LSBA Events and Seminars
French Quarter Fest CLE: 7th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium4/10/2015Register for this popular CLE program held during French Quarter Fest weekend! The White Collar Crime Symposium features speakers who are former AUSAs from the Eastern, Middle & Western District of LA. FBI Acting Assistant Special Agent in Charge Daniel Evans joins the program, along with Richard W. Westling, 1st Assistant US Attorney and Hon. Brian A. Jackson, US District Court for the Middle District of LA. Enjoy a Buffet Lunch at the Sheraton's Roux Bistro with Keynote Speakers LA Attorney General James D. "Buddy" Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General David Caldwell and John Sinquefield, Senior Counsel to the Attorney General. View Seminar Details ...
Social Security Disability: Opportunities for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners4/17/2015Third in the Disabilities-Related Legal Issue Series
- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSI or SSDI) is vital to the well-being of disabled individuals who are unable to work. Lawyers play a vital role in this process by advocating for clients’ rights to awards, and ensuring that cases are adjudicated properly. This session will provide an overview of social security appeals, and include practical tips for ensuring high-quality representation and soliciting immediate business. The information and resources provided are particularly pertinent to relatively new practitioners and/or those looking to expand their practice into this area which, perhaps surprisingly, can be quite rewarding financially.View Seminar Details
Immigration Hot Topics - Understanding Myths & Realities4/17/2015The issue of immigration continues to be a “hot topic” for Americans. Immigration opens a multitude of legal issues that need to be explored, discussed and resolved. Join ASHLEY FORET DEES, seminar chair, and experienced lawyers in the field of immigration law as they discuss timely topics including the Conrad 30 Waiver Program, immigration relief for children, the immigration consequences of criminal convictions, immigration lawsuits in federal court and more. Register now and understand the myths and realities in the ever-changing field of immigration law.View Seminar Details
Reading the Bankruptcy & Consumer Law Compass: Where Exactly Are We?4/17/2015When it comes to bankruptcy and consumer law, the Bayou State has quite a few legal protections in place. Bankruptcy can be a daunting process, whether you're working with individual or a business and no two bankruptcies are the same. Louisiana’s consumer laws are intended to safeguard citizens in commercial transactions, and protect them from financial harm. Join us as we explore the mortgage crisis, hot topics in bankruptcy from the creditor’s and debtor’s side, as well as bankruptcy’s impact on domestic law. DAVID A. SZWAK, seminar chair, has gathered experienced members of the Bar who will present with clear direction these timely topics.
This program may qualify for Bankruptcy Specialization Credit with the American Board of Certification.View Seminar Details ...
2015 Jazz Fest CLE - DEPOSITIONS: Swinging with the Masters of the Bench and Bar - 2 JAZZ FEST TICKETS INCLUDED!4/24/2015This year’s Jazz Fest CLE program focuses on the many aspects of achieving successful depositions. Respected members of the bench and experienced trial lawyers share their hard earned knowledge on the best strategies and techniques for preparing your client, defending the deponent, dealing with Lawyer Misconduct, Rule 30 (b)(6) and more! JAMES BROWN, seminar chair, coordinated this program to help lawyers of all skill levels obtain the best results for effective depositions. Young lawyer or seasoned veteran, plaintiff or defense counsel, this program will assist you in your pre-trial preparation and trial thereafter. Don’t miss this day of trial skills that will make you more effective in the courtroom.
REGISTRATION INCLUDES 2 TICKETS TO JAZZ FEST!!View Seminar Details
Business on the Bayou: Tax Credits & Economic Development in Louisiana5/1/2015Join ROB WOLLFARTH, seminar chair, and speakers from the legal arena and business community for a day exploring the current tax credits and economic development in Louisiana. Approved for 6 CLE credits, including Ethics AND Professionalism!
This program has been approved for a total of 6 hours of Tax Specialization credit!!View Seminar Details
54th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar5/5/2015 - 5/6/2015MARK YOUR CALENDAR!! Bridging the Gap has been planned to acquaint recent law school graduates with many of the practical aspects of a law practice and to afford newly admitted active members of the Louisiana Bar the opportunity to obtain their mandatory continuing legal education.
Join us for this two-day program presented by skilled, highly respected practitioners and jurists to learn practical information that hopefully will serve you well throughout your legal careers.View Seminar Details ...
LSBA "FOUR CORNERS" SEMINAR - Lake Charles5/8/2015FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - LAKE CHARLES
: Reeve's Uptown Catering, 1639 Ryan St., Lake Charles, La. Seasoned speakers will present seven hours of CLE credit on legal technology (4 hrs.), ethics (2 hrs.) and professionalism (1 hr.). Breakfast and lunch are included. And, yes it is FREE!
Registration to open soon. View Seminar Details
LSBA "FOUR CORNERS" SEMINAR - Covington5/15/2015
LSBA "FOUR CORNERS" SEMINAR - Covington TBA
LSBA "FOUR CORNERS" SEMINAR - West Monroe5/28/2015
LSBA "FOUR CORNERS" SEMINAR - West Monroe TBA
LSBA "FOUR CORNERS" SEMINAR - Shreveport5/29/2015
LSBA "FOUR CORNERS" SEMINAR - Shreveport - TBA