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Big Easy Bootcamp CLE: Basic Training for Lawyering in New Orleans

New Admittee CLE and Reception 

October 18, 2013

  • Held at the beautiful Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal in the French Quarter

  • Earn Ethics, Professionalism & Law Practice (Office) Management CLE from well-respected lawyers and judges

  • Over 6.25 Hours of CLE on How-to-Lawyer in New Orleans

  • 2013 New Admittees get  free CLE for Big Easy Bootcamp when they join NOBA for the 2013-2014 year

  • A Reception at the Hermes Bar Honoring the New Admittees Follows the CLE 




Date:  Friday, October 18, 2013

Time:  8 am Registration begins; 8:30 - 4:15 pm CLE; Reception follows

CLE:  6.25 Hours of CLE including 1 Hour of Ethics, 2 Hours of Professionalism, and 1.75 Hours of Law Practice (Office) Management

CLE Location:  Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, 400 Royal Street, 3rd Floor, New Orleans
Arrive early and please bring photo identification.

Reception Location:  Hermes Bar, 725 St. Louis Street, New Orleans

Registration:   Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453, email CC Kahr, fax NOBA at (504) 525-6549, or mail in the Big Easy Bootcamp Registration Form to 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130.  

Cost:   2013 New Admittees - Join NOBA for the 2013-3014 membership year and Big Easy Bootcamp is free! Click here to dowload the New Admittee Membership Form

NOBA Member Discount, Practicing Less than Two Years - $80

NOBA Member Discount, Practicing Over Two Years - $100

Non Members - $130



8:00 - 8:25 am Registration  
8:25 - 8:30 am Welcome/Opening Remarks  
8:30 - 9:30 am Ethics Ashley Belleau, Montgomery Barnett
    The Hon. Paul Bonin, LA Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
9:40 - 11:10 am Mastering Cocktail Conversation Harry Rosenberg, Phelps Dunbar 
    Jane Booth, Booth & Booth
    Adam Swensek, City Attorney's Office
    Eric Schorr, Sessions Fishman
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Courtroom Demeanor The Hon. Paula Brown, Orleans Civil District Court
    The Hon. Jane Triche- Milazzo, US District Court
    The Hon. Tracey Flemings-Davillier, Orleans Criminal District Court
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch  
1:15 - 2:00 pm Nuts and Bolts of Law Practice Management Patricia Krebs, King, Krebs & Jurgens
    Michael J. Mestayer, Michael J. Mestayer A PLC
2:05 - 3:05 pm Top 10 Things Every Associate Should Know Nan Alessandra, Phelps Dunbar
    Brian Quirk, Irwin Fritchie
    Katie Lasky, Jones Swanson
3:15 - 4:15 pm Balancing the Scales of Justice Monica Manzella, City Attorney's Office
    Kea Sherman, Sherman Law Firm 
    Ravi Sangisetty, Sangisetty and Samuels