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August 25, 2016
The split within the sections of the Eastern District over the availability of punitive damages in favor of Jones Act seamen against non-employer third parties widened in March when Judge Zainey permi…
August 22, 2016
If you need an unbiased referral based on a lawyer's qualifications, email Rebecca Windsor of the Lawyer Referral Service. For 40 years, the New Orleans Bar Association has provided quali…
August 16, 2016
Two years ago, I received a phone call from my dad which was unlike any other call I had ever received from him.  My dad called me to express his disappointment that, earlier in the day, a Richmo…
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Amended Emergency Suspension of Legal Deadlines
Gov. Edwards issues an amended executive order. While the prescription and preemption deadlines remain suspended until September 9, other legal deadlines are only suspended until Friday, August 19, 2016 except for certain listed parishes. 

Emergency Suspension of Legal Deadlines
Gov. Edwards issues executive order for the emergency suspension of deadlines until Sept. 9, 2016 for legal, administrative and regulatory proceedings.

United States District Courts, Louisiana
   EDLA Issues Miscellaneous Order for Relief 
   MDLA Omnibus Order Suspending Deadlines
   MDLA Order Terminating Suspension of Deadlines

   WDLA Issues Miscellaneous Order for Relief

Louisiana Court Closures
For a complete and current list of court closures and related, important legal news.

New Rules for Discovery, Changes Effective August 1, 2016:
30 days to respond to discovery in LA state courts

Art. 1458. Interrogatories to parties;
               procedures for use

Art. 1462. Production of documents and things
Art. 1467. Requests for admission;
               answers and objections


The Annual YLS Golf Tournament
is back on October 13th! Click here
to sign up for a team or be a sponsor! 


Veterans Justice Fellowship
Leave No Veteran Behind
The Wall of Honor

Do you have a client needing representation?
Have the client call NOBA's Lawyer 
Referral Service
at (504) 561-8828.

Email Liz Daino to book your private appointment with your mentor for Family Law! Free for NOBA members.


Build the Civil Courts in Duncan Plaza
NOBA Rationale for Duncan Plaza
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