Masters of the Courtroom (sm) CLE 2016

December 15, 2016

Strategies for Success Offered by Master Judges, Defense and Plaintiff Lawyers as they explore the issues that arise in complex, multi-party litigation.

Ultimately, you’ll be the judge as you “Match Yourself with the Masters.”  Register by the hour or for the full the day - Earn 7.5 hours of CLE including 1 hour of Ethics and 1 hour of Professionalism.


Special thanks to the “Master” of Masters of the Courtroom (sm), the Hon. Lance M. Africk






CLE Hours

Register by the hour of the full day.

Procrastinators' Programs (sm) offers 7 Hours of CLE including 1 Hour of Ethics and 1 Hour of Professionalism each day.


3 Easy Ways To Register!

1.  Call the Bar Office at (504) 525-7453 or

2.  Email Morgan Ellis or

3.  Download the Procrastinators' Programs (sm) Registration Form



Register by the hour or for the day.

9  - 11:30 am
(2.5 Hours of CLE)
  Jury Selection The Hon. Lance M. Africk, USDC - EDLA
Claude J. Kelly III, Criminal District Court
The Hon. Franz L. Zibilich, Criminal District Court
12:30 - 1:30 pm
(1 Hour of CLE)
  Common Evidentiary Issues The Hon. Susie Morgan, USDC-EDLA
John Jerry Glas, Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles, LLP
R. Keith Jarrett, Liskow & Lewis , APLC
1:40 - 2:40 pm
(1 Hour of CLE)
  Managing Complex Litigation The Hon. Carl J. Barbier, USDC-EDLA
Stephen J. Herman, Herman, Herman & Katz, LLP
Kerry J. Miller, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
2:50  - 3:50 pm
(1 Hour of CLE)
  Motions in Limine, Preparing Witnesses for Trial, Preparing for Witness Cross Examination, Opening and Closing Arguments

The Hon. Kern A. Reese, Civil District Court
E. Paige Sensenbrenner, Adams and Reese LLP
Peter M. Mansfield, US Attorney's Office 

4 - 5 pm
(1 Hour of Professionalism)
  Professionalism Issues Associated with Litigation

The Hon. Nannette Jolivette Brown, USDC-EDLA
The Hon. Janis Van Meerveld, USDC-EDLA
Darryl M. Phillips, Entergy Services, Inc.

5:10  - 6:10 pm
(1 Hour of Ethics)
  Common Ethical Issues Associated with Litigation  The Hon. Tiffany G. Chase, Civil District Court
Jennifer L. Thornton, Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, L.L.C.
Eva J. Dossier, Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, L.L.C.


The 2016 Masters of the Courtroom Program is sponsored by: