Procrastinators' on December 18, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Enjoy topics ranging from digital forensics, sales and leases, and tax law to ethics and professionalism - all day or by the hour!  

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







8:30 am - 9:00 am

Registration Opens


9:00 am - 10:00 am

“I disagree with you, and if you don’t like it, you can…” -
Professionalism and other fifteen letter words!

Larry Feldman, Jr., McGlinchey Stafford

10:10 am - 11:10 am

Ethics - Is That a Problem? --
Recognizing and Addressing Conflicts of Interest

  • Situations common to our practices present potential conflicts of interest that lawyers need to recognize and address. 
    We will identify several of these  circumstances and discuss how to address them, including:
    joint/multiple representations; business transactions with clients; corporate family situations

C. Lawrence Orlansky, Stone Pigman

11:20 am - 12:20 pm

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device 

  • An exploration of information security basics, laptop and portable device  security, encryption, remote access and connecting wirelessly and secure  disposal.  

Dr. Gavin W. Manes, Avansic E-Discovery & Digital Forensics

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

Lunch on Your Own


1:20 pm - 2:20 pm

Sales & Leases: A 2013 Update

Marie A. Moore, Sher Garner

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Legislation: Process, Change and Intent 

  • How and why do laws turn out the way they do?
  • The Legislative Process - Understanding law-making and how you can make the law.  Changing a bad law to better serve your clients
  • Statutory Interpretation:  When and How to Prove Legislative Intent

Julie U. Quinn, Quinn Law 

3:40 - 4:40 pm

Restoration Tax Abatement (RTA): Why the RTAs program is the best and most often overlooked LA tax incentive

  • The RTA program provides a five-year abatement of ad valorem property taxes on the renovations and improvements of existing commercial structures and owner-occupied residences.
  • A discussion of:  eligible properties; eligible and non-eligible expenses; Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Requirements; parish/locality requirements

Jaye A. Calhoun, McGlinchey Stafford
Amanda J. Butler, McGlinchey Stafford

4:50 - 5:50 pm 

Elder Care Issues: A View from the Nursing Home & Patient Perspective

Conrad Meyer, Chehardy Sherman
Dorothy Tarver, Taggart Morton



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.


To Register



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

2.  Email CC Kahr or 

3.  Complete the Procrastinators' Programs (sm) Registration Form and email, fax, or mail to NOBA.