News for March 2015

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee: Is It Relevant to Your Practice?

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee: Is It Relevant to Your Practice?

March 30, 2015 Committees

“I’m not interested in the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee.  I’m a trial lawyer.  My clients want a lawyer who can try their cases.”  I, too, am a trial lawyer, as are many of you reading this… Read More »

Professionalism: Expectations of the New Domestic Judges

Professionalism: Expectations of the New Domestic Judges

March 26, 2015 Committees

Judge Nakisha Ervin-Knott's courtroom was packed with attorneys on March 23, 2015 to hear Judges Knott, Monique Barial and Bernadette D'Souza discuss their expectations of attorneys who practice in their family law courtrooms. Over lunch, … Read More »

Women in the Profession Committee Welcome

Women in the Profession Committee Welcome

March 16, 2015 Committees

We are in a race for talent. Approximately half of the talent in new lawyers (and 43 percent of all associates) are women.   Many law firms, corporate clients, and bar associations have set goals to increase gender diversit… Read More »

Mag. Judge Michael North on Settlement Conferences in U.S. District Court

Mag. Judge Michael North on Settlement Conferences in U.S. District Court

March 11, 2015 Committees

Above (left to right): The Honorable Michael B. North & ADR Committee Chair Lynn Luker On March 11, Magistrate Judge Michael North of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana sat down for a "meet and gre… Read More »

Student Loan CLE

Student Loan CLE

March 10, 2015 News

NOBA welcomed Heather Jarvis, Student Loan Expert, on March 6th to discuss how law school graduates can better manage their student loan debt. Heather started off the CLE by explaining whether or not borrower's qualify for President Obama'… Read More »

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