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YLD Professional Development CLE Seminar
The Young Lawyers Division will present its annual Professional Development CLE seminar on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. The seminar is open to the first 175 young lawyers who register. The program has applied for 4 hours of CLE credit (including 1 hour of Ethics, 1 hour of Professionalism and 1 hour of Law Office Management).
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Fit to Practice - Second in a Three-Part Series
Substance abuse, physical and mental health disability issues affect people of all professions - and lawyers are no exception. In addition to the personal challenges of those suffering from these issues, this brings potential risk to the attorneys as they handle important matters and continue to work in the profession. This session, sponsored in part by the Baton Rouge Bar Association,  will discuss the risks and ethics/liability issues that attorneys with disabilities face. In addition, it will offer resources available in Louisiana to help practitioners, and give practical advice on avoiding personal and vicarious liability during this process. 
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Louisiana Bar Leaders Conference
1/29/2015 - 1/30/2015
The Louisiana Bar Leaders Conference (LBLC) has been cancelled. Full refunds will be processed immediately.  If you have any additional questions, please do not hesistate to contact the Michelle Neal in the Member Outreach and Diversity Department. 
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Dazzling Disney CLE During Mardi Gras
2/16/2015 - 2/18/2015

CLE in Disney World!! To Register & Reserve a Room (single/double occupancy) at the Grand Floridian Hotel, you must download a Registration Form. Online registration is not available.

Please Note!
The LSBA Room Block Expired Jan. 23. New Reservations will be accommodated, if possible. Please call Disney’s General Reservations at 407.934.7639 for availability. Seminar registrations are still being accepted.

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Tech Tuesday: Protect Your Data from Actual Threats
It's not likely that the NSA or China is snooping on your firm's servers. The threat is more likely closer to home. How do you protect your data from intentional or accidental breaches? Join us for lunch while earning 1 LPM credit!
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2015 8th Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession
On March 6, 2015, the Eighth Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession will be held at the New Orleans Marriott at 555 Canal Street, New Orleans.  This year's theme is  Celebrating 50 Years of Civil Rights: Moving the Pendulum Forward, and promises to offer several hours of engaging and thought-provoking CLEs, breakout sessions and panel discussions. 
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8th Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference
3/19/2015 - 3/20/2015
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION now open for the LSBA's 8th Solo & Small Firm Conference, Hilton Riverside, NOLA, Mar. 19-20, 2015.  Only $250 for up to 15 CLEs (<$17/hr.); nearly 50 regional & national speakers with four simultaneous tracks offering substantive law, office management, legal tech, ethics, professionalism, quality of life, marketing tips & tips on law as a business.  Included is Thursday's night reception, networking with fellow solos, and free advice from tech vendors and consultants.  "Not to be missed - This continues to be the best CLE program year after year!" - 2014 attendee.

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Immigration Hot Topics - Understanding Myths & Realities
The 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.

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2015 Jazz Fest CLE - DEPOSITIONS: Swinging with the Masters of the Bench and Bar
This 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.
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Business in the Bayou: Tax Credits & Economic Development in Louisiana
Join 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!
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54th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar
5/5/2015 - 5/6/2015
MARK 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.
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