Committees

Updates from the Family Law Committee Chair Photo

Updates from the Family Law Committee Chair

May 22, 2019 Committees

NOBA Welcomes Marc Winsberg to his First Year as Family Law Committee Chair!           I plan to use my first year as Chairman of the Family Law Committee to help educate lawyers on alternative dispute resolution optio… Read More »

BSEE Issues A Revised Well Control Rule for Offshore Operations Photo

BSEE Issues A Revised Well Control Rule for Offshore Operations

May 6, 2019 Committees

BSEE Issues A Revised Well Control Rule for Offshore Operations On May 2, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued the 2019 Well Control Rule (Rule), a long-awaited, revised (and final) well control and blowout prevente… Read More »

New Tax Laws Impact Divorce Settlements Photo

New Tax Laws Impact Divorce Settlements

April 22, 2019 Committees

"Strip out the acrimony and emotion, and divorce can be boiled down to a business negotiation. Harsh as that may sound — there are often children stuck in the middle — when a couple gets down to completing their split, the numbers ma… Read More »

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson receives the Gertrude E. Rush Award Photo

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson receives the Gertrude E. Rush Award

March 14, 2019 Committees

The Women in the Profession Committee is proud to report that Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson received the prestigious Gertrude E. Rush Award from the National Bar Association at their 2019 Mid-Year Conference. This is a distinguished service a… Read More »

New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Clarify the Courts' Authority to Compel Arbitration Photo

New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Clarify the Courts' Authority to Compel Arbitration

February 27, 2019 Committees

New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Clarify the Courts' Authority to Compel Arbitration           Commercial and employment agreements often include provisions requiring arbitration of disputes between the partie… Read More »

Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology In eDiscovery? Photo

Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology In eDiscovery?

February 13, 2019 Committees

  Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology In eDiscovery?  Law firms today possess technology tools which have been proven to save time and money while simultaneously improving quality within the discovery process. Two thirds of the s… Read More »

Abusus, the right to dispose... Photo

Abusus, the right to dispose...

January 31, 2019 Committees

Abusus Abusus, the right to dispose… Animals can own no known property. Theirs, at best, a sufferance; birds of the air, Fishies of the dark and the coldest deep, You swim-chirp about in your rented space Until landlord calls: wh… Read More »

FERC Releases its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Driftwood LNG Project Photo

FERC Releases its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Driftwood LNG Project

January 29, 2019 Committees

FERC released its final EIS for the Driftwood LNG Project ("Project") on January 18, 2019. The Project involves (1) the construction and operation of an LNG Facility and its five appurtenant LNG plant facilities to liquefy natural gas, … Read More »

2018 Legislative Session: New Domestic Violence Laws Photo

2018 Legislative Session: New Domestic Violence Laws

December 5, 2018 Committees

2018 LEGISLATIVE SESSION NEW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAWS   HISTORY OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FIREARM LEGISLATION Louisiana began its efforts to disarm domestic abusers in2014.La. R.S. 46:2136.3 prohibits the possession of a firearm for the durat… Read More »

Need a Lawyer? Photo

Need a Lawyer?

October 10, 2018 Committees

Do you need to find a qualified lawyer with experience you can trust? If you need an unbiased referral based on a lawyer's qualifications, email the Lawyer Referral Service. For over 40 years, the New Orleans Bar Association has provided… Read More »

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