Senior Legal Fair - Volunteers Needed
The Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee will sponsor a Senior Legal Fair on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the AARP Community Resource Center from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed with experience in the areas of family law; social security; Medicare and Medicaid; wills, successions, and trusts; and criminal law. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Kimberly Silas at email@example.com.
On March, 17, John Pierre, Kelly Legier and Ron Wilson discussed "The State of Our Union."
On October 22, 2015, Darleene Peters moderated "Maintaining Longevity in the Profession." Kim Boyle, Chancellor Joan Davis and James Williams gave advice on what it takes to survive in the legal profession.
On June 25, 2015, Judge Piper Griffin, Orleans Parish CDC, Sharonda Williams, the City Attorney for the City of New Orleans, Charles Rice, President & CEO of Entergy New Orleans, and Bill Aaron, Managing Shareholder, President and Chairman of the Board at Aaron & Gianna discussed their navigation in the legal profession, challenges they have faced, and how they have overcome those challenges.
On March 26, 2015, the Chair Kimberly Silas led the Committee in a “brainstorming” session to discuss Minorities in the Profession's vision for the year.
On June 30, 2013, YLS & Minorities in the Profession held a legal fair.
On June 20, 2013, "A Frank Discussion on Gun Control versus Gun Rights" CLE with Leon A. Cannizzaro, Jr., District Attorney of Orleans Parish, Professor Jim Viator, Loyola University School of Law, Kevin O'Bryon, O'Bryon & Schnabel, and Constance Hester, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Primer on New Orleans Traffic and Municipal Court CLE featuring the Hon. Herbert A. Cade, New Orleans Traffic Court; the Hon. Robert E. Jones, New Orleans Traffic Court; Charlene Larche, Chief Deputy Attorney for Municipal and Traffic Court