Committees

Women in the Profession Skill Series Part 1 Photo

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 Photo

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 Photo

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 Photo

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 Photo

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 Photo

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 Photo

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 Photo

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 »

The

The "Dos and Don'ts" of Public Bid Protests

June 9, 2015 Committees

On May 20, 2015, Sharonda Williams, City Attorney for New Orleans, and Daniel Lund III, Director at Coats Rose, spoke with members of the Construction Law Section on public bid disputes.  Ms. Williams discussed the City of New Orleans' po… Read More »

YLS Legal Fair 2015 Photo

YLS Legal Fair 2015

June 4, 2015 Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee hosted a Senior Legal Fair at the AARP Community Resource Center on Saturday, May 30th. Volunteer lawyers offered free notarial services and l… Read More »