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Bench Bar Conference 2017




 

Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, Point Clear, Alabama

Join the New Orleans Bar Association for its annual Bench Bar Conference at the beautiful Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama. The weekend promises to be a fascinating exploration of the latest developments in the legal community including Meet the Judges, a rapid-fire, round-robin session where lawyers will be given the opportunity to meet and interact with judges from state and federal courts.

Where can you earn 9 hours of CLE including Ethics and Professionalism while mingling with colleagues and judges from state and federal courts?

Register today and enjoy discounted rates. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or email Liz Daino.

Click HERE to view the 2017 Bench Bar Conference brochure 

Download the Bench Bar Registration Form & Hotel Reservation Information

 

Accommodations

Call the Grand Hotel for hotel reservations at (800) 544-9933 to secure accomodations in the NOBA room block. The rate is $199/night. The room block expires on March 10, 2017. 

*Hotel cancellation Policy: there is a one night nonrefundable cancellation fee plus taxes, if your room is cancelled within 5 days of stay.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453.  

Registration and Conference Fees
 

(please note: All credit card transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee)

Bench Bar CLE Priority Early Registration (Before March 10, 2017) $350                                                                                                 
Bench Bar CLE Registration (After March 10, 2017)
        9 Hours of CLE including Ethics and Professionalism
        Saturday and Sunday Breakfasts
        Saturday Yogalates
        Saturday Wellness Luncheon
​        Saturday Evening Champagne Tasting 
$400
   
Bench Bar Young Lawyer CLE Priority Registration (Before March 10, 2017) $185
Bench Bar Young Lawyer CLE Registration (After March 10, 2017) $235
   
Friday Night Dinner
        NOBA's Got  Talent at the Grand Hotel
  • Dinner with open bar and entertaining talent competition featuring
    karaoke singing, lip-synching, dancing, and other acts. Music provided by
    D.J. Beignet, a/k/a Lee Reid, the celebrity legal community D.J.
$125
   
Guest Registration 
        Friday Night Dinner
        Saturday and Sunday Breakfasts
        Saturday Evening Champagne Tasting
        Saturday Yogalates
$150
   


Download the Bench Bar Registration Form & Hotel Reservation Information

To Register:

1.  Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or 
2.  Email Morgan Ellis or
3.  Fax (504) 525-6549 or
4.  Mail to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA. 

Refund Policy: Written cancellations must be received by March 24, 2017 for a full refund minus a $30 administrative fee.

 

Special Thanks to The Bench Bar Conference Committee:

Dana M. Douglas, Liskow & Lewis APLC, Chair

​The Hon. Jay C. Zainey, United States District Court - EDLA
Angelina Christina, McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
Albert J. Derbes IV, The Derbes Law Firm, LLC
Sandra Diggs-Miller, Entergy Services, Inc.
Jan M. Hayden, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Stephen J. Herman, Herman, Herman & Katz, LLP
Kelly G. Juneau-Rookard, Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, LLC
The Hon. Terri F. Love, Louisiana Supreme Court - 4th Circuit
The Hon. Jane M. Triche-Milazzo, United States District Court - EDLA
Christopher K. Ralston, Phelps Dunbar, LLP

Special Thanks to The Bench Bar Conference Young Lawyers Section Committee:

Kelly E. Brilleaux, Irwin Fritchie, Chair
Cassie E. Preston, Deutsch Kerrigan, LLP, Co-Chair

Jessica E. Coalter, Bureau of General Counsel
Marshall T. Cox, McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
Philip R. Dore, Liskow & Lewis, APLC
Rachel E. Ferrante, Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Rowen A. Fricker, Pusateri, Barrios, Guillot and Greenbaum, LLC
Gerard J. Gaudet, Adams and Reese, LLP
Ashley J. Heilprin,  Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Gary W. Johnson, Louisiana Supreme Court - 4th Circuit
Jennifer Gordon Lampton, Civil District Court Parish of Orleans
Skylar B. Rudin, Kuchler Polk Schell Weiner & Richeson, L.L.C.
Eric W. Sella, Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett
Kimberly Silas, Barrasso, Usdin, Kupperman, Freeman & Sarver, LLC
Taylor C. Stone, The Law Office of Taylor C Stone, LLC
Katherine L. Swartout, Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP
R. Ethan Zubic, Montgomery, Barnett, Brown, Read, Hammond & Mintz, LLP  

Special Thanks To The Bench Bar Conference Law Firm Sponsors:

GOLD

Adams and Reese, LLP
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Barrasso, Usdin, Kupperman, Freeman & Sarver, LLC
Deutch Kerrigan, LLP
Entergy Services, Inc.
Fishman Haygood Phelps Walmsley Willis & Swanson, LLP
Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, APLC 
Herman Herman & Katz LLP
Irpino Law Firm
Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, LLC
Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison, LLC
Jones Walker LLP
Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson
Liskow & Lewis, APLC
Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
Melchiode Marks King LLC
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions
Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Plauché Maselli Parkerson LLP
Pusateri, Barrios, Guillot & Greenbaum, LLC
Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn LLP
Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, LLC
Stone Pigman Walther Witmann, LLC
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP

SILVER

Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, LLC
Taggart Morton, LLC

BRONZE

The Derbes Law Firm, LLC
Frilot, LLC

Special Thanks To The Bench Bar Conference Exhibitors:

Platinum: 

 

Gold: 
 

   

Silver:



Bronze: