Committees

Documentary Proof for Financial Support Does Not Need to Be Exact Photo

Documentary Proof for Financial Support Does Not Need to Be Exact

March 15, 2016 Committees

In the case of McClanahan v. McClanahan, 14-0670 (La. 5th Cir. 3/25/15), 169 So. 3d 587, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that the Trial Court did not err when finding that the husband had sufficient income to pay both child and periodic spous… Read More »

Real Property Committee February Meeting Photo

Real Property Committee February Meeting

March 9, 2016 Committees

Jay Brinkmann, former chief economist of the Mortgage Banker's Association, gave a presentation entitled "Home Prices in New Orleans, Will the Trends Continue?" to the Real Property Committee on February 24.  Mr. Brinkmann's… Read More »

Construction Law Lunch and Learn Photo

Construction Law Lunch and Learn

March 3, 2016 Committees

Knowledge of Forensic Schedule Analysis is vital to today's construction litigator in reviewing schedule calculation methods and in determination of the correct technical approach to use in order to quantify delay and causation. "Forens… Read More »

Family Law Mentor Program & Committee Information Photo

Family Law Mentor Program & Committee Information

February 29, 2016 Committees

   By: Steven J. Lane, Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC   The Family Law Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association has some exciting, educational and highly beneficial programs in the works for 2016.  As was the case… Read More »

Real Property Committee Meeting: Boundary Actions in Urban Settings Photo

Real Property Committee Meeting: Boundary Actions in Urban Settings

January 27, 2016 Committees

Boundary Actions, Petitory Actions and Possessory Actions were discussed by Susan Talley and Ed Burkaty of the Stone Pigman firm at today’s monthly meeting of the Real Estate Section. Susan and Ed discussed the current state of Louisiana law,… Read More »

Maintaining Longevity in the Profession Photo

Maintaining Longevity in the Profession

October 22, 2015 Committees

On October 22, 2015, Darleene Peters of Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, moderated a lively panel discussion to the Minorities in the Profession Committee with Chancellor Joan Davis, Delgado Community College, Kim Boyle, Phelp… Read More »

Construction Law Committee Site Visit at the VA Hospital Photo

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 Photo

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 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 »