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United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal finds that remand orders based upon abstention are appealable Photo

United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal finds that remand orders based upon abstention are appealable

March 30, 2021 Committees

In its recent decision in Grace Ranch, L.L.C. v. BP America Production Company, et al., No. 20-30224 (5th Cir. Feb. 24, 2021), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit addressed whether remand orders based upon abstention grounds can … Read More »

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OWC District offices reopening for in-person proceedings on April 1, 2021

March 22, 2021 Committees

  OWC District offices reopening for in-person proceedings on April 1, 2021 You may view the guidelines below or view the official Office of Workers' Compensation's Court Order here.   The following protocols are in … Read More »

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The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021

March 1, 2021 Committees

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, which was enacted on December 27, 2020, included several amendments to the Bankruptcy Code. Here is a summary of the most important amendments: PPP Loans to Debtors Small business debtors (under… Read More »

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The Quest for the Holy Grail (of Case Management Platforms)

January 21, 2021 Committees

A lawyer’s holy grail—an intuitive case management platform that is affordable, organized, reliable, and minimizes risk.  All attorneys want it.  Many have figuratively perished in the pursuit—consider the TrialWorks ranso… Read More »

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Guide For Trials via Zoom

December 8, 2020 Committees

In order to promote social distancing and slow the spread of Covid-19, the Office of Workers’ Compensation will begin conducting Trials via Zoom.  In order for parties to participate in Trials by Zoom, attorneys or self-represented litigan… Read More »

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Need a Lawyer?

December 1, 2020 Committees

If you need to find a lawyer for your legal problem, look no further! Go to our Community Lawyer website at https://NewOrleansbar.Community.Lawyer.  It's EASY! You can find a trusted lawyer any time of day or night for your legal iss… Read More »

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Domestic Violence Vigil

October 27, 2020 Committees

To honor those who have lost their lives this year. Please join us Friday, October 30, 2020 - 11 a.m. in Champion's Square.  For a reading of the 2019-2020 names and balloon release in honor of Louisiana and New Orleans victims.… Read More »

Police Officer in Louisiana Recognized for Efforts To Remove Firearms from Domestic Abusers Photo

Police Officer in Louisiana Recognized for Efforts To Remove Firearms from Domestic Abusers

October 14, 2020 Committees

One of Louisiana’s finest was profiled this morning on the TODAY show for her efforts to remove firearms from domestic abusers. The history is important.  In 2014, Rep. Helena Moreno was asked by the United Way’s public policy tea… Read More »

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Videos on How to File a Protective Order

October 8, 2020 Committees

Six short and easy to understand videos on how to file for a protective order were produced by our colleagues at Louisiana Appleseed and funded by the Louisiana Bar Foundation: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKDvR_ywBeFKa6q_2kLRcYg/ … Read More »

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Join NOBA for our Annual Big Easy Bootcamp

October 5, 2020 Committees

NOBA’s Young Lawyers Section presents its annual “Big Easy Bootcamp” CLE, an all-day seminar, to be held on October 8, 2020 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Consistent with the socially distant times, the CLE will be held virtually this year … Read More »