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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



Litigation Lessons - Closing Statements

Litigation Lessons - Closing Statements

October 30, 2014 | Posted in: Committees

The final presentation of "Litigation Lessons for Lawyers"  this past Tuesday was a mock Closing Statements with James Williams of Gauthier, Houghtaling & Williams, LLP, going aga... » Read More



Indispensable Family Law Advice CLE Series Pt. 2

Indispensable Family Law Advice CLE Series Pt. 2

October 23, 2014 | Posted in: Committees

Select Recent Developments in Matrimonial Regime & How to Handle Community Property on a Budget

The Family Law Committee welcomed Philip Riegel, Jr. and Frank Tranchina on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 as part of the Indispensable ... » Read More



Legal Fair

Legal Fair

October 21, 2014 | Posted in: Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee hosted a Legal Fair at Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries on Sunday, October 19th.  Volunteer lawyers offered free notarial services ... » Read More