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New Orleans Bar Association hosts Family Law Mental Health Expert Conference Photo

New Orleans Bar Association hosts Family Law Mental Health Expert Conference

October 13, 2017 Committees

A standing room only meeting took place on October 9, 2017, at 1515 Poydras in which family law judges, attorneys, and mental health experts met to discuss a variety of issues relating to family law cases. Approximately 25 family law mental health ex… Read More »

Law Institute Addressed Privacy Concerns with Change to Law on Filing Descriptive Lists Photo

Law Institute Addressed Privacy Concerns with Change to Law on Filing Descriptive Lists

October 6, 2017 Committees

Law Institute Addressed Privacy Concerns with Change to Law on Filing Descriptive Lists By Eric M. Schorr and Rose S. Sher, Co-Chairs Wills, Trusts and Successions Committee             Max Nathan, Jr., … Read More »

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Civil and Criminal Liability for Maritime Environmental Offenses

October 6, 2017 Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association’s Maritime & International Law Committee recently hosted a panel discussion CLE titled Civil and Criminal Liability for Maritime Environmental Offenses. The panel was composed of Dan Tadros with Cha… Read More »

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A Dream Delayed: The Fight for Educational Equality Continues

October 5, 2017 Committees

A Dream Delayed: The Fight for Educational Equality Continues: By: Ebony Morris On October 13, 2017 Hollywood will finally commemorate the late Justice Thurgood Marshall. “Marshall” will show millions around the world the life and leg… Read More »

Minorities in the Profession: A View From the Bench CLE Photo

Minorities in the Profession: A View From the Bench CLE

October 4, 2017 Committees

Minorities in the Profession: A View From the Bench CLE Today, the Minorities in the Profession Committee hosted a CLE with three judges – Judge Kern Reese, Judge Terri Love, and Judge Robin Pittman – who’s combined judi… Read More »

Practice Update: Fourth Circuit Decision on Premature Filing of Statements of Claim Under the Louisiana Public Works Act Remains Good Law Photo

Practice Update: Fourth Circuit Decision on Premature Filing of Statements of Claim Under the Louisiana Public Works Act Remains Good Law

September 18, 2017 Committees

In Orleans Parish, a claimant under the Louisiana Public Works Act (“LPWA”) must file a sworn statement of claim in the public record during the 45-day window following the recordation of acceptance or default.  In April 2016, the Lo… Read More »

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Subpoenas Can Bring the Out-of-State Party to Trial

September 12, 2017 Committees

Subpoenas Can Bring the Out-of-State Party to Trial By Mickey P. Landry and Matthew C. Clark        Can a Louisiana court compel a non-resident party to testify at trial? Yes, concluded the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Cou… Read More »

The end of DACA doesn’t have to be the end of your dream Photo

The end of DACA doesn’t have to be the end of your dream

September 8, 2017 Committees

By Leah Spivey   On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced that it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for Dreamers, as they are commonly known. The program was implemented under the Obama… Read More »

CFPB Bans Class Action Waivers in ​Arbitration Agreements for Financial Services and Contracts Photo

CFPB Bans Class Action Waivers in ​Arbitration Agreements for Financial Services and Contracts

August 2, 2017 Committees

CFPB Bans Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements for Financial Services and Contracts By Heather S. Lonian[1]   On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued a rule[2] banning the incl… Read More »

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Solar Credit Frequently Asked Questions

June 30, 2017 Committees

Louisiana Department of Revenue Provides Solar Credit Frequently Asked Questions (click here to view the full article)   Solar Credit Frequently Asked Questions 1. Who is eligible to receive a solar energy system tax credit under … Read More »

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