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10 Steps to Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

May 26, 2020 Committees

  A big thank you to NOBA's Labor and Employment Law Chair, Ed Harold for sharing this information with us.   … Read More »

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Need to Find a Trusted NOBA Lawyer?

May 21, 2020 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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Diminished Value Claims in Louisiana

May 20, 2020 Committees

Introduction The bread and butter of many plaintiff and defense attorneys in Louisiana is composed of motor vehicle crash cases.  Most of these attorneys routinely address special and general damages related to personal injury as well as prop… Read More »

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I Haven’t Experienced Hunger . . . Have You?

May 11, 2020 Committees

Like many of you, I have been stuck in my house for the past eight weeks. Throughout this time, I have experienced a plethora of emotions – confusion, loneliness, anxiousness, boredom, concern, and disbelief.  And though not exactly an emo… Read More »

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Louisiana Litigator Under Lockdown

May 8, 2020 Committees

The Coronavirus pandemic feels surreal.  Yet, we are all painfully aware that this is our current reality. The virus itself is a life-or-death threat to many, but it poses unique challenges to lawyers who are trying to keep their practices afloa… Read More »

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Safe-Berth Clauses as an Absolute Warranty: What You Need to Know

April 30, 2020 Committees

The U.S. Supreme Court recently found in a 7-2 decision that the safe-berth clause at issue in the long-litigated ATHOS I oil spill constituted an absolute warranty in which the charterer promised the owner that the discharge port would be safe. The … Read More »

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What Student Loan Borrowers Need to Know During the Coronavirus Crisis

April 23, 2020 Committees

Coronavirus will have far-reaching impacts for us all.  Here’s what student loan borrowers need to know about managing student loan debt during this difficult time. Consider Whether You Need to Apply for a Forbearance and Suspend Auto-P… Read More »

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YLS Public Service Initiatives - Volunteer Now!

April 22, 2020 Committees

  During this critical time of need for so many people in our community, the New Orleans Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Sections is encouraging NOBA members to give back,  and we are providing the below resources, ideas, and links… Read More »

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Introducing Virtual Hearing Officer Conference (VHOC) System

April 16, 2020 Committees

Dear Colleagues,  I hope you and your families are safe and healthy during this time. Over the past couple of weeks, we have been in communication with Judge Scott Schlegel, Judge Lee Faulkner, and Hearing Officer Lisa Matthews of the … Read More »

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CARES Act Temporarily Amends Bankruptcy Code

April 15, 2020 Committees

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), a $2.2 trillion stimulus package intended to help stabilize the U.S. economy in connection with the shutdown caused b… Read More »

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