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Judge Robin Giarrusso Meets with Wills, Trusts, and Succession Committee

Judge Robin Giarrusso Meets with Wills, Trusts, and Succession Committee

February 13, 2014 | Posted in: News

The Wills, Trusts, and Successions committee met on February 13, 2014, and were presented with Judge Giarrusso's insights from CDC court. Here are the highlights:

·         Judge Gia... » Read More



Environmental Law and Toxic Torts

Environmental Law and Toxic Torts

February 12, 2014 | Posted in: Uncategorized

Craig Isenberg led an interesting discussion about low-level chemical exposure cases and the challenges inherent in presenting such complex, expert-driven cases to the courts in the Environmental Law and Toxic Torts Committee lunch ... » Read More



"Mass Action" Removal Under CAFA - Defining "More Than 100 Persons ... Tried Jointly" - Courts in Conflict

"Mass Action" Removal Under CAFA - Defining "More Than 100 Persons ... Tried Jointly" - Courts in Conflict

February 12, 2014 | Posted in: Committees

By William B. Gaudet and Anil Mujumdar

Two continuing issues of local and national importance for federal jurisdiction (or avoiding it) under the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA” or the “Act”)[1] are &ld... » Read More



Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action

February 10, 2014 | Posted in: News
Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action By Albert J. Derbes, IV
Chair, NOBA Bankruptcy & Debtor/Creditors' Rights Committee

 

The Louisiana Legislature’s recent amendment to La.C.C. art. ... » Read More



Downtown Development District Talks to Real Property Committee

Downtown Development District Talks to Real Property Committee

February 6, 2014 | Posted in: News

Kurt Weigle, President and CEO of the Downtown Development District, gave a presentation to the Real Property Committee on Feb. 5, 2014.  Mr. Weigle outlined the DDD’s mission, spoke about many residential, retail, entertainment... » Read More



NOBA Celebrates First 100 Women Lawyers

NOBA Celebrates First 100 Women Lawyers

January 21, 2014 | Posted in: Uncategorized

The Women in the Profession Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association is hosting the Inaugural Barristers for Brunch program to honor ... » Read More



CLE in New Orleans

CLE in New Orleans

December 16, 2013 | Posted in: News

Procrastinators' Programs (sm), is the comprehensive set of December CLE programs designed for lawyers in New Orleans.  Attend a NOBA CLE seminar and you'll hear federal and state court judges along with the mos... » Read More



Annuity Charge- A New Real Right

Annuity Charge- A New Real Right

October 31, 2013 | Posted in: News

The recently enacted legislation providing for the establishment of a charge on an immovable under an annuity contract was the topic of discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 30th at the Real Property Law Committee’s CLE program.  Commit... » Read More



Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

October 28, 2013 | Posted in: News

Robert H. Murphy was the honored guest at the annual Maritime & International Law Committee's Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award Ceremony and Luncheon on October 28, 2013.  In addition to members of his firm, Murphy Rogers Sl... » Read More



Significant Developments in Insurance Bad Faith Post- Louisiana Bag

Significant Developments in Insurance Bad Faith Post- Louisiana Bag

October 24, 2013 | Posted in: News

Defining satisfactory proof of loss as sufficient information to act on the claim, not the insurer’s right to demand a particular form of proof was one of the many developments of insurance bad faith policies highlighted by the Louis... » Read More