Committees

Legal Fair Photo

Legal Fair

October 21, 2014 Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee hosted a Legal Fair at Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries on Sunday, October 19th.  Volunteer lawyers offered free notarial services and le… Read More »

Family Law Advice CLE Series Pt. 1 Photo

Family Law Advice CLE Series Pt. 1

October 17, 2014 Committees

Hints for a Sucessful Family Law Practice & Family Law Update Members of the New Orleans Bar Association got the benefit of almost 60 years of knowledge in the field of Family Law, from Robert Lowe and David Prados of the law firm of Lowe, Stein, H… Read More »

"Litigation Lessons for Lawyers." Pt. 1: Voir Dire

October 7, 2014 Committees

On Friday, October 3, 2014 at 10:30 am, the New Orleans Bar Association hosted the first in an exciting four part CLE series entitled "Litigation Lessons for Lawyers."  The CLE series will feature a mock trial format with some Louisiana's to… Read More »

"Multi-District Litigation: A View From the Bench"

October 7, 2014 Committees

On Tuesday, October 7th, the Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices committee welcomed experienced Multi-District Litigation (MDL) US District Judges Eldon E. Fallon & Sarah S. Vance to discuss the ins and outs of the MDL process. Chief Judge Vance bega… Read More »

Real Property CLE - New Pledge and Assignment of Lease Articles Photo

Real Property CLE - New Pledge and Assignment of Lease Articles

September 25, 2014 Committees

On September 24th at noon, Robert Thibeaux, chair of the Real Property Law committee, provided a CLE program on the new pledge articles in the Civil Code, which take effect on January 1, 2015.  The new articles create a pledge of leases and rent… Read More »

Oil & Gas Law CLE on Acquisition Rights Photo

Oil & Gas Law CLE on Acquisition Rights

August 26, 2014 Committees

"Acquisition of Rights for Pipelines in Louisiana" was the topic explored by Cheryl Kornick and Matt Simione, both of Liskow & Lewis, on Tuesday, August 26th.  The Oil & Gas Law Committee and Kelly Becker, Chair, welcomed attendees who enjoyed a… Read More »

Lean In Series - Communicating with Confidence Photo

Lean In Series - Communicating with Confidence

August 14, 2014 Committees

The Women in the Profession Committee held their second Lean In Series meeting on August 14th. "Communicating with Confidence" was held at the Louisiana Court of Appeal, moderated by Judge Terri F. Love. Judge Love started the meeting by discuss… Read More »

Study Group on Cuba - August Committee Meeting Photo

Study Group on Cuba - August Committee Meeting

August 12, 2014 Committees

On August 12th, the Study Group on Cuba welcomed Steve Striffler, Chair, Latin American Studies, University of New Orleans,and John Lovett, Associate Dean and Property Law Professor at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.  The topic of … Read More »

Bad Faith Forum CLE Photo

Bad Faith Forum CLE

August 8, 2014 Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association's Insurance Law Committee and David Strauss, Committee Chair, welcomed Dean Sutherland as he moderated a lively discussion of recent developments in bad faith litigation, with panelists Joe Bruno (policyholder coun… Read More »

Maritime & International Law CLE Photo

Maritime & International Law CLE

August 1, 2014 Committees

Paul Sterbcow, chair of the Maritime and International Law Committee, offered an updated on the status of MDL 2179 and the cases not included in the BP settlement at a CLE held on Thursday, July 31, 2014.  There are five categories of the non-se… Read More »