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Real Property Committee Meeting Photo

Real Property Committee Meeting

March 26, 2014 News

Sally Richardson, a property law professor at Tulane Law School, addressed the Real Property committee on the current legislative session, including the pending legislation involving legacy lawsuits, and the coastal protection lawsuits at the Real Pr… Read More »

Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Committee Meeting Photo

Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Committee Meeting

March 25, 2014 News

Leonard A. Davis, Herman Herman & Katz, explored several aspects of pharmaceutical law and led a discussion on Multi District Litigation in New Orleans at the New Orleans Bar Association’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Committee on March 2… Read More »

YLS Tulane - LSU Baseball Night Photo

YLS Tulane - LSU Baseball Night

March 25, 2014 News

The Young Lawyers Section hosted its annual baseball night as Tulane welcomed LSU on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.  Despite the chilly temperatures and wind, all enjoyed the game. Attendees gathered in the NOBA YLS hospitality tent to enjoy food and … Read More »

Danielle Schott Speaks to Appellate Practice Committee Photo

Danielle Schott Speaks to Appellate Practice Committee

March 14, 2014 News

On March 13, 2014, Douglas Grundmeyer and Jonathan McCall, Co-Chairs of the NOBA Appellate Practice Committee, hosted a Committee meeting, lunch, and roundtable discussion with featured guest speaker Danielle A. Schott, Clerk of the Louisiana Fourth … Read More »

City of New Orleans Planning Director Meets with Real Property Committee Photo

City of New Orleans Planning Director Meets with Real Property Committee

February 26, 2014 News

Bob Rivers, the Planning Director of the City of New Orleans, met with the Real Estate section for its monthly lunch.  Mr. Rivers discussed the upcoming comprehensive zoning office, and the due process and notice issues that are being addressed … Read More »

Healthcare Law CLE with Senator David Heitmeier Photo

Healthcare Law CLE with Senator David Heitmeier

February 20, 2014 News

Senator David Heitmeier led the Anticipated Health Care Issues in the 2014 Legislative Session CLE on February 20, 2014 at the NOBA office. During the one hour CLE he discussed Medicaid expansion and health care funding challenges. He also explored a… Read More »

Judge Robin Giarrusso Meets with Wills, Trusts, and Succession Committee Photo

Judge Robin Giarrusso Meets with Wills, Trusts, and Succession Committee

February 13, 2014 News

The Wills, Trusts, and Successions committee met on February 13, 2014, and were presented with Judge Giarrusso's insights from CDC court. Here are the highlights: ·         Judge Giarrusso discus… Read More »

Environmental Law and Toxic Torts Photo

Environmental Law and Toxic Torts

February 12, 2014 News

Craig Isenberg led an interesting discussion about low-level chemical exposure cases and the challenges inherent in presenting such complex, expert-driven cases to the courts in the Environmental Law and Toxic Torts Committee lunch meeting on Tuesday… Read More »

"Mass Action" Removal Under CAFA - Defining "More Than 100 Persons ... Tried Jointly" - Courts in Conflict

February 12, 2014 Committees

By William B. Gaudet and Anil Mujumdar Two continuing issues of local and national importance for federal jurisdiction (or avoiding it) under the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA” or the “Act”)[1] are “mass actions&r… Read More »

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action Photo

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action

February 10, 2014 News

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action By Albert J. Derbes, IV Chair, NOBA Bankruptcy & Debtor/Creditors' Rights Committee   The Louisiana Legislature’s recent amendment to La.C.C. art. 2041 should bring joy to credito… Read More »