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Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee Photo

Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee

March 21, 2013 News

The Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee welcomed Brian Richoux, the Eastern District of Louisiana Bankruptcy Chief Deputy Clerk, for a lunch meeting on Thursday, March 21st.  Mr. Richoux discussed how the sequester will impact pra… Read More »

Young Lawyers Section Readies for Bench Bar Conference Photo

Young Lawyers Section Readies for Bench Bar Conference

March 20, 2013 News

The Young Lawyers Section met March 20, 2013 to finalize plans for April’s Bench Bar Conference. Attendees discussed one of the much anticipated portions of the Conference, the Meet the Judges Panel, which allows lawyers insightful interacti… Read More »

Administrative Law Committee Meets Photo

Administrative Law Committee Meets

March 15, 2013 News

The Administrative Law Committee gathered on March 15, 2013 for their first meeting of the year. Members discussed the potential challenges of Act 559 to the practice of administrative law as Judge Lynn L. Lightfoot led the conversation. Differenc… Read More »

Insurance Law Committee Photo

Insurance Law Committee

March 15, 2013 News

The Insurance Law Committee met on March 13, 2013 to review In re Zuber. Chairs Madeleine Fischer and David A. Strauss led a roundtable discussion on the Supreme Court decision regarding the specific requirements for insurance defense counsel who … Read More »

Good Samaritan - Are You One? Photo

Good Samaritan - Are You One?

March 5, 2013 News

Louisiana law thinks so when we render aid at the scene of an emergency! Recently, a news station reported a story about a nurse, who allegedly worked for an independent living center (ILC), declining to perform CPR on a collapsed woman, … Read More »

James Williams Welcomes Crowds to History Photo

James Williams Welcomes Crowds to History

February 28, 2013 News

At the historic investiture of Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson on February 28, 2013, James Williams welcomed over a thousand people who spilled out across Royal Street in the French Quarter. "Welcome to hist… Read More »

Pat Vance Pleases the Court and the Crowds Photo

Pat Vance Pleases the Court and the Crowds

February 28, 2013 News

At the investiture of Chief Justice Bernette Johnson, Pat Vance’s opening remarks, “May it please the Court”,  brought cheers of delight from a crowd of over 1,000 well-wishers gathered outside the Louisiana Supreme Cou… Read More »

Pro-Bowl-O Charity Bowling Tournament Photo

Pro-Bowl-O Charity Bowling Tournament

February 25, 2013 News

The New Orleans Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section hosted its annual bowling tournament on Sunday, February 24th at Rock 'n' Bowl.  In addition to testing the bowling skills of our area's lawyers, the tournament's proc… Read More »

Masters of Jury Selection Photo

Masters of Jury Selection

December 19, 2012 News

Phil Wittmann, Tony Clayton, Roy Cheatwood, Robert Toale & Judge Rose Ledet demonstrated a live voir dire & jury selection at an all day CLE program on December 12th. The audience got a close up and personal view of what the lawyers d… Read More »

Masters of the Courtroom Photo

Masters of the Courtroom

December 19, 2012 News

Multidistrict Litigation from the Masters  Judge Carl Barbier (center) with Mag. Judge Sally Shushan (left), presided over a panel discussion on the complexities of  multidistrict litigation. Much of the discussion centered on t… Read More »