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Women in the Profession Committee Welcome

Women in the Profession Committee Welcome

March 16, 2015 | Posted in: Committees
We are in a race for talent. Approximately half of the talent in new lawyers (and 43 percent of all associates) are women.   Many law firms, corporate clients, and bar associations have set goals to increase gender diversit... » Read More


Mag. Judge Michael North on Settlement Conferences in U.S. District Court

Mag. Judge Michael North on Settlement Conferences in U.S. District Court

March 11, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

Above (left to right): The Honorable Michael B. North & ADR Committee Chair Lynn Luker

On March 11, Magistrate Judge Michael ... » Read More



Student Loan CLE

Student Loan CLE

March 10, 2015 | Posted in: News

NOBA welcomed Heather Jarvis, Student Loan Expert, on March 6th to discuss how law school graduates can better manage their student loan debt. Heather started off the CLE by explaining whether or not borrower's qualify for President Obama&#... » Read More



Environmental Law/ Toxic Torts February Committee Meeting

Environmental Law/ Toxic Torts February Committee Meeting

February 26, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

On Thursday, February 26th, the Environmental/Toxic Torts Committee welcomed Clinical Instructor Corinne Van Dalen. She teaches at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic and discussed the work of the clinic. The clinic's mission is to train ef... » Read More



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It's Not Greek to Me (Or Is It?): Louisiana and Continental Property Law, Shared Concepts, Shared Legacy

February 25, 2015 | Posted in: Committees
For the Real Property Committee February meeting, Professor Nicholas Davrados discussed Louisiana’s civil law of property in its historical and comparative context. He presented "It's Not Greek to... » Read More


The Construction Law Committee Visits the Audubon Zoo

The Construction Law Committee Visits the Audubon Zoo

February 12, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

On February 5, 2015, the New Orleans Bar Association Construction Law Committee was treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of Audubon Zoo’s most recent renovation.  The tour included glimpses of... » Read More



Wellness & Stress Management Relief

Wellness & Stress Management Relief

February 4, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

Man's quest for peace likely dates back to ancient times.  In the middle of the Roman Catholic Mass, there is a prayer that asks to be "graciously grant[ed] peace in our days…[that we may be ] safe from all distress.'&q... » Read More



Minorities in the Profession Committee: Spotlight Article: "The Unlikely Civil Rights Lawyer"

Minorities in the Profession Committee: Spotlight Article: "The Unlikely Civil Rights Lawyer"

November 19, 2014 | Posted in: Committees

When I first met James Williams he was a first year associate and I a summer law clerk at a well respected local defense firm. Since that time James has gone on to become a prominent plaintiff’s lawyer who is still respected enough b... » Read More



Indispensable Family Law Series

Indispensable Family Law Series

November 8, 2014 | Posted in: Committees

A top-notch line up of attorneys and judges participated in a series of family law seminars this fall.  Speakers included all three Orleans Parish domestic division judges,  “Best Lawyers in America” member Robert Lowe and... » Read More



Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

November 3, 2014 | Posted in: Committees

Mr. S. Gene Fendler was the recipient of the New Orleans Bar Association's Maritime and International Law Committee's Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award on Monday, November 3rd. A ceremony and luncheon honoring the recipient was h... » Read More