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Real Property Committee Discusses New LA Property Law Casebook Photo

Real Property Committee Discusses New LA Property Law Casebook

August 1, 2013 Uncategorized

Professors John Lovett of Loyola University Law School and Evelyn Wilson of Southern University joined the Real Property Committee at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 31, 2013.  Professors Lovett and Wilson discussed their new Loui… Read More »

Presidents' Award Reception for Harry Rosenberg Photo

Presidents' Award Reception for Harry Rosenberg

July 26, 2013 News

New Orleans judges and lawyers filled the La Chinoiserie Ballroom at the Windsor Court Thursday night to honor one of their own, Harry Rosenberg, as he was awarded the prestigious Presidents’ Award from the New Orleans Bar Association. … Read More »

2013 Mayoral Luncheon Photo

2013 Mayoral Luncheon

July 18, 2013 News

Mayor Mitch Landrieu spoke at Wednesday’s annual Mayoral Luncheon in support of the city and with special attention to the legal community. NOBA members lunched at the Sheraton Hotel while Mayor Landrieu underlined how far the city has … Read More »

Lean In Series Continues Photo

Lean In Series Continues

July 18, 2013 News

Body language is cited as a major factor influencing how people see you.  Lawyers attending the third installment of NOBA’s Lean In Series examined the ways in which body language affects perceptions of power and influence.  K… Read More »

Rep. Neil Abramson and William Forrester Speak to Appellate Practice Committee Photo

Rep. Neil Abramson and William Forrester Speak to Appellate Practice Committee

July 12, 2013 News

Act Nos. 78 and 391 of the 2013 Regular Session were addressed by Rep. Neil Abramson of the Louisiana House of Representatives, District 98, and William Forrester of the Louisiana Law Institute on July 9, 2013 at the committee meeting, lunch,… Read More »

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 »