News for June 2013

Real Property Committee Discusses Recent Law Changes

Real Property Committee Discusses Recent Law Changes

June 27, 2013 | Posted in: News

Tolling agreements? Do you know about the recent change to the laws of prescription? Parties are allowed to enter tolling agreements for the first time in Louisiana.  Ben Janke of Baker Donelson talked about the changes to the Real Pr... » Read More



Comp & Cocktails

Comp & Cocktails

June 21, 2013 | Posted in: News

Colleagues and friends met and mingled after a long day's work at the Rusty Nail for a "Comp and Cocktails" social on Thursday, July 20th.

Looking to July, the Workers' Comp Committee will host a CLE on July 19th wi... » Read More



Meet Orleans Parish Assessor Errol Williams

Meet Orleans Parish Assessor Errol Williams

June 21, 2013 | Posted in: News

Building and maintaining a more accurate public database was the goal Errol Williams, New Orleans parish assessor, highlighted during his Thursday afternoon discussion at the NOBA office. The challenge of bringing uniformity to the propert... » Read More



Judge Magner Discusses Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Judge Magner Discusses Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court

June 20, 2013 | Posted in: News

Chief Judge Elizabeth W. Magner, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana, welcomed members of the bar on Thursday, June 20th as she addressed questions about the Local Rules of U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eas... » Read More



Standing Room Only at Gun Rights/Control CLE

Standing Room Only at Gun Rights/Control CLE

June 20, 2013 | Posted in: News

Extended background checks, the reinstatement of the assault weapons ban, and limiting ammunition magazines along with local issues related to concealed weapons and convicted felon statutes were the focus of NOBA’s “A Frank Discussi... » Read More



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Pat O'Briens Hosts YLS Social

June 19, 2013 | Posted in: Uncategorized

Pat O'Briens hosted a Young Lawyers Section Social on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.  Law students, summer law clerks, and young lawyers beat the heat by enjoying an evening of fun and relaxation.   This was one of many events pla... » Read More



Local Lawyers Play at Legalpalooza

Local Lawyers Play at Legalpalooza

June 17, 2013 | Posted in: Uncategorized

Lawyers rocked the night away at The Howlin’ Wolf as part of the 5th Annual Legalpalooza on Saturday, June 15th. A charity rock concert, Legalpalooza raises money for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS), a nonprofit corporation... » Read More



Lynn Luker Discusses Leveling the Playing Field

Lynn Luker Discusses Leveling the Playing Field

June 13, 2013 | Posted in: News

Gender and racial stereotypes often shape the decision making of individuals and organizations.  Lawyers attending the second of NOBA’s Lean In series explored how these biases affect the workplace and act as a shortcut in hirin... » Read More



NLRB Investigative Issues

NLRB Investigative Issues

June 11, 2013 | Posted in: News

Current NLRB investigative issues including subpoenas and settlement dicta was one of the highlighted areas of the Labor and Employment Law CLE: Inside an NLRB Investigation. Andrea Wilkes and Kathleen McKinney led the discussion that touc... » Read More