February Committee Meeting: Precarious Possession
Professor Lovett will present a talk based on his new article “Precarious Possession,” which will be published in the Louisiana Law Review this spring. Professor Lovett’s article reviews the doctrine of Precarious Possession from many perspectives, critiques the Louisiana Supreme Court decision in Boudreaux v. Cummings (2015), and suggests a new approach to the issues raised in that case.
March 2016 Blog Post:
On October 26, Bob Thibeaux presented "The Bar Exam-Again? A Refresher on Sales Law Topics Covered in the Summer Bar Exam (All Attendees Will Pass!).
On August 31, the committee welcomed Adrienne Slack for A National Economic Overview.
On July 27, Bob Rivers presented "Current Developments in the New Orleans Zoning Ordinance" CLE.
On June 29, Professor Christopher Odinet presented the "Security Rights in Common Interest Community Declarations" CLE.
On May 25, Scott Gallinghouse discussed "Current Topics in Title Insurance and Tax Sale Titles"
On April 27, the committee held it's monthly meeting.
On March 30, Denis Garrity presented "Scottish Property Law- from writing to speaking: The Perspective of a Solicitor turned Advocate"
On February 24, Jay Brinkmann presented "Home Prices in New Orleans, Will the Trends Continue?"
On January 27, Susan Talley and Ed Bukaty IV presented "Boundary Actions in Urban Settings"
On October 28, 2015, Profressor Christopher Odinet gave a CLE on "Current Revisions to the Condominium Act"
On September 29, 2015 Sally Richardson presented "Current Developments in LA Property Law."
On August 26, 2015, Kurt Weigle presented "Downtown NOLA Update: Recent Successes and Current Initiatives."
On July 29, 2015, Melissa Lonegrass from LSU Law Center discussed "Lease Waiver Issues."
On June 25, 2015, 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, 2014, Aimee Quirk, Advisor to the Mayor of Economic Development, addressed recent economic developemnt issues in New Orleans.
On June 25, 2014, 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, 2014, Scott Gallinghouse and John McCArthy hosted a CLE on Title Endorsements in Lousiana.
On April 30, 2014, John Lovett explored negative servitudes.
On February 5, 2014, Kurt Weigel discussed recent and upcoming developments for the Central Business District.