Committees

A Recap From The

A Recap From The "A Seat at the Table: Perspectives from In-House Counsel on Diversity in the Profession" CLE

March 8, 2017 Committees

Minorities in the Profession Chair, Kimberly Silas, Gives A Recap From The "A Seat at the Table: Perspectives from In-House Counsel on Diversity in the Profession" CLE        Be Stable and Look the Pa… Read More »

What is the Plaintiff's Burden in an LPLA Case?

What is the Plaintiff's Burden in an LPLA Case?

November 15, 2016 Committees

As all Louisiana attorneys are no doubt aware, the Louisiana Products Liability Act (“LPLA”) “establishes the exclusive theories of liability for manufacturers for damages caused by their products.”  La. R.S. § 9:280… Read More »

2016 Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award Luncheon

2016 Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award Luncheon

October 27, 2016 Committees

R. Keith Jarrett, the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award, was honored at a ceremony at the JW Marriott Hotel on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The Award honors maritime attorneys for their dedication in practicing admiralty law.&… Read More »

Common Issues With Foreign Manufacturers in Products Liability Litigation

Common Issues With Foreign Manufacturers in Products Liability Litigation

October 14, 2016 Committees

Judge Eldon Fallon and Kerry Miller discussed from the perspective of the Court and of the litigants, the hurdles and pitfalls of products liability claims involving foreign manufacturers at the Common Issues With Foreign Manufacturers in Products Li… Read More »

Need a Lawyer?

Need a Lawyer?

October 7, 2016 Committees

If you need an unbiased referral based on a lawyer's qualifications, email Rebecca Windsor of the Lawyer Referral Service. For 40 years, the New Orleans Bar Association has provided qualified referrals to the community as a public servic… Read More »

Miranda: 50 Years Later

Miranda: 50 Years Later

October 7, 2016 Committees

The Miranda: 50 Years Later CLE focused on a discussion of how Miranda has evolved over the last 50 years, including an examination of the issues and challenges that remain to be overcome, and how and why Miranda is still needed t… Read More »

Do Your Pro Bono From Home? In Your Pajamas?

Do Your Pro Bono From Home? In Your Pajamas?

October 3, 2016 Committees

LA.FreeLegalAnswers.org, a new online pro bono program, is live and needs volunteers! Attorney volunteers can log into the website whenever and wherever without ever leaving your office or meeting with a client. The site allows attorney volunte… Read More »

Sustaining Ethics and Professionalism CLEs

Sustaining Ethics and Professionalism CLEs

September 26, 2016 Committees

It's never too early to complete your Ethics and Professionalism CLE requirements for 2016! Thanks to Ashley Belleau for presenting "Ethical Issues Affecting Representation of LLCs" and Grady Hurley for presenting "Generational … Read More »

Presidents' Award 2016

Presidents' Award 2016

September 20, 2016 Committees

R. Patrick Vance Receives Presidents’ Award From New Orleans Bar Association   The New Orleans Bar Association bestowed the prestigious Presidents’ Award to R. Patrick Vance at a ceremony held on September 14 at the Windsor… Read More »

All or Nothing: Regulators Strictly Define Pipeline Abandonment

All or Nothing: Regulators Strictly Define Pipeline Abandonment

September 19, 2016 Committees

Written by Catherine Sens Napolitano, Matthew Simone and Cheryl Mollere Kornick On August 16th, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (“PHMSA”) issued an advisory bulletin to clari… Read More »

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