council, June 2014
“Gift, Estate, and Charitable Planning in 2013 and Beyond,” Poydras Home, October 2013

Jennifer Bordes, CPA, CSEP, MS, Director of Tax Services