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Wellness News You Can Use

January 3, 2020 News

Article written by Jordan Leasure for the NABE Communicators Talk Newsletter   Top Five Daily Habits Healthy Lawyers Implement Wellness is suddenly at the forefront of all law association publications. You’re overworked, anxious an… Read More »

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Phelps Partner Kim Boyle Honored with NOCCJ Weiss Award

December 20, 2019 Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association would like to congratulate Past President and previous recipient of our Presidents' Award, Kim Boyle, on the NOCCJ Weiss Award.   NEW ORLEANS — Phelps Dunbar partner Kim Boyle was named… Read More »

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Need to Find a Trusted NOBA Lawyer?

December 10, 2019 Committees

If you need to find a trusted lawyer for your legal problem, look no further! New Orleans Bar Association announces the launch of our Community Lawyer website at https://NewOrleansbar.Community.Lawyer.  It's EASY! You can find a trus… Read More »

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Fifth Circuit determines that a covenant not to sue is a settlement that extinguishes the duty to defend.

December 10, 2019 Committees

On November 11, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held in Aggreko, L.L.C. v. Chartis Specialty Ins. Co., No. 18-40325, slip op. (5th Cir. Nov. 11, 2019), that, under both Texas and Louisiana law, a covenant not to execute extingui… Read More »

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Max Nathan, 2019 Presidents' Award Recipient

December 1, 2019 Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association bestowed the prestigious Presidents' Award to Max Nathan, Jr., at a ceremony held on August 28, 2019, at the Windsor Court Hotel. The Presidents' Award recognizes professional excellence, integrity, and dedicat… Read More »

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On the Basis of Sex: Where will the first step take you?

November 15, 2019 Committees

  Earlier this year, I attended a screening of On the Basis Sex hosted by the Women in the Profession committee. The film depicted young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she navigated both family life and career, and one of h… Read More »

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Diversifying Our Law Firms: Goal Achieved?

November 13, 2019 Committees

No, not quite. The most recent law firm demographic findings from the National Association for Law Placement (“NALP”) make it clear that we have a long way to go. NALP Executive Director James Leipold (“Leipold”) stated, &ldqu… Read More »

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Why Domestic Violence Kills So Many Women and Children in America

October 24, 2019 Committees

  Please take a few moments to read the linked article which explains why domestic violence kills so many women and children in the U.S. In a nutshell, it is because domestic violence and firearms are a deadly mix.We are fortunate in Loui… Read More »

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Five Things You Should Know About Getting an Expungement in Orleans Parish

October 21, 2019 Committees

  Every lawyer has that aunt or uncle who is always asking for free legal advice about a practice area we may or may not practice in. Some of the most common questions lawyers get are about expungements. The next time you get a question ab… Read More »

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Breaking: USDOL Releases Overtime Rule 2.0 For 2020

September 30, 2019 Committees

The suspense is over – the Department of Labor announced on September 24th, 2019 the revised Overtime Rule, which will set the minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standard Act’s white-collar exemptions at $684 per week, or $3… Read More »

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