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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



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



Real Property Law Committee Discusses Private Works Act

Real Property Law Committee Discusses Private Works Act

February 27, 2013 | Posted in: Committees

 

Bob Thibeaux, Chair, NOBA's Real Property Law Committee, hosted a well attended, all seats taken meeting on February 27, 2013 for transactional lawyers in New Orleans.  Scott Gallinghouse, senior state underwriti... » 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