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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Lynn Luker, Chair


Upcoming Events


March Committee Meeting - Settlement Conferences in U.S. District Court 

Speaker: The Hon. Michael B. North, U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Louisiana 

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Time:  12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: New Orleans Bar Association, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans

Cost:  $14.00 (includes light lunch)


  1. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130 or
  3. Email Katie Vutera or
  4. NOBA Members can pay online here.

Cancellations must be received in writing two days prior to the program in order to receive a refund less an administrative fee. No shows will be charged. 



Recent Activities


On March 12, 2014, Thomas K. Foutz explored various hypothetical situations that arise during negotiation and mediation in the "Ethics in Mediation" CLE.


Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for a Mediation

CLE Co-sponsored by the ADR Committee and Young Lawyers Section

  • How to prepare for a mediation
  • Opening Statements
  • How to work with a mediator
  • Preparing clients for mediation
  • Demands or offers before mediation
  • Mediator’s perspective
  • What attorneys look for in a mediator


Speaker: J. Gregg Collins, ADR inc.; Ryan Malone of Duplass, Zwain; Jason Giles, Womac Firm

Date:  Thursday, May 10, 2012

Time: 4 pm - 5 pm (1 Hour of CLE) followed by Cocktail Hour from 5 pm - 6 pm

CLE:  One Hour of CLE

Location:  Southern Food and Beverage Museum, Riverwalk, New Orleans, LA