11th Hour Ethics and Professionalism CLE Series



November 1, 2017 {FREE for Sustaning NOBA Members)
This will be a joint Ethics & Professionalism program, presented by Leonard A. Davis and Richard C. Stanley

12 Noon - 1:00 pm: Professionalism – Adversaries without Animosity 
Leonard A. Davis, Herman, Herman & Katz
Richard C. Stanley, Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, LLC


1:10 pm - 2:10 pm: Ethics – What’s on the Horizon
Leonard A. Davis, Herman Herman & Katz
Richard C. Stanley, Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, LLC


November 9, 2017

12 Noon - 1:00 pm: Professionalism in Trial Practice – Views from the Bench and Bar
A Civil District Court Judge and two attorneys who have a litigation practice will have a panel discussion about the importance of trying to be professional in dealing with various issues that arise during discovery and at trial. 
The Hon. Nakisha Ervin-Knott, Orleans Parish Civil District Court
Irving Warshauer, Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, LLC
Peter Sperling, Frilot L.L.C.


1:10 pm - 2:10 pm: Ethics: Ten Tips for Risk Management from an Ethical Perspective: A Key to Your Professional Development in the 21st Century 
Speaker: M. Nan Alessandra, Phelps Dunbar, LLP

November 30, 2017

12 Noon - 1:00 pm: Legal Ethics in 140 Characters or Less
Speaker: Dana M. Douglas, Liskow & Lewis, APLC


1:10 pm- 2:10 pm - Professionalism - Admitting Our Mistakes: Owning Up to Lawyer Missteps
Lawyers provide human services, and mistakes are inevitable. How a mistake is handled once it occurs, however, is critical. Judge Chase will discuss real-case examples of results obtained by lawyers being forthright about their errors contrasted against outcomes where lawyers hid and compounded their mistakes. This presentation will foster an attitude of accountability for professional error.
Speaker: The Hon. Tiffany G. Chase, Orleans Parish Civil District Court 



New Orleans Bar Association
650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505
New Orleans, Louisiana

Registration Fees: 

NOBA Member Discount Per Hour of CLE:
November 1st is FREE for Sustaining NOBA members
Pre-Registered - $35
At the Door - $45

Non Member Per Hour of CLE:
Pre-Registered - $45
At the Door - $55

{Please note to qualify for the pre-registered price payment and registration must be received one full day (24 hours) prior to the program.}


To Register:

  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453
  2. Email Liz Daino
  3. To purchase one or more Ethics CLEs
    ‚Äč**please specify the date(s) when purchasing
  4. To purchase one or more Professionalism CLEs
    **please specify the date(s) when purchasing 

*All cancellations must be received in writing two days prior to the program in order to receive a refund less a $15.00 administrative fee. There is no refund for no shows. Please note that lunch will not be provided at these programs.*