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Mag. Judge Michael North on Settlement Conferences in U.S. District Court Photo

Mag. Judge Michael North on Settlement Conferences in U.S. District Court

March 11, 2015 Committees

Above (left to right): The Honorable Michael B. North & ADR Committee Chair Lynn Luker On March 11, Magistrate Judge Michael North of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana sat down for a "meet and gre… Read More »

Student Loan CLE Photo

Student Loan CLE

March 10, 2015 News

NOBA welcomed Heather Jarvis, Student Loan Expert, on March 6th to discuss how law school graduates can better manage their student loan debt. Heather started off the CLE by explaining whether or not borrower's qualify for President Obama'… Read More »

Environmental Law/ Toxic Torts February Committee Meeting Photo

Environmental Law/ Toxic Torts February Committee Meeting

February 26, 2015 Committees

On Thursday, February 26th, the Environmental/Toxic Torts Committee welcomed Clinical Instructor Corinne Van Dalen. She teaches at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic and discussed the work of the clinic. The clinic's mission is to train effec… Read More »

It's Not Greek to Me (Or Is It?): Louisiana and Continental Property Law, Shared Concepts, Shared Legacy Photo

It's Not Greek to Me (Or Is It?): Louisiana and Continental Property Law, Shared Concepts, Shared Legacy

February 25, 2015 Committees

For the Real Property Committee February meeting, Professor Nicholas Davrados discussed Louisiana’s civil law of property in its historical and comparative context. He presented "It's Not Greek to Me (O… Read More »

The Construction Law Committee Visits the Audubon Zoo Photo

The Construction Law Committee Visits the Audubon Zoo

February 12, 2015 Committees

On February 5, 2015, the New Orleans Bar Association Construction Law Committee was treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of Audubon Zoo’s most recent renovation.  The tour included glimpses of the completed lazy river as well as the c… Read More »

Wellness & Stress Management Relief Photo

Wellness & Stress Management Relief

February 4, 2015 Committees

Man's quest for peace likely dates back to ancient times.  In the middle of the Roman Catholic Mass, there is a prayer that asks to be "graciously grant[ed] peace in our days…[that we may be ] safe from all distress.'"… Read More »

Minorities in the Profession Committee: Spotlight Article:

Minorities in the Profession Committee: Spotlight Article: "The Unlikely Civil Rights Lawyer"

November 19, 2014 Committees

When I first met James Williams he was a first year associate and I a summer law clerk at a well respected local defense firm. Since that time James has gone on to become a prominent plaintiff’s lawyer who is still respected enough by b… Read More »

Indispensable Family Law Series Photo

Indispensable Family Law Series

November 8, 2014 Committees

A top-notch line up of attorneys and judges participated in a series of family law seminars this fall.  Speakers included all three Orleans Parish domestic division judges,  “Best Lawyers in America” member Robert Lowe and Da… Read More »

Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award Photo

Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

November 3, 2014 Committees

Mr. S. Gene Fendler was the recipient of the New Orleans Bar Association's Maritime and International Law Committee's Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award on Monday, November 3rd. A ceremony and luncheon honoring the recipient was held… Read More »

Litigation Lessons - Closing Statements Photo

Litigation Lessons - Closing Statements

October 30, 2014 Committees

The final presentation of "Litigation Lessons for Lawyers"  this past Tuesday was a mock Closing Statements with James Williams of Gauthier, Houghtaling & Williams, LLP, going against Peter Sperling of Frilot, LLC.&nbs… Read More »