The board of commissioners of the port of New Orleans, USA (Port NOLA) has elected James Carter as a member.

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James Carter

Carter succeeds Tara Hernandez as one of four Orleans Parish representatives on the seven-member regional board and will serve a five-year term.

Port NOLA said Carter’s career as a businessman includes establishing and operating his own law firm for more than 21 years. He is currently the managing partner of The Cochran Firm-Trials & Mass Torts.