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Workers' Compensation CLE Fills The Room

April 11, 2013 | Posted in: News

“Prospective Application of Medical Treatment Guidelines and Act 860 in Workers’ Compensation Law” was the title of the CLE taught by C. Ray Murray and Nathan Schrantz that packed the New Orleans Bar Association conferenc... » Read More



Healthcare Law Committee Prepares for a Busy Year

Healthcare Law Committee Prepares for a Busy Year

April 4, 2013 | Posted in: News
As 2014 is set to bring about a monumental overhaul to the healthcare system within this country, the Healthcare Law Committee mapped out an impressive agenda at their April 4th meeting. They see this year as their opportunity to help the local co... » Read More


Kurt Weigle of the Downtown Development District Speaks to Real Property Law Committee

Kurt Weigle of the Downtown Development District Speaks to Real Property Law Committee

March 27, 2013 | Posted in: News

Kurt Weigle of the Downtown Development District spoke at the monthly lunch meeting of the Real Property Law Committee on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Mr. Weigle explored the latest campaign to attract residents, retail, and investors to the down... » Read More



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Workers' Comp & Pro Sports

March 22, 2013 | Posted in: News

Frank A. Bruno and Christopher J. Kane led a lively discussion on workers comp and how it applies to Louisiana professional teams and how the teams have been affected in California cases where cumulative trauma laws allow for a broader scope in... » Read More



Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee

Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee

March 21, 2013 | Posted in: 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 ... » Read More



Young Lawyers Section Readies for Bench Bar Conference

Young Lawyers Section Readies for Bench Bar Conference

March 20, 2013 | Posted in: 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 intera... » Read More



Administrative Law Committee Meets

Administrative Law Committee Meets

March 15, 2013 | Posted in: 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. Differ... » Read More



Insurance Law Committee

Insurance Law Committee

March 15, 2013 | Posted in: 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 w... » Read More



Good Samaritan - Are You One?

Good Samaritan - Are You One?

March 5, 2013 | Posted in: 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 collaps... » Read More



James Williams Welcomes Crowds to History

James Williams Welcomes Crowds to History

February 28, 2013 | Posted in: 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 h... » Read More