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Workers' Comp & Pro Sports Photo

Workers' Comp & Pro Sports

March 22, 2013 News

Frank A. Bruno and Christopher J. Kane led a lively discussion on workers comp and how it applies to Louisiana professional teams and how the teams have been affected in California cases where cumulative trauma laws allow for a broader scope in profe… Read More »

Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee Photo

Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee

March 21, 2013 News

The Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee welcomed Brian Richoux, the Eastern District of Louisiana Bankruptcy Chief Deputy Clerk, for a lunch meeting on Thursday, March 21st.  Mr. Richoux discussed how the sequester will impact practi… Read More »

Young Lawyers Section Readies for Bench Bar Conference Photo

Young Lawyers Section Readies for Bench Bar Conference

March 20, 2013 News

The Young Lawyers Section met March 20, 2013 to finalize plans for April’s Bench Bar Conference. Attendees discussed one of the much anticipated portions of the Conference, the Meet the Judges Panel, which allows lawyers insightful interactions… Read More »

Administrative Law Committee Meets Photo

Administrative Law Committee Meets

March 15, 2013 News

The Administrative Law Committee gathered on March 15, 2013 for their first meeting of the year. Members discussed the potential challenges of Act 559 to the practice of administrative law as Judge Lynn L. Lightfoot led the conversation. Differences … Read More »

Insurance Law Committee Photo

Insurance Law Committee

March 15, 2013 News

The Insurance Law Committee met on March 13, 2013 to review In re Zuber. Chairs Madeleine Fischer and David A. Strauss led a roundtable discussion on the Supreme Court decision regarding the specific requirements for insurance defense counsel who rep… Read More »

Good Samaritan - Are You One? Photo

Good Samaritan - Are You One?

March 5, 2013 News

Louisiana law thinks so when we render aid at the scene of an emergency! Recently, a news station reported a story about a nurse, who allegedly worked for an independent living center (ILC), declining to perform CPR on a collapsed woman, a member… Read More »

James Williams Welcomes Crowds to History Photo

James Williams Welcomes Crowds to History

February 28, 2013 News

At the historic investiture of Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson on February 28, 2013, James Williams welcomed over a thousand people who spilled out across Royal Street in the French Quarter. "Welcome to history" said Mr.… Read More »

Pat Vance Pleases the Court and the Crowds Photo

Pat Vance Pleases the Court and the Crowds

February 28, 2013 News

At the investiture of Chief Justice Bernette Johnson, Pat Vance’s opening remarks, “May it please the Court”,  brought cheers of delight from a crowd of over 1,000 well-wishers gathered outside the Louisiana Supreme Court build… Read More »

NOBA Loves Compucast Photo

NOBA Loves Compucast

February 14, 2013 News

When the best looked for the best, we called Compucast. Have tricky web issues? Compucast. Need expert web design? Compucast. Need the best SEO? Compucast. Need online marketing expertise? Compucast.   … Read More »

Committee Chairs Planning a Great Year Photo

Committee Chairs Planning a Great Year

January 25, 2013 News

2013 Committee Chairs met for lunch to discuss their plans for the year. Program ideas were exchanged, meetings were calendared and topics and speakers were shared. Don't get left behind - you can still sign up for a committee. Just call the bar … Read More »