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Judge Robin Giarrusso Meets with Wills, Trusts, and Succession Committee Photo

Judge Robin Giarrusso Meets with Wills, Trusts, and Succession Committee

February 13, 2014 News

The Wills, Trusts, and Successions committee met on February 13, 2014, and were presented with Judge Giarrusso's insights from CDC court. Here are the highlights: ·         Judge Giarrusso dis… Read More »

Environmental Law and Toxic Torts Photo

Environmental Law and Toxic Torts

February 12, 2014 Uncategorized

Craig Isenberg led an interesting discussion about low-level chemical exposure cases and the challenges inherent in presenting such complex, expert-driven cases to the courts in the Environmental Law and Toxic Torts Committee lunch meeting on… Read More »

"Mass Action" Removal Under CAFA - Defining "More Than 100 Persons ... Tried Jointly" - Courts in Conflict

February 12, 2014 Committees

By William B. Gaudet and Anil Mujumdar Two continuing issues of local and national importance for federal jurisdiction (or avoiding it) under the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA” or the “Act”)[1] are “mass a… Read More »

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action Photo

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action

February 10, 2014 News

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action By Albert J. Derbes, IV Chair, NOBA Bankruptcy & Debtor/Creditors' Rights Committee   The Louisiana Legislature’s recent amendment to La.C.C. art. 2041 should brin… Read More »

Downtown Development District Talks to Real Property Committee Photo

Downtown Development District Talks to Real Property Committee

February 6, 2014 News

Kurt Weigle, President and CEO of the Downtown Development District, gave a presentation to the Real Property Committee on Feb. 5, 2014.  Mr. Weigle outlined the DDD’s mission, spoke about many residential, retail, entertainment an… Read More »

NOBA Celebrates First 100 Women Lawyers Photo

NOBA Celebrates First 100 Women Lawyers

January 21, 2014 Uncategorized

The Women in the Profession Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association is hosting the Inaugural Barristers for Brunch program to honor the first 100 women attorneys in the New Orleans legal community on Thursday, March… Read More »

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CLE in New Orleans

December 16, 2013 News

Procrastinators' Programs (sm), is the comprehensive set of December CLE programs designed for lawyers in New Orleans.  Attend a NOBA CLE seminar and you'll hear federal and state court judges along with the most e… Read More »

Annuity Charge- A New Real Right Photo

Annuity Charge- A New Real Right

October 31, 2013 News

The recently enacted legislation providing for the establishment of a charge on an immovable under an annuity contract was the topic of discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 30th at the Real Property Law Committee’s CLE program.  Committee… Read More »

Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award Photo

Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

October 28, 2013 News

Robert H. Murphy was the honored guest at the annual Maritime & International Law Committee's Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award Ceremony and Luncheon on October 28, 2013.  In addition to members of his firm, Murphy Rogers Sloss… Read More »

Significant Developments in Insurance Bad Faith Post- Louisiana Bag Photo

Significant Developments in Insurance Bad Faith Post- Louisiana Bag

October 24, 2013 News

Defining satisfactory proof of loss as sufficient information to act on the claim, not the insurer’s right to demand a particular form of proof was one of the many developments of insurance bad faith policies highlighted by the Louisian… Read More »