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
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
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
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 ... » Read More
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 ... » Read More
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 lawyer... » Read More
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 cen... » Read More
NOBA's Study Group on Cuba committee welcomed Harry Schneider, Jr. to speak at the bar office today. Mr. Schneider defended Guantanamo Bay detainee Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Yemenese man who formerly worked as Osama Bin Laden's driver. Mr. ... » Read More
The Women In the Profession Committee met Tuesday at noon to discuss, "Can Women Have it All?"
Inspired by the recent article in The Atlantic - "Why Women Still Can't Have it All?" the talk was led ... » Read More
NOBA welcomed this year's new admittees at an all-day CLE series aimed at preparing new laywers for life in the New Orleans legal community. Speakers included NOBA President Patrick Vance, Jones Walker, Harry Rosenberg, Phelps Dunbar, Jaye ... » Read More