News for March 2016

Appellate Practice Committee Blog Post Photo

Appellate Practice Committee Blog Post

March 17, 2016 Committees

Don’t be so emotional All good writers know that it is a mistake to offer an overblown characterization of the facts.  Nobody likes to be told what to think.  Much better to set forth the facts in a way that any reader will see the… Read More »

The State of Our Union: Minorities in the Profession Committee Meeting Photo

The State of Our Union: Minorities in the Profession Committee Meeting

March 17, 2016 Committees

"You are a leader!" These are some of the final encouraging words that Chancellor Pierre left the minorities in the profession committee with during their lunch meeting on March 17, 2016. Kelly Legier, Chancellor Pierre, and Ronald Wilson e… Read More »

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 »

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