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      Alicia M. Bendana, Chair          John Mark Fezio, Vice-Chair
 


Upcoming Events:

Proving (and Disproving) Damages in a Business Case CLE

A review of quantifying damages in business cases with a focus on cases involving new businesses, lost profits, minority shareholder interests, and punitive damages.

Speaker:
Katie Lasky, Jones Swanson Huddell & Garrison LLC

Date:
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Time:
Noon - 1 p.m.

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

CLE:
1 hour of CLE credit

Cost:
NOBA Member Discount - $35 (includes lunch)
Non Member Price - $55 (includes lunch)

Registration:

  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email Morgan Ellis.
  3. Mail payment to 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 an administrative fee. No refunds for no shows. 



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The Business Law Committee was newly formed in 2016. For those interested in joining please contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453. For questions about the committee please email Alicia Bendana.