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Approach the Bench - Louisiana Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Approach the Bench - Louisiana Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

July 2, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

The Young Lawyer's Section hosted its second Approach the Bench CLE on July 24th, this time at the State of Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit with the Hon. Terri F. Love.

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Minority Trailblazers in the Legal Profession

Minority Trailblazers in the Legal Profession

June 29, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

On June 25, 2015, Tiffany Smith moderated a panel discussion with Judge Piper Griffin, Orleans Parish CDC, Sharonda Williams, City Attorney for New Orleans,  Bill Aaron, President & Chairman of Board at Aaron & Gianna, and Charles ... » Read More



Approach the Bench- United States Court of Appeal 5th Circuit

Approach the Bench- United States Court of Appeal 5th Circuit

June 23, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

The Young Lawyers Section hosted its first Approach the Bench CLE last Wednesday, June 17th, with Judge Stephen Higginson of the United States Court of Appeal 5th Circuit. We had a full house in the En Ba... » Read More



Legal System in Cuba

Legal System in Cuba

June 18, 2015 | Posted in: Committees
An all-star cast of lawyers presented the Report from the 2014 Delegation to Cuba which talked about the Cuban Supreme Court, Arbitration/Mediation, the Chamber of Commerce in Cuba, Constitutional Law, Maritime Law, Family Law, Private l... » Read More


The "Dos and Don

The "Dos and Don'ts" of Public Bid Protests

June 9, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

On May 20, 2015, Sharonda Williams, City Attorney for New Orleans, and Daniel Lund III, Director at Coats Rose, spoke with members of the Construction Law Section on public bid disputes.  Ms. Williams discussed the City of New Orleans'... » Read More



YLS Legal Fair 2015

YLS Legal Fair 2015

June 4, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee hosted a Senior Legal Fair at the AARP Community Resource Center on Saturday, May 30th. Volunteer lawyers offered free notarial services an... » Read More



Insolvency and Louisiana

Insolvency and Louisiana's Adoption of the Model Business Corporations Act

May 26, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

Louisiana has replaced its business corporate statute in its entirety by adoption of a variation of the Model Business Corporations Act. See La. R.S. 12:1-101, et seq. (“New Act”). While all b... » Read More



The Proper Procedure for Employees to Controvert an Employer

The Proper Procedure for Employees to Controvert an Employer's Right to Safe Harbor Protection

May 19, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

Since its enactment, the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act’s (LWCA) Safe Harbor provision has been a source of constant dispute between plaintiff and defense attorneys. The latest issue conc... » Read More



Need a Lawyer?

Need a Lawyer?

May 14, 2015 | Posted in: News

If you need an unbiased referral based on a lawyer's qualifications, email Marilyn St. James of the Lawyer Referral Service. For almost 40 years, the New Orleans Bar Association has provided qualified referrals to the community as... » Read More



Law Day 2015

Law Day 2015

May 14, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section hosted another successful Law Day! Middle school students from Audubon Charter School gave presentations involving this year’s theme, selected by the ABA, “Magna Carta... » Read More



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