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     Steven J. Lane, Chair


The NEXT Installment for Family Law Mentor UP is August 27th!
Call (504) 525-7453 or email Liz Daino to make an appointment


"New Title IV Rules and Appendices for Family Law Proceedings" CLE on October 7, 2015

The Louisiana Supreme Court approved the new Title IV Rules and Appendices for family law proceedings on April 30, 2015.  Effective July 1, 2015, these new Rules and their Appendices will replace the Title IV numbering system and court-specific rules currently in place. Frank Tranchina will discuss what these new rules mean for your family law proceedings.

Speaker: Frank P. Tranchina Jr., Tranchina & Mansfield LLC 

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Time: 12 Noon - 1 PM

Location: NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505

CLE: 1 hour of continuing legal education credit

Cost: NOBA Member Discount: $35 ; Non Member: $55

To Register:  

     1. Email Alex Garon or

     2. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or

     3. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130  

     4. NOBA members can pay online by clicking here.


Upcoming Events:

Stay tuned for details about the next Family law Mentor Up program date!



Call 504-525-7453 to schedule your private appoitment today! Space is limited!



Recent Events:

On June 30th, Judges Regina H. Woods and Judge Clare F. Jupiter will discussed with attorneys such issues as how they intend to manage their court now that they are newly elected to the general civil docket; do's and don'ts for attorneys, pet peeves etc. Judge Kern A. Reese, as Chief Judge, gave his input based on his lengthy time on the bench. 

On March 23, 2015 the Family Law Committee held "Professionalism: Expectations of the New Domestic Judges" at Civil District Court