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Litigation Lessons for Lawyers

CLE Series on Litigation Strategies & Techniques

  • Enjoy an interactive CLE with panels of judges, plaintiff and defense
    lawyers as they demonstrate best practices
  • Each CLE is 1.5 Hours of Continuing Legal Education
  • Located in U.S. District Court - EDLA, 500 Poydras Street, C-268, New Orleans


Date   Topic   Speakers

October 3
10 am - 11:30 am


Voir Dire


The Hon. Sidney Cates, Orleans Civil District Court
Tony M. Clayton, Clayton, Fruge & Ward
John Jerry Glas, Deutsch Kerrigan


October 9
12 noon - 1:30 pm


Opening Statements


The Hon. Ivan L.R. Lemelle, USDC - EDLA
Kim Boyle, Phelps Dunbar
William Aaron, Aaron & Gianna



October 17
12 noon - 1:30 pm



Testimony: Direct and Cross Examination


The Hon. Kern Reese, Orleans Civil District Court
Hugh P. Lambert, The Lambert Firm
Patricia A. Krebs, King Krebs

October 28
12 noon - 1:30 pm
  Closing Statements  

The Hon. Piper D. Griffin, Orleans Civil District Court
Peter Sperling, Frilot
James Williams, Gauthier Houghtaling



CLE:  1.5 Hours of Continuing Legal Education credit 
Please note that lunch will not be included.

Location:  U.S. District Court, 500 Poydras Street, C-268, New Orleans

Registration:  NOBA Member Discount - $30; Non Member - $40 (per program)

  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email CC Kahr or
  3. Mail payment to New Orleans Bar Association, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130.

All cancellations must be received in writing to receive a refund less an administrative fee. No refunds for no shows. 




Special thanks to James Williams for chairing Litigation Lessons for Lawyers.