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Annual Legal Fair Photo

Annual Legal Fair

July 1, 2013 Uncategorized

Free legal assistance to the public was offered on Sunday, June 30th at the annual Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Legal Fair.  NOBA Members of the Young Lawyers Section, Minorities in the Profession Committee, and Heal… Read More »

Real Property Committee Discusses Recent Law Changes Photo

Real Property Committee Discusses Recent Law Changes

June 27, 2013 News

Tolling agreements? Do you know about the recent change to the laws of prescription? Parties are allowed to enter tolling agreements for the first time in Louisiana.  Ben Janke of Baker Donelson talked about the changes to the Real Prope… Read More »

Comp & Cocktails Photo

Comp & Cocktails

June 21, 2013 News

Colleagues and friends met and mingled after a long day's work at the Rusty Nail for a "Comp and Cocktails" social on Thursday, July 20th. Looking to July, the Workers' Comp Committee will host a CLE on July 19th with speaker… Read More »

Meet Orleans Parish Assessor Errol Williams Photo

Meet Orleans Parish Assessor Errol Williams

June 21, 2013 News

Building and maintaining a more accurate public database was the goal Errol Williams, New Orleans parish assessor, highlighted during his Thursday afternoon discussion at the NOBA office. The challenge of bringing uniformity to the property t… Read More »

Judge Magner Discusses Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Photo

Judge Magner Discusses Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court

June 20, 2013 News

Chief Judge Elizabeth W. Magner, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana, welcomed members of the bar on Thursday, June 20th as she addressed questions about the Local Rules of U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern Distr… Read More »

Standing Room Only at Gun Rights/Control CLE Photo

Standing Room Only at Gun Rights/Control CLE

June 20, 2013 News

Extended background checks, the reinstatement of the assault weapons ban, and limiting ammunition magazines along with local issues related to concealed weapons and convicted felon statutes were the focus of NOBA’s “A Frank Discussion … Read More »

Pat O'Briens Hosts YLS Social Photo

Pat O'Briens Hosts YLS Social

June 19, 2013 Uncategorized

Pat O'Briens hosted a Young Lawyers Section Social on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.  Law students, summer law clerks, and young lawyers beat the heat by enjoying an evening of fun and relaxation.   This was one of many events planned t… Read More »

Local Lawyers Play at Legalpalooza Photo

Local Lawyers Play at Legalpalooza

June 17, 2013 Uncategorized

Lawyers rocked the night away at The Howlin’ Wolf as part of the 5th Annual Legalpalooza on Saturday, June 15th. A charity rock concert, Legalpalooza raises money for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS), a nonprofit corporation that … Read More »

Lynn Luker Discusses Leveling the Playing Field Photo

Lynn Luker Discusses Leveling the Playing Field

June 13, 2013 News

Gender and racial stereotypes often shape the decision making of individuals and organizations.  Lawyers attending the second of NOBA’s Lean In series explored how these biases affect the workplace and act as a shortcut in hiring a… Read More »

NLRB Investigative Issues Photo

NLRB Investigative Issues

June 11, 2013 News

Current NLRB investigative issues including subpoenas and settlement dicta was one of the highlighted areas of the Labor and Employment Law CLE: Inside an NLRB Investigation. Andrea Wilkes and Kathleen McKinney led the discussion that touched… Read More »