Committees



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2016-17 BAR AND PUBLIC SERVICE COMMITTEES
ABA Delegate
  • Dana M. Douglas, Delegate
Bench Bar Conference
  • Dana M. Douglas, Chair
Briefly Speaking Editor
  • Kelsey L. Meeks, Editor
Continuing Legal Education  
  • Jason P. Waguespack, Chair
Finance
  • Paul M. Sterbcow, Chair
Lawyer Referral Service
  • James M. Williams, Chair
Masters of the Courtroom (sm)
  • Judge Lance M. Africk, Chair
Membership Committee
  • Steven J. Lane, Chair
Minorities in the Profession
  • Kimberly R. Silas, Chair
Nominating Committee
  • Judy Y. Barrasso, Chair
Past Presidents
  • R. Patrick Vance, Chair
Planning
  • Dana M. Douglas, Chair
Pro Bono Project Delegate
  • Jan M. Hayden, Delegate
Professionalism
  • The Hon. Robin M. Giarrusso, Chair
Solo and Small Firms
  • To be announced
Wellness & Stress Management
  • Carmelite M. Bertaut, Chair
  • Mandie E. Landry, Vice-Chair
Study Group on Cuba
  • Jose R. Cot, Chair
  • Walter J. Leger, Jr., Chair
Study Group on Panama 
  • Mark A. Cunningham
Women in the Profession
  • Lisa M. Africk, Chair

 

2016-17 PRACTICE AREAS AND CONCERNS COMMITTEES
Appellate Practice
  • Tad Bartlett, Chair
  • Martin A. Stern, Chair
Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights
  • Christopher T. Caplinger, Chair
Business Litigation
  • Alicia M. Bendana, Chair
  • John Mark Fezio, Vice-Chair
Business Transactions
  • Ryan E. Adams

Civil Rights

  • Marjorie R. Esman, Chair
  • Hamida Labi, Chair
Class Actions
  • Kathlyn Perez, Chair
Complex Litigation
  • Thomas Flanagan, Chair
Construction Law
  • Jimmy A. Castex, Chair
  • Michael Blackwell, Chair
Criminal Law
  • James Baehr, Chair
E-Discovery
  • Andrew R. Lee, Chair

Entertainment /IP  Law

  • Lesli D. Harris, Chair
  • Scott L. Sternberg, Chair

Environmental Law/Toxic Torts

  • Lauren E. Godshall, Chair
Family Law
  • Steven J. Lane, Chair
Healthcare Law
  • R. Christopher Martin, Chair

Immigration Law

  • Kathleen C. Gasparian, Chair
  • Leah Spivey, Vice-Chair

Insurance Law

  • David A. Strauss, Chair
  • Harold J. Flanagan, Chair

Labor and Employment Law

  • Jennifer F. Kogos, Chair
  • Sidney F. Lewis, V, Chair

Maritime and International Law

  • Hugh P. Lambert, Chair
  • Jason P. Waguespack, Chair
Oil and Gas Law
  • Joseph I. Giarrusso, III, Chair
  • Colleen C. Jarrott, Vice-Chair
Pharmaceuticals / Medical Devices
  • Stephen G.A. Myers, Chair

Products Liability

  • Lara E. White, Chair

Real Property Law

  • Robert P. Thibeaux, Chair
  • Lillian E. Eyrich, Vice-Chair
Tax Law
  • Jaye A. Calhoun, Chair
  • Carli B. Simpson, Vice-Chair
Technology Law
  • Julie Rabalais Chauvin, Chair
Wills, Trusts, Successions
  • Eric M. Schorr, Chair
  • Rose S. Sher, Chair
Workers' Compensation Law
  • Chief Judge Diane R. Lundeen, Chair