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Marjorie R. Esman, Chair



Upcoming Events:

"Beyond the Bathrooms: A Focus on Transgender Rights" CLE - June 28, 2016

A CLE that will discuss:

  1. Various transgender situations in schools that the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana have handled recently, specifically for a high school girl
  2. John Edwards’ recent executive order, the fight between North Carolina and the Department of Justice
  3. Employment issues that transgender individuals are currently facing. 
  4. The recent Department of Justice's executive order on bathrooms

Marjorie Esman, American Civil Liberities Union of Louisiana
Rachel Wisdom, Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Noon - 1 p.m.

New Orleans Bar Association
650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505
New Orleans, LA 70130

1 hour of CLE credit

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


  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 an administrative fee. No refunds for no shows.**


Recent Events:

On September 23, 2014, the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Committee and the Women in the Profession Committee are co-hosted a CLE on "The Supreme Court and Women's Health: Reflections from 2014" with Ellie Schilling, Marjorie Esman, and Dawn Barrios. The panelists discussed the latest decisions coming from the Supreme Court and how they affect women.