After only three years as a judge, in 2010, Judge Chase along with the Louisiana State Bar Association established Louisiana’s first Self Help Desk at Civil District Court which assists unrepresented parties navigate the judicial system. To date, nearly 10,000 people have been served at the Help Desk by volunteer lawyers. She has also been named as Chair of the Technology Committee for several years, working very closely with Clerk of Court, Dale Atkins on improving technology in the court. Judge Chase was also appointed by the Louisiana Supreme Court to Chair the statewide Court Security Committee. She has Co-Chaired the New Orleans Bar Bench Bar and Louisiana Summer School Conferences as well as taught numerous courses to both lawyers and judges. Judge Chase's continued dedication to the legal profession was recognized in 2010 when she received the President's Award from the Louisiana State Bar Association. Earlier this year, Judge Chase was honored by Family Services of Greater New Orleans at the 42nd Open Door Awards– Ten Outstanding Persons Gala.
"As a New Orleans native and graduate of the Orleans Parish Public School System, I am dedicated to the community that raised me and I believe in always giving back. I would not be true to who I am if I did any less.”