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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



Pat Vance Pleases the Court and the Crowds

Pat Vance Pleases the Court and the Crowds

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



Pro-Bowl-O Charity Bowling Tournament

Pro-Bowl-O Charity Bowling Tournament

February 25, 2013 | Posted in: 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 ... » Read More



Masters of Jury Selection

Masters of Jury Selection

December 19, 2012 | Posted in: 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 lawyer... » Read More



Masters of the Courtroom

Masters of the Courtroom

December 19, 2012 | Posted in: 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 cen... » Read More



Study Group on Cuba Welcomes Harry Schneider, Jr.

Study Group on Cuba Welcomes Harry Schneider, Jr.

October 24, 2012 | Posted in: News

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