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

New Admittee CLE and Reception 

October 24, 2014

  • 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

  • 2014 New Admittees get  free CLE for Big Easy Bootcamp when they join NOBA for the 2014-2015 year

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





Date:  Friday, October 24, 2014

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 Rebekah Burg, 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:   2014 New Admittees - Join NOBA for the 2014-2015 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 The Hon. Paul Bonin, LA Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
9:40 - 10:40 am Top 10 Things Every Associate
Should Know
Nan Alessandra, Phelps Dunbar
    Brian Quirk, Irwin Fritchie
    Katie Lasky, Jones Swanson
10:45 - 11:45 am Courtroom Demeanor The Hon. Keva Landrum Johnson, Orleans Criminal District Court
    The Hon. Rosemary Ledet, Louisiana Court of Appeal - 4th Circuit 
    The Hon. Kern Reese, Orleans Civil District Court 
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch  
12:45 - 1:45 pm Balancing the Scales of Justice Adam Swensek, City of New Orleans
    Meredith Grabill, Gordon Arata
    Dow Edwards, Irwin Fritchie
1:50 - 2:35 pm Nuts and Bolts of Law Practice
Lynn Luker, Lynn Luker & Associates and Ad-Hoc Judge, Orleans Civil District Court
2:45 - 4:15 pm Mastering Cocktail Conversation Harry Rosenberg, Phelps Dunbar
    Carol Neff, Sessions Fishman
    Jane Booth, Booth & Booth