YLS Hosts Summer Law Clerks Photo

YLS Hosts Summer Law Clerks

May 28, 2014 News

The Young Lawyers Section of the New Orleans Bar Association hosted its annual Dos and Don'ts of Summer Clerkships.  This program offers an opportunity for summer clerks to come together and socialize, while participating in discussions… Read More »

Class Actions/Complex Litigation Meeting Photo

Class Actions/Complex Litigation Meeting

May 22, 2014 Committees

Ethical issues facing class action attorneys, the role of the special master, and Multi-District Litigation were all areas touched upon by members of the Class Actions/Complex Litigation Committee at their meeting and lunch held on Thursday, May 22nd… Read More »

Study Group on Cuba Photo

Study Group on Cuba

May 21, 2014 Committees

Gary LaGrange, President & CEO of the Port of New Orleans, was the featured speaker for the Study Group on Cuba's first Committee meeting of 2014. The meeting was held yesterday, May 20th, at the New Orleans Bar Association and addressed the Cuba… Read More »

Administrative Hearings & DWI Photo

Administrative Hearings & DWI

May 13, 2014 Committees

The Administrative Law Committee Chair, Carolyn Cooper, led the group's first meeting of the year on Friday, May 9th.  The topic was a round table discussion to review the current process of administrative hearings following an arrest for dr… Read More »

Estate Planning for LGBT and Unmarried Clients Photo

Estate Planning for LGBT and Unmarried Clients

May 8, 2014 Committees

Laura Walker Plunkett, Stone Pigman, explored the consequences of United States v. Windsor in NOBA’s “Estate Planning for LGBT and Unmarried Clients” CLE on Thursday, May 8, 2014.  Hosted by the Wills, Trusts and Successions Co… Read More »

Medicare Secondary Payer Act CLE Photo

Medicare Secondary Payer Act CLE

May 7, 2014 Committees

Michael Ecuyer, from Gainsburgh Benjamin, and Nicholas D'Aquilla,  from The Garretson Group, led a spirited discussion on the Medical Secondary Payer Act at the Healthcare Committee on May 7, 2014. Those in attendance were educated by both s… Read More »

Real Property Committee Discusses Negative Servitudes Photo

Real Property Committee Discusses Negative Servitudes

May 1, 2014 Committees

John Lovett, Associate Dean and Daggett Distinguished Professor of Law, at Loyola Law School provided a discussion of negative servitudes under Louisiana and the common law, including recent caselaw at the Real Property Law Committee's monthly me… Read More »

Products Liability Panel Discussion Photo

Products Liability Panel Discussion

April 21, 2014 News

The Products Liability Committee hosted a Panel Discussion on Recent Developments in Products Liability CLE on April 16 with The Hon. Lance M. Africk, USDC – EDLA, Jim Irwin,Irwin Fritchie, and Hugh P. Lambert, The Lambert Firm. Here … Read More »

Insurance Law CLE on BP Litigation Photo

Insurance Law CLE on BP Litigation

April 11, 2014 News

George B. "Bart" Hall, Jr. of Phelps Dunbar discussed the significance of the U.S. Fifth Circuit's decision in Ranger Ins., Ltd. v. Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc. ( In re Deepwater Horizon ), No. 12-30230, involving the obligations … Read More »

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 »