Procrastinators' Programs on December 11, 2018



NOBA Presents "By Young Lawyers, For Young Lawyers"
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
All Day or By the Hour

Earn 7 hours of CLE including 1 hour of Ethics and 1 hour of Professionalism

Conveniently located at the Pan Am Building, 11th Floor Auditorium, 601 Poydras Street

Discounted CLE rates for NOBA Members! Not a member? CLICK HERE to join.

4 Easy Ways To Register!

1.  Call the NOBA Office at (504) 525-7453 

2.  Email Briana Nelms 

3.  Download the Procrastinators' Programs Registration Form

4.  Register for the full day directly online.
     NOBA Members click here
     NON Members click here

     (Please note: There is a 3% fee for all credit card transactions. We take everything but American Express.)


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8:30 am - 9:00 am   

Registration Opens


9:00 am - 10:00 am

Ethics: Malpractice You Didn't Even Know You Were Committing


Hillary A. Brouillette, Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, LLC
Cassie P. Gailmor, Deutsch Kerrigan, LLP
Skylar B. Rudin, Kuchler Polk Weiner, LLC
Krystin Frazier Santiago, Kelly Hart & Pitre

10:10 am - 11:10 am

Practical Civil Litigation Tips

The dos and don’ts and best strategies for pleadings, motions, discovery, oral arguments, and briefs.


Ashley J. Heilprin, Phelps Dunbar LLP
Valerie E. Fontenot, Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, LLC
Alexandra Navarre Davis, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


11:20 am - 12:20 pm

Maximzing Your Efforts: Time Management Tips To Increase Efficiency



Ashley J. Becnel, City of New Orleans
Renee E. Goudeau, City of New Orleans Law Department
James  J. Reeves II , Melchiode Marks King LLC
Eric W. Sella, Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

Lunch on Your Own


1:20 pm - 2:20 pm

Missing in Action: What To Do When Your Client Goes Off the Grid


Valerie E. Fontenot, Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, LLC
Ebony S. Morris, Garrison, Yount, Forte & Mulcahy, LLC
Shelley K. Napolitano, Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy, LLC
Hannah B. Salter, Cardone Law Firm

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Basics For Giving Back

Have you ever wanted to participate in a legal fair, but felt the topics are beyond your area of practice? Brush up on the basics of Wills and Successions, Social Security, and Medicare law so you can volunteer with confidence (and competence).


Stephanie G. Gamble,  Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, LLC
Katie L. Swartout, McCranie, Sistrunk, Anzelmo, Hardy, McDaniel & Welch
Rebecca Holmes, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

3:40 pm - 4:40 pm

Billing, Costs and Fees

The best billing practices to increase client relations while promoting prompt payment.


Elizabeth A. Liuzza, Juge, Napolitano, Guilbeau, Ruli & Frieman, APLC
D. Alex Onstott, Ciolino, Pritchett, & Onstott, LLC
Katie L. Swartout, McCranie, Sistrunk, Anzelmo, Hardy, McDaniel & Welch
Cory J. Vidal, Hancock Whitney Bank

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm

Lessons Learned: A Young Lawyer’s Perspective on Professionalism in Drug and Device Litigation


M. Palmer Lambert, Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, LLC
Stephen Myers, Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, LLC
Kelly E. Brilleaux,  Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, LLC
Jessica Perez Reynolds, Pendley Baudin & Coffin, LLP
Katie C. Darden, Jones Walker LLP

CLE Registration Fees

The Procrastinators' Programs (sm) offers 7 Hours of CLE including 1 hour of Ethics and Professionalism. 

Registration Options NOBA Member Discount Non Member Rate

Full day registration 

$250.00    $370.00
Per hour registration $40.00   

The New Orleans Bar Association will accept written requests for a refund of registration fees, but a $20 administrative fee will be assessed. All cancellations must be received two full days prior to the CLE in order to be eligible for a refund. No refunds for no shows.


Special thanks to Katie Swartout, Chair of “For Young Lawyers, By Young Lawyers” program.