Committees

Construction Law Committee Site Visit at the VA Hospital

Construction Law Committee Site Visit at the VA Hospital

October 1, 2015 Committees

The Construction Law Committee participated in a site visit of the ongoing construction project at the Veterans Administration hospital on Thursday, September 24th.  Pictured from left to right are:  Jim Hailey (Deutsch, Kerrigan and Stiles… Read More »

Women in the Profession Series w/ Darleen Jacobs

Women in the Profession Series w/ Darleen Jacobs

September 30, 2015 Committees

Obtaining a Client Base, First Chairing Jury Trials an Courtroom Behavior w/ Darleen Jacobs, Jacobs, Sarrat, Lovelace & Harris On September 24th, Darleen Jacobs came to the NOBA office to speak to the Women in the Profession Commitee. She… Read More »

Women in the Profession Skill Series Part 1

Women in the Profession Skill Series Part 1

August 25, 2015 Committees

"Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are" (Televised TedTalk by Amy Cuddy) The Women in the Profession Committee met today at the NOBA office to kick off the first of their four part skills seminar!   Amy Cuddy is an American social … Read More »

Real Property Committee July Meeting: Lease Waiver Issues

Real Property Committee July Meeting: Lease Waiver Issues

August 3, 2015 Committees

Professor Melissa Lonegrass of the LSU Law School discussed the current law of lease warranties and waivers, in both commercial and residential leases, and the interplay of tort and contract law in drafting lease waivers and indemnities. &nbs… Read More »

Approach the Bench - Civil District Court

Approach the Bench - Civil District Court

July 29, 2015 Committees

  YLS Approach the Bench - Civil District Court with Judge Ethel Simms Julien Judge Julien started off her Approach the Bench CLE seminar by explaining what she finds to be important and her advice. First was stressing the impo… Read More »

How the Newly Elected General Civil Docket Judges (and Chief Judge Reese) Manage their Courtrooms

How the Newly Elected General Civil Docket Judges (and Chief Judge Reese) Manage their Courtrooms

July 16, 2015 Committees

On June 30, 2015 NOBA held a Professionalism CLE in which the newly elected General Civil Docket Judges explained how they manage their courtrooms. The panelists included Chief Judge Reese, Judge Clare Jupiter, and Judge Regina Woods. Judge Ju… Read More »

Approach the Bench - Louisiana Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Approach the Bench - Louisiana Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

July 2, 2015 Committees

The Young Lawyer's Section hosted its second Approach the Bench CLE on July 24th, this time at the State of Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit with the Hon. Terri F. Love. The Judge began her presentation by going over the role… Read More »

Minority Trailblazers in the Legal Profession

Minority Trailblazers in the Legal Profession

June 29, 2015 Committees

On June 25, 2015, Tiffany Smith moderated a panel discussion with Judge Piper Griffin, Orleans Parish CDC, Sharonda Williams, City Attorney for New Orleans,  Bill Aaron, President & Chairman of Board at Aaron & Gianna, and Charles Ric… Read More »

Approach the Bench- United States Court of Appeal 5th Circuit

Approach the Bench- United States Court of Appeal 5th Circuit

June 23, 2015 Committees

The Young Lawyers Section hosted its first Approach the Bench CLE last Wednesday, June 17th, with Judge Stephen Higginson of the United States Court of Appeal 5th Circuit. We had a full house in the En Banc Courtroom and Judge Higginson expla… Read More »

Legal System in Cuba

Legal System in Cuba

June 18, 2015 Committees

An all-star cast of lawyers presented the Report from the 2014 Delegation to Cuba which talked about the Cuban Supreme Court, Arbitration/Mediation, the Chamber of Commerce in Cuba, Constitutional Law, Maritime Law, Family Law, Private l… Read More »