Procrastinators' on December 27, 2013

Friday, December 27, 2013

Enjoy topics ranging from criminal, healthcare, toxic torts and immigration 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

Ethics: Representing the Insured and the Insurer 

  • Ethical and practical considerations in representing the insured and insurer
  • When and why separate counsel must be retained 

John E. McAuliffe, Jr., Frederick A. Miller & Associates

10:10 am - 11:10 am

Professionalism: Lessons Learned from the Trenches of High Stakes Litigation

Douglas J. Moore, Irwin Fritchie

11:20 am - 12:20 pm

Crime & Punishment: Mass Over-Incarceration in Louisiana Prisons
Massive Costs, with LIttle Benefit, Is this Justice?

The Hon. Fredericka H. Wicker, LA Court of Appeal - 5th Circuit

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

Lunch on Your Own


1:20 pm - 2:20 pm 

Representing Foreign Nationals in Civil Litigation 

  • The U.S. has a current immigrant population of roughly 40 million. Those 40 million people can sue and be sued, may have special considerations due to their immigration status (or lack thereof) in the U.S. 
  • A discussion of how to determine and address those problems will be provided. 

Kathleen C. Gasparian, Ware Gasparian

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

 Fear of Future Injury (Damages) in NORM litigation and other Toxic Torts Cases

Craig R. Isenberg, Barrasso Usdin
Glen M. Pilie, Adams and Reese

3:40 pm - 4:40 pm

 Medicare Secondary Payer Act - 2013, an Active Year in Review

  • Updates on Medicare, Medicaid, ERISA and private health insurance subrogation and reimbursement rights in liability settlements 

Michael J. Ecuyer, Gainsburgh Benjamin
Nicholas W. D'Aquilla, Garretson Resolution Group

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm

Current Regulatory and Liability Issues for Drug Compounding

Stephen G.A. Myers, Irwin Fritchie 



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.


Special thanks to Rimkus for their sponsorship of the Procrastinators' Programs (sm).