Committees

Wellness & Stress Management Relief Photo

Wellness & Stress Management Relief

February 4, 2015 Committees

Man's quest for peace likely dates back to ancient times.  In the middle of the Roman Catholic Mass, there is a prayer that asks to be "graciously grant[ed] peace in our days…[that we may be ] safe from all distress.'"… Read More »

Minorities in the Profession Committee: Spotlight Article:

Minorities in the Profession Committee: Spotlight Article: "The Unlikely Civil Rights Lawyer"

November 19, 2014 Committees

When I first met James Williams he was a first year associate and I a summer law clerk at a well respected local defense firm. Since that time James has gone on to become a prominent plaintiff’s lawyer who is still respected enough by b… Read More »

Indispensable Family Law Series Photo

Indispensable Family Law Series

November 8, 2014 Committees

A top-notch line up of attorneys and judges participated in a series of family law seminars this fall.  Speakers included all three Orleans Parish domestic division judges,  “Best Lawyers in America” member Robert Lowe and Da… Read More »

Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award Photo

Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

November 3, 2014 Committees

Mr. S. Gene Fendler was the recipient of the New Orleans Bar Association's Maritime and International Law Committee's Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award on Monday, November 3rd. A ceremony and luncheon honoring the recipient was held… Read More »

Litigation Lessons - Closing Statements Photo

Litigation Lessons - Closing Statements

October 30, 2014 Committees

The final presentation of "Litigation Lessons for Lawyers"  this past Tuesday was a mock Closing Statements with James Williams of Gauthier, Houghtaling & Williams, LLP, going against Peter Sperling of Frilot, LLC.&nbs… Read More »

Indispensable Family Law Advice CLE Series Pt. 2 Photo

Indispensable Family Law Advice CLE Series Pt. 2

October 23, 2014 Committees

Select Recent Developments in Matrimonial Regime & How to Handle Community Property on a Budget The Family Law Committee welcomed Philip Riegel, Jr. and Frank Tranchina on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 as part of the Indispensable Family Law Ad… Read More »

Legal Fair Photo

Legal Fair

October 21, 2014 Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee hosted a Legal Fair at Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries on Sunday, October 19th.  Volunteer lawyers offered free notarial services and… Read More »

Family Law Advice CLE Series Pt. 1 Photo

Family Law Advice CLE Series Pt. 1

October 17, 2014 Committees

Hints for a Sucessful Family Law Practice & Family Law Update Members of the New Orleans Bar Association got the benefit of almost 60 years of knowledge in the field of Family Law, from Robert Lowe and David Prados of the law firm of Lowe, Stein,… Read More »

"Litigation Lessons for Lawyers." Pt. 1: Voir Dire

October 7, 2014 Committees

On Friday, October 3, 2014 at 10:30 am, the New Orleans Bar Association hosted the first in an exciting four part CLE series entitled "Litigation Lessons for Lawyers."  The CLE series will feature a mock trial format with some Louis… Read More »

"Multi-District Litigation: A View From the Bench"

October 7, 2014 Committees

On Tuesday, October 7th, the Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices committee welcomed experienced Multi-District Litigation (MDL) US District Judges Eldon E. Fallon & Sarah S. Vance to discuss the ins and outs of the MDL process. Chief Judg… Read More »