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 »

Real Property Law July Committee Meeting Photo

Real Property Law July Committee Meeting

July 31, 2014 Committees

The Real Property Law Committee held their monthly meeting on July 30th. Aimee Quirk, Advisor to the Mayor for Economic Development, was the speaker and discussed Recent Economic Development in New Orleans. Ms. Quirk started off by mentioning th… Read More »

Women in the Profession

Women in the Profession "Lean In" Series

July 28, 2014 Committees

The Women in the Profession Committee had their first "Lean In" Series meeting last Friday. The topic was "Allowing Yourself to Be Brilliant," moderated by Judge Keva Landrum-Johnson from Criminal District Court. The meeting started off with attendee… Read More »

Products Liability Committee Meeting Photo

Products Liability Committee Meeting

July 16, 2014 Committees

On July 16th, Irving Warshauer led a roundtable discussion on the impact of media, redhibition actions, use of experts, and cost containment in products liability litigation. This informal conversation followed up on a popular CLE held in April with … Read More »

Recent Developments along the French Market District Photo

Recent Developments along the French Market District

June 25, 2014 Committees

Jon Smith, Executive Director of the French Market Corporation, began his presentation with the French Market's historical background and significance. As he moved into more current topics, Mr. Smith explained the shops along the French Market ar… Read More »

Solo & Small Firm Committee Wellness Seminar Photo

Solo & Small Firm Committee Wellness Seminar

June 16, 2014 Committees

On Friday, June 13th the Solo & Small Firm Committee held their wellness seminar. The program started off with an introduction by Frank Milanese, Committee Chair, during a light lunch that was provided for all attendees. Tim VanDerKamp, from Swan Riv… Read More »

Hot Topics with the NLRB Photo

Hot Topics with the NLRB

June 12, 2014 Committees

Andrea Wilkes discussed Hot Topics with the National Labor Relations Board Region 15 at the June 12th Labor & Employment Law CLE.  Use of employer email and social media issues along with arbitration policies were among some of the topics explor… Read More »

"How Chemicals Cause Cancer."

June 10, 2014 Committees

Angela Harris, a Ph.D., board-certified toxicologist, was the guest speaker for today's Environmental Law/Toxic Torts Committee meeting and led a discussion on "How Chemicals Cause Cancer - Basic Science and Biomarker Discovery." Ms. Harris began… 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 »