Procrastinators' Programs on December 18, 2018


Tuesday, December 18, 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)


View CLE Registration Fees


8:30 am - 9:00 am   

Registration Opens


9:00 am - 10:00 am

Getting To The Roots: How To Be A Good Associate


Laura S. Brown, Liskow & Lewis
Kristyn L. Lambert, Kuchler Polk Weiner, LLC
Darleene Darensbourg-Peters, Kuchler Polk Weiner, LLC

10:10 am - 11:10 am

Recent Developments in Sales & Property Law


Melissa T. Lonegrass, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center


11:20 am - 12:20 pm

Elder Law and Long Term Care Planning as a Component of Estate Planning

This CLE will go over the broad range of legal functions involved in estate planning an elder law. Some of what will be covered includes Medicaid, providing proper estate planning documents, protecting your clients from financial abuse, and tips for estate litigation.



Eric M. Schorr, Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C.

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

Lunch on Your Own


1:20 pm - 2:20 pm

Sustainable Construction and the Law

This presentation surveys the legal issues involved in the growing area of sustainable construction (or “Green Building”). The presentation will provide an overview of (1) the history, goals, development, and current status of sustainable construction; (2) the current LEED rating system; (3) contractual issues and risk allocation; (4) the AIA’s current green building contract documents; and (5) issues in arising in green building litigation. The presentation will also cover the status and progress of sustainable  construction in Louisiana and in New Orleans.   


Adrian A. D'Arcy, Shields Mott LLP

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Managing Litigation Support and E-Discovery Projects


Gavin W. Manes, Avansic

3:40 pm - 4:40 pm

Ethics: Tips For Risk Management From an Ethical Perspective - A Key To Your Professional Development


M. Nan Alessandra, Phelps Dunbar LLP

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm

Professionalism: She Who Must Be Obeyed

A discussion of women in the legal profession, how the view of women's role has evolved and how women have changed our concepts of professionalism. 


Alexandra E. Mora, The Law Offices of Alexandra Mora, APLC


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.