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Family Law & Domestic Violence


Steven J. Lane, Chair

 

Upcoming Events

Indispensable Family Law Advice CLE Series

A top-notch line up of attorneys and judges have confirmed their willingness to speak at a series of family law seminars this fall.  Speakers include all three Orleans Parish domestic division judges,  “Best Lawyers in America” member Robert Lowe and David Prados of the Lowe Stein law firm; former LSBA President John Musser; former Louisiana Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, Civil District Court and current Traffic Court Judge Herbert Cade; “Best Lawyers in America” member Frank Tranchina; Stacey Marcel and a panel to discuss the new mediation procedure in New Orleans; “Best Lawyers in America” member Philip Riegel; and others. 

Topics will include: Hints for a Successful Family Law Practice; How to Handle Community Property Litigation on a Budget; an update on family law cases; ethics; professionalism; etc.

Location: New Orleans Bar Association, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans

Schedule of Family Law Series:

October 16, 2014    
11 am - 12 noon

Hints for a Sucessful Family Law Practice

Robert C. Lowe, Lowe Stein

 
12:10 - 1:10 pm 

Family Law Update

David M. Prados, Lowe Stein

 
  Location: New Orleans Bar Association, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans  
     
October 22, 2014    
11 am - 12 noon

Select Recent Developments in Matrimonial Regime

Philip Riegel, Jr.

 
12:10 - 1:10 pm 

How to Handle Community Property Litigation on a Budget

Frank P. Tranchina, Jr., Tranchina & Mansfield

 
  Location: New Orleans Bar Association, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans  
     
November 5, 2014    
11 am - 12 noon 

Ethics

John H. Musser IV., Law Offices of John H. Musser

 

 

12:10 - 1:10 pm

Professionalism

The Hon. Herbert Cade, Herman Herman & Katz

 
  Location: New Orleans Bar Association, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans  
     
November 6, 2014     
11 am - 12 noon

How to Discover and Prove the Maximum Amout of Child Support Awardable

Steven J. Lane, Herman Herman & Katz

 
12:10 - 1:10 pm

Panel Discussion on CDC Mediation Topic

Stacey W. Marcel

Mark A. Myers, Pajares & Schexnaydre

The Hon. Regina H. Bartholomew, Orleans Civil District Court

The Hon. Bernadette G. D’Souza, Orleans Civil District Court

 

The Hon. Clare Jupiter,Orleans Civil District Court

 
  Location: Orleans Civil District Court, Division B, 421 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans  

 

Registration:  NOBA Member Discount - $45 (Lunch of po boys from Mother's Restaurant and Two Hours of CLE)  Non Member  Rate -  $70  (Lunch and Two Hours of CLE)  

Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or email Rebekah Burg. Cancellations must be received in writing two days prior to the program to receive a refund less an administrative fee. No shows will be charged. 

 

Recent Events

 

How to Prepare You and Your Staff for Violence in the Workplace - Webinar on August 20, 2013

Meet the Orleans Civil District Court Domestic Judges CLE

This program provided a forum for lawyers to get to know the Orleans Civil District Court Domestic Judges.  Judge Bernadette D’Souza, Judge Clare Jupiter, and Judge Regina Bartholomew explore:

  • Practices and Procedures in Orleans CDC (i.e., reviewing key aspects of the law as a means to facilitating best practices)
  • What Every Lawyer Should Know Before coming Into Their Court
  • Latest Developments in Family Law and the Domestic Bench

 

Speakers: Judge Regina Bartholomew; Judge Bernadette D'Souza; Judge Clare Jupiter

Date:  Friday, May 10, 2013