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Judge Allison Penzato Speaks to Healthcare Law Committee

Judge Allison Penzato Speaks to Healthcare Law Committee

May 28, 2013 | Posted in: News

The emergence of a younger generation of doctors more critical of their peers is one of the positive changes Judge Allison Penzato, 22ndJDC, noted at the Healthcare Law Committee meeting on May 28th. Critical peer review is essential in medical... » Read More



Leaning In to Negotiate

Leaning In to Negotiate

May 16, 2013 | Posted in: News

Negotiating one’s legal career may be more about practice area, case load, and law firm relationships in the early years, attendees to the first of NOBA’s Lean In series noted after watching a webinar on negotiation. Marta Schnabel,... » Read More



Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Benefits and Burdens

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Benefits and Burdens

May 15, 2013 | Posted in: News

The benefits and burdens placed upon practitioners by the proposed Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, also known as Comprehensive Immigration Reform, were discussed by the Immigration Law Committee at a lun... » Read More



Real Property Looks at the Reality of Louisiana

Real Property Looks at the Reality of Louisiana's Anti-Indemnity Act

April 24, 2013 | Posted in: News

Real Property committee members dove straight into their area of interest with animated musings of potential streetcar routes and even the dream of a light rail in the Crescent City when they gathered on April 24th at the New Orleans Bar A... » Read More



Workers

Workers' Compensation CLE Fills The Room

April 11, 2013 | Posted in: News

“Prospective Application of Medical Treatment Guidelines and Act 860 in Workers’ Compensation Law” was the title of the CLE taught by C. Ray Murray and Nathan Schrantz that packed the New Orleans Bar Association conferenc... » Read More



Healthcare Law Committee Prepares for a Busy Year

Healthcare Law Committee Prepares for a Busy Year

April 4, 2013 | Posted in: News
As 2014 is set to bring about a monumental overhaul to the healthcare system within this country, the Healthcare Law Committee mapped out an impressive agenda at their April 4th meeting. They see this year as their opportunity to help the local co... » Read More


Kurt Weigle of the Downtown Development District Speaks to Real Property Law Committee

Kurt Weigle of the Downtown Development District Speaks to Real Property Law Committee

March 27, 2013 | Posted in: News

Kurt Weigle of the Downtown Development District spoke at the monthly lunch meeting of the Real Property Law Committee on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Mr. Weigle explored the latest campaign to attract residents, retail, and investors to the down... » Read More



Workers

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