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Real Property Law


 

 Robert Thibeaux

Chair

Lillian Eyrich

Vice-Chair

 


       

Upcoming Events: 

The Real Property Committee meets on the last Wednesday of every month.

Please join the Real Property Committee for a lunch meeting Wednesday, August 26, 2015:

 

"Downtown NOLA Update: Recent Successes & Current Initiatives"

 

Kurt Weigle has been President & CEO of the Downtown Development District (DDD) of New Orleans since 2003.  During his tenure, the DDD’s focus on quality of life and place-based economic development strategies to retain & attract Industries of the Mind has led to international recognition of New Orleans as a creative hub, now home to dozens of digital media and tech firms. Mr. Weigle serves on the boards of the National New Markets Fund, New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation, Health Education Authority of Louisiana, Arts Council of New Orleans, New Orleans Medical Complex and public radio station WWNO.

 

 

 

Speaker: Kurt Weigle, President & CEO of the Downtown Development District 

Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Time: 12 Noon - 1 PM

Location: NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505

Cost: $14.00 (includes lunch)  

To Register:  

     1. Email Alex Garon or

     2. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or

     3. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130 

*Payment for the CLE is due the day of the program. Cancellations must be received two days in advance in order to receive a refund, less an administrative fee. No shows will be charged. 


September Commitee Meeting - Current Developments in Louisiana Property Law 

Sally Brown Richardson specializes in property law, both civil and common, with a particular focus on the balance between an individual's right of ownership and society's desire to use real property efficiently. 
 
Before attending law school, she worked on Capitol Hill for U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, as Deputy Communications Director and Legislative Correspondent for Health, Welfare, Women and Children. She later clerked for Judge W. Eugene Davis on the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and worked on energy regulation and litigation for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Washington, D.C.
 
 

Speaker: Sally Richardson, Tulane University Law School

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Time: 12 Noon - 1 PM

Location: NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505

Cost: $14.00 (includes lunch)  

To Register:  

     1. Email Alex Garon or

     2. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or

     3. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130 

     4. Pay online by clicking here

*Payment for the CLE is due the day of the program. Cancellations must be received two days in advance in order to receive a refund, less an administrative fee. No shows will be charged. 


Recent Events:

On July 29th, Melissa Lonegrass from LSU Law Center discussed "Lease Waiver Issues."

On June 25, Marie Moore discussed "Insurance Issues for Real Estate Practitioners."

On May 27, 2015 Hal Fairbanks presented "New Markets Tax Credits: Changing the Face of New Orleans and Urban America."

On April 29, 2015, Dean John A. Lovett of Loyola New Orleans College of Law presented "Professor Longhair's Legacy: Revindicating Movables Under Louisiana Law."

On March 25, 2015, Mr. Jay Brinkmann, the recently retired chief economist for the Mortgage Banker’s Association in  Washington, addressed the recent housing crisis, what caused it, and what has been done (and is  not being done) to prevent it from happening again.  The title of his presentation was “Housing  Bubbles: Why Did California and Florida Destroy the World Economy and Did We Learn Anything?”  Please join us for this very informative discussion.

On February 25, 2015, Professor Nikolaos Davrados of Loyola College of Law discussed the many interesting identities of Louisiana and continental property law. "It's Not Greek to Me (Or Is It?): Louisiana and Continental Property Law, Shared Concepts, Shared Legacy" 

On January 28, 2015, Maureen Gershanik, Fishman Haygood, spoke on "The New Models Corporation Act - What's New." 

On December 1, 2014, The Real Property Law Committee had their holiday luncheon at Palace Cafe.

On October 29, 2014, Larry Schedler, Larry Schedler and Associates, will be discussing the New Orleans Multifamily Housing Market, its Continued Growth, and Expected Future Development.

On September 24, 2014, Robert Thibeaux, Sher Garner, discussed New Pledge and Assignment of Lease Articles.

On July 30, Aimee Quirk, Advisor to the Mayor of Economic Development, addressed recent economic developemnt issues in New Orleans.

On June 25, Jon Smith, Executive Director of the French Market Corporation,  discussed new developements  along the French Market District and long term plans to identify it as a retail and economic engine for the French Quarter.

On May 28, Scott Gallinghouse and John McCArthy hosted a CLE on Title Endorsements in Lousiana. 

On April 30, John Lovett explored negative servitudes.

On February 5, 2013, Kurt Weigel discussed recent and upcoming developments for the Central Business District.

On December 4, 2013, the Committee met for their annual holiday luncheon at Cafe Adelaide.

On November 15, 2013, Chad Morrow discussed "Effective Commercial Leases".

On October 30, 2013, Robert Thibeaux offered a CLE on "Annuity Charge - A New Real Right in Louisiana".

On September 25, 2013, Robert Thibeaux discussed "2013 UCC Revisions- What’s Changed?  (Not Much)”.    

On August 28, 2013, Aimee Quirk, Economic Advisor to Mayor Landrieu, discussed Economic Development in New Orleans.

On July 31, 2013 hosted Professor John Lovett who explored "A New Property Law Textbook for Louisiana - From Dereliction to Confusion and All Points In Between".

On June 26, 2013, Benjamin Janke discussed recent changes to the Civil Code Prescription Articles. On May 29, 2013, the committee hosted a one hour CLE with Professor Sally Richardson, Tulane University, spoke on Servitudes in Louisiana.

On April 24, 2013, Marie Moore discussed new insurance and anti-indemnity statute issues, including a discussion of the ACORD forms.

On March 27, 2013, the Committee welcomed Kurt Weigle, President & CEO, Downtown Development District.

On February 27, 2013, the Real Property Law Committee welcomed Scott Gallinghouse who discussed the Private Works Act.

The Real Property Law Committee hosted a holiday luncheon December 5, 2012 at Cafe Adelaide.