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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



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



Professor Sally Richardson Discusses Servitude Law in Louisiana

Professor Sally Richardson Discusses Servitude Law in Louisiana

May 30, 2013 | Posted in: News

Professor Sally Richardson discussed the recent Law Institute revisions to the Civil Code articles on enclosed estates and utility servitudes at a CLE hosted by the Real Property Committee on Wednesday, May 29th.  There will be a new legal... » Read More



Judge Allison Penzato Speaks to Healthcare Law Committee

Judge Allison Penzato Speaks to Healthcare Law Committee

May 28, 2013 | Posted in: News

The emergence of a younger generation of doctors more critical of their peers is one of the positive changes Judge Allison Penzato, 22ndJDC, noted at the Healthcare Law Committee meeting on May 28th. Critical peer review is essential in medical... » Read More



Leaning In to Negotiate

Leaning In to Negotiate

May 16, 2013 | Posted in: News

Negotiating one’s legal career may be more about practice area, case load, and law firm relationships in the early years, attendees to the first of NOBA’s Lean In series noted after watching a webinar on negotiation. Marta Schnabel,... » Read More



Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Benefits and Burdens

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Benefits and Burdens

May 15, 2013 | Posted in: News

The benefits and burdens placed upon practitioners by the proposed Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, also known as Comprehensive Immigration Reform, were discussed by the Immigration Law Committee at a lun... » Read More



Real Property Looks at the Reality of Louisiana

Real Property Looks at the Reality of Louisiana's Anti-Indemnity Act

April 24, 2013 | Posted in: News

Real Property committee members dove straight into their area of interest with animated musings of potential streetcar routes and even the dream of a light rail in the Crescent City when they gathered on April 24th at the New Orleans Bar A... » Read More