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Appellate Practice


      Kelly B. Becker, Co-Chair                Martin A. Stern, Co-Chair

Upcoming Events:

Lunch and Learn Discussion with
Judge Terri Love, LA Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit CLE


Please join the appellate practice subcommittee for a lunch time discussion with Judge Terri Love, who will address procedural tips (and what not to do) regarding appeal briefs, writ applications, oral argument, and more.

The Hon. Terri F. Love, Louisiana Court of Appeal – Fourth Circuit

Thursday, August 23, 2018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Louisiana Supreme Court
400 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

1 hour of CLE credit 

NOBA member discount: $35 (includes lunch)
Non-member price: $55 (includes lunch)
*All credit card transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee.


  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email Liz Daino
  3. Mail payment to the NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130
  4. NOBA members can pay online by clicking here
    NON NOBA members can pay online by clicking here
    *We take everything but American Express. All credit card transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee. 

Please note our updated cancellation policy:
Payment is expected before the start of programs in order to attend. Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund. No shows are not eligible for refunds and will be charged for the program, plus an administrative billing fee.

Blog Posts:

March 2018Recent Fifth Circuit Interpretations of the Class Action Fairness Act
April 2016"Don't Be So Emotional"

Recent Events:

On Wednesday, May 2nd, the committee held the CLE "Lunch and Learn Discussion with Justin Woods."

On September 20, 2017, Kelly Becker & Katie Roth presented Louisiana Supreme Court: Civil Writ Trends in the 2016-2017 Term CLE.

On April 20, 2017, The Hon. James L. Dennis, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit presented "Behind the Scenes: a U.S. Fifth Circuit Appeal CLE."

On October 25, Jeff Richardson presented "Exploiting Technology on Appeal" CLE.

On March 13, 2014, the Committee held a meeting with speaker Danielle Schott, Clerk of Court, Louisiana court of Appeal - Fourth Circuit.