Procrastinators' on December 15, 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
All Day or By the Hour

NOBA Presents "For Young Lawyers, By Young Lawyers"

Earn 7 hours of CLE including 1 hour of Ethics and 1 hour of Professionalism

Conveniently located at the Pan Am Building, 11th Floor Auditorium, 601 Poydras Street, New Orleans

Early Bird Pricing and Reduced Rates for New Orleans Bar Association Members





3 Easy Ways To Register!

1.  Call the Bar Office at (504) 525-7453 or

2.  Email Alex Garon or

3.  Download Procrastinators' Programs (sm) Registration Form.




8:30 am - 9:00 am        

Registration Opens


9:00 am - 10:00 am

Behind the Scenes with Law Clerks

Moderator: Arthur Kraatz (former law clerk for The Hon. Jane Margaret Triche-Milazzo) 

Karen Futch, Civil District Court (for The Hon. Tiffany Chase)
Alice Snee, Civil District Court (for the Hon. Ethel Simms Julien)
Ben Allums, USDC - EDLA (for the Hon. Carl J. Barbier)
Christopher Short (former law clerk for The Hon. Raymond Steib)

10:10 am - 11:10 am

30 Practice Tips in 60 Minutes

Moderator: Kelly E. Brilleaux,  Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, LLC​   

Tessa P. Vorhaben, Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Cassie Preston, Deutsch Kerrigan LLP         
Scott L. Sternberg, Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, LLC
Inemesit U. O'Boyle, Chehardy, Sherman, Ellis, Murray, Recile, Griffith, Stakelum & Hayes, LLP 

11:20 am - 12:20 pm

Trying a Case on a Shoestring Budget

Moderator: Eric W. Sella, Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett

Jennifer J. Greene, Herman, Herman & Katz, LLP
Kelsey L. Jarrett, Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson, LLP
Cayce C. Peterson, The Lambert Firm, PLC
Jeffrey Green, Austin & Associates, APLC

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

Lunch on Your Own


1:20 pm - 2:20 pm 

Ethics - Social Media & Discovery

Moderator: Tiffany T. Smith, Leake & Andersson, LLP

Brooke C. Tigchelaar, Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann, LLC
Alexandra Navarre-Davis, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
William C. Snowden, Orleans Parish Public Defenders 
Dana M. Douglas, Liskow & Lewis, APLC

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

60 Tech Tips in 60 Minutes

Moderator: Alex H. Glaser, Phelps Dunbar, LLP

Gerard J. Gaudet, Adams and Reese, LLP
Lauren E. Godshall, Curry & Friend, APLC
Abid Hussain, The Derbes Law Firm, LLC
John Love Norris, IV, Attorney at Law

3:40 pm - 4:40 pm

Etiquette 101: Proper Procedures and Behavior for Attorneys

Moderator: Kimberly Silas, Barrasso, Usdin, Kupperman, Freeman & Sarver, LLC

Jaimme A. Collins, Adams and Reese, LLP
Ross M. Molina, Leake & Andersson, LLP
Carla D. Gendusa, New Orleans City Council
Vanessa M. D'Souza, Garvey, Smith, Nehrbass & North, LLC

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm 

Next Level Demonstrations

Moderator: Kelsey L. Jarrett, Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson, LLP

Ashley J. Becnel, City of New Orleans
Ashley  J. Heilprin, Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Douglas J. Moore,  Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, LLC​ 


CLE Hours

Register by the hour of the full day.

Procrastinators' Programs (sm) offers 7 Hours of CLE including 1 Hour of Ethics and 1 Hour of Professionalism each day.


3 Easy Ways To Register!

1.  Call the Bar Office at (504) 525-7453 or

2.  Email Alex Garon  or 

3.  Download Procrastinators' Programs (sm) Registration Form.

*Special thanks to Ashley Heilprin, Chair of the "For Young Lawyers, By Young Lawyers" program