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     Tad Bartlett, Co-Chair             Martin A. Stern, Co-Chair

Upcoming Events:


Louisiana Supreme Court: Civil Writ Trends in the 2016-2017 Term CLE

Join the Appellate Law Committee for a discussion of Louisiana Supreme Court writ practice.  Specifically, the discussion will focus on key decisions issued during the Louisiana Supreme Court’s 2016-2017 term, and observations regarding trends in writ grant considerations.

Kelly Becker, Liskow & Lewis
Katie Roth, Liskow & Lewis

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

NOBA Office
650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505
New Orleans, LA 70130

1 hour of Appellate Specialization 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.

Please note: Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund less a $15 administrative fee. No refunds for no shows.


April 2016 Blog Post:

"Don't Be So Emotional"

Recent Events:

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.