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Minorities in the Profession


  

 Kimberly R. Silas, Chair

 


Upcoming Events:

Please join the Minorities in the Profession Committee for a lunch meeting Thursday, June 25, 2015. 

“Minority Trailblazers in the Legal Profession”

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 will discuss their navigation in the legal profession, challenges they have faced, and how they have overcome those challenges. 

Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Time: 12 Noon - 1 PM

Location: NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505

Cost: $14.00 (includes lunch)  

To Register:  

     1. Email Katie Vutera or

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

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

     4. NOBA Members can pay online here.


Recent Events:

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