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Current Topics in Title Insurance and Tax Sale Titles

Current Topics in Title Insurance and Tax Sale Titles

May 25, 2016 Committees

Scott Gallinghouse, Senior Underwriting Counsel at First American Title Insurance Company of Louisiana, gave an excellent presentation on tax sales and the 2009 changes in the Louisiana tax sale statutes. Scott discussed cases interpreting the pre-20… Read More »

Controversial Proposed Regulations Expanding Overtime Obligations Likely to Be Released this Month

Controversial Proposed Regulations Expanding Overtime Obligations Likely to Be Released this Month

May 17, 2016 Committees

Written by: Alicia Bendana, Business Law Committee Chair Arguably, among the most significant new developments facing businesses this year are the Secretary of Labor’s revisions to the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (FLSA’s… Read More »

Class Action Procedure Since Wal-Mart v. Dukes

Class Action Procedure Since Wal-Mart v. Dukes

May 13, 2016 Committees

This CLE provided an update on class-certification jurisprudence in Louisiana in the five years since the 2011 SCOTUS decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, 564 U.S. 338 (2011). Dukes clarified the rigorous analysis to be applied in class-cert… Read More »

Practitioners Beware: Fourth Circuit Renders Decision on Premature Filing of Statements of Claim Under the LA Public Works Act

Practitioners Beware: Fourth Circuit Renders Decision on Premature Filing of Statements of Claim Under the LA Public Works Act

May 10, 2016 Committees

A recent appellate court decision may force construction law practitioners and their clients to change how they preserve their rights on public and private projects.  In Gootee Construction, Inc. v. Dale N. Atkins,[1] the Louisiana Fourth Circui… Read More »

Pro Bono Immigration Practice Resources

Pro Bono Immigration Practice Resources

May 2, 2016 Committees

It is an open secret that lack of access to counsel is a stain on the country’s immigration system, and the NOBA Immigration Committee is committed to helping solve this problem through pro bono mentoring. A recent Stanford study found that non… Read More »

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