Committees

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson receives the Gertrude E. Rush Award Photo

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson receives the Gertrude E. Rush Award

March 14, 2019 Committees

The Women in the Profession Committee is proud to report that Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson received the prestigious Gertrude E. Rush Award from the National Bar Association at their 2019 Mid-Year Conference. This is a distinguished service a… Read More »

New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Clarify the Courts' Authority to Compel Arbitration Photo

New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Clarify the Courts' Authority to Compel Arbitration

February 27, 2019 Committees

New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Clarify the Courts' Authority to Compel Arbitration           Commercial and employment agreements often include provisions requiring arbitration of disputes between the parties.… Read More »

Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology In eDiscovery? Photo

Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology In eDiscovery?

February 13, 2019 Committees

  Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology In eDiscovery?  Law firms today possess technology tools which have been proven to save time and money while simultaneously improving quality within the discovery process. Two thirds of the state… Read More »

Abusus, the right to dispose... Photo

Abusus, the right to dispose...

January 31, 2019 Committees

Abusus Abusus, the right to dispose… Animals can own no known property. Theirs, at best, a sufferance; birds of the air, Fishies of the dark and the coldest deep, You swim-chirp about in your rented space Until landlord calls: what you… Read More »

FERC Releases its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Driftwood LNG Project Photo

FERC Releases its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Driftwood LNG Project

January 29, 2019 Committees

FERC released its final EIS for the Driftwood LNG Project ("Project") on January 18, 2019. The Project involves (1) the construction and operation of an LNG Facility and its five appurtenant LNG plant facilities to liquefy natural gas, with other sup… Read More »

2018 Legislative Session: New Domestic Violence Laws Photo

2018 Legislative Session: New Domestic Violence Laws

December 5, 2018 Committees

2018 LEGISLATIVE SESSION NEW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAWS   HISTORY OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FIREARM LEGISLATION Louisiana began its efforts to disarm domestic abusers in2014.La. R.S. 46:2136.3 prohibits the possession of a firearm for the durat… Read More »

Cyber Risk Insurance For Lawyers and Clients: What You Need To Know Photo

Cyber Risk Insurance For Lawyers and Clients: What You Need To Know

October 1, 2018 Committees

 Written by: Lauren E. Godshall, Morris Bart LLC Technology Law Committee Chair     Have you the victim of a cyber data breach? Odds are, if you’ve logged onto LinkedIn, picked up an Uber, filled a prescription at C… Read More »

Advice To Young Lawyers (and Old) Regarding Calendaring and Dealing with Pro Se Litigants Photo

Advice To Young Lawyers (and Old) Regarding Calendaring and Dealing with Pro Se Litigants

September 26, 2018 Committees

Written by: Steven J. Lane, Herman, Herman & Katz NOBA Family Law Committee Chair             In order to insure that I know what hearings, deadlines, conferences, meetings, etc. I need to ad… Read More »

Advice To Young Lawyers (And Old) Regarding Client Management Photo

Advice To Young Lawyers (And Old) Regarding Client Management

July 31, 2018 Committees

Written by: Steven J. Lane, Herman, Herman & Katz NOBA Family Law Committee Chair             For those of you young lawyers (or old ones) who handle hourly cases (or even contingent cases), … Read More »

Filling the Lacuna with Water: HB 391 and Louisiana’s Problem with Public Access to Water Photo

Filling the Lacuna with Water: HB 391 and Louisiana’s Problem with Public Access to Water

July 6, 2018 Committees

Filling the Lacuna with Water: HB 391 and Louisiana’s Problem with Public Access to Water Written by: Christopher R. Handy, Carver Darden For NOBA’s Property Law Committee As sea levels rise and Louisiana loses a “foot… Read More »