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Minorities in the Profession



     

 Kimberly R. Silas, Chair
 


Upcoming Events:

A Seat at the Table: Perspectives from In-House Counsel on Diversity in the Profession - Postponed

            

Speakers:
CaSandra Cooper-Gates, Loop LLC
Terrel Broussard, Hammerman & Gainer
Simone Boustead, Iberia Bank
Cory Vidal, Fidelity Bank

Date:
TBA

Time:
Noon - 1 p.m.

Location:
NOBA Office
650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505
New Orleans, LA 70130

Cost:
$14 (includes lunch)
*All credit card transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee.

Registration:

  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email Morgan Ellis.
  3. Mail payment to the NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130

Please note: Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund less a $15 administrative fee. No refunds for no shows.


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Recent Events:

On October 10th, Nicole Haynes spoke to the committee regarding opportunities to become FINRA arbitrators in Louisiana.

On October 6th, the committee held "Miranda: 50 Years Later" CLE. 

On March, 17, John Pierre, Kelly Legier and Ron Wilson discussed "The State of Our Union."

On October 22, 2015, Darleene Peters moderated "Maintaining Longevity in the Profession." Kim Boyle, Chancellor Joan Davis and James Williams gave advice on what it takes to survive in the legal profession.

On June 25, 2015, 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 discussed their navigation in the legal profession, challenges they have faced, and how they have overcome those challenges.  

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.