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Naturalization 101
2/18/2016
Naturalization 101: A Primer for Non-Immigration Practitioners is designed to introduce non-immigration practitioners to the world of Naturalization.  The course is an introduction to immigration terminology, eligibility, requirements, and forms necessary to navigate United States citizenship through Naturalization.  

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"The Continuing Struggle of Desegregation"
2/25/2016

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM - CLE (Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Reception (Capitol Park Museum)
CLE:  Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center • 201 Lafayette Street • Baton Rouge, LA
Reception: Capitol Park Museum • 660 Fourth Street • Baton Rouge, LA

COST:  FREE

The LSBA's Young Lawyers Division Diversity Minority Involvement Committee, the Committee on Diversity in the Legal Profession (Pipeline and Outreach Subcommittee), the  Minority Involvement Section, Southern University Law Center, and LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center are coming together to host a free Black History Month CLE.  The seminar, titled "The Continuing Struggle of Desegregation," will include a panel of speakers:  

  • A. P. Tureaud, Jr., the first person of color to attend LSU as an undergraduate
  • Leo Hamilton, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P., Baton Rouge
  • Honorable Brian Jackson, Chief United States district judge, United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown, United States district judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana 

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LSBA's Ninth Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference
2/25/2016 - 2/26/2016

SOLO & SMALL FIRM PRACTITIONERS:  You've been waiting for this!  Register now to attend the only conference dedicated completely to the small office practitioner.  The Conference Schedule is now posted along with the Speaker Bios.   

  • A Deal at $300 for 13.5 credit hours (your entire CLE requirement with carryover to next year; breakfast and lunch both days; reception)!

  • Legal Assistants:  $100/day

We have assembled nearly 50 experienced national and regional speakers with four tracks of relevant, news-that-you-can-use, topics at the only conference dedicated to the small office practitioner.  Over two jam packed days;:

Meet fellow colleagues around the state;

Get your legal tech questions answered by experts on hand at no charge; and

Get up to speed on substantive areas of law, ethics, professionalism, quality of life, law office management and other topics - all tailored to the general small office practitioner.

You KNOW you want to go!  Don't miss this conference!

According to one of last year's repeat attendees:  "The BEST CLE there is.  I never miss it."


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LSBA UNCORKED! A CLE Adventure in California's Wine Country
2/29/2016 - 3/2/2016

Feb. 29-March 2, 2016
Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa • 100 Boyes Blvd.• Sonoma, CA

We invite you to join us again for the Louisiana State Bar Association's “The LSBA Uncorked: A CLE Adventure in California’s Wine Country” program. Earn 13 CLE credits in beautiful surroundings while networking with colleagues! Save the Dates & Enjoy Great Rates —

Sonoma is ecclectic & evolving! See what Meetings Today is saying about "one of the most diverse and welcoming meetings destinations in the U.S.”


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2016 Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession
3/4/2016

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center • 201 Lafayette Street • Baton Rouge, LA

The Ninth Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession is scheduled for March 4, 2016.  This year's theme, "Diversity and Inclusion: Moving From 'A Foot in the Door' to 'A Voice at the Table,'" promises to provide information for taking your diversity and inclusion programs to the next level.  Take advantage of the registration discount by registering early. 

Date: 
Friday, March 4, 2016
Location: Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, 201 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge
Early Registration Fee: $65 (until February 12, 2016)
Regular Registration Fee: $90 (AFTER February 12, 2016)

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French Quarter Fest CLE: 8th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
4/8/2016

Registration - 8:00 a.m. / Seminar - 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel - 500 Canal St.

The White Collar Crime Symposium features speakers who are former AUSAs from the Eastern, Middle & Western District of LA. FBI Special Agent in Charge Jeffrey Sallet joins the program, along with Kenneth Polite, US Attorney, Hon. Brian A. Jackson, US District Court for the Middle District of LA, Richard W. Westling, former 1st Assistant US Attorney. Enjoy a Buffet Lunch at the Sheraton's Roux Bistro with Leon Cannizzaro, District Attorney for Orleans Parish. Earn 8.25 CLE credits!


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Immigration in Louisiana
4/15/2016

Friday, April 15, 2016
8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Le Pavillon Hotel - 833 Poydras St., New Orleans

Louisiana is busy cooking its own immigration Gumbo. As one of the most dynamic immigrant states in the nation, Louisiana is emerging as a model for what immigration can do for a state. While the state continues to strive to a full recovery, immigrants are helping to revitalize and rebuild the Pelican State. Join ASHLEY FORET DEES, seminar chair, and speakers well versed in this area. You will learn about a variety of issues affecting Immigration in Louisiana: Special Immigrant Juveniles • Immigration Consultation • Criminal Liability in Immigration Matters • Ethical Considerations • and much more!


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2016 Jazz Fest CLE - The Stages of Litigation - 2 JAZZ FEST TICKETS INCLUDED!
4/29/2016

Friday, April 29, 2015
8:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Hyatt French Quarter • 800 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

2 TICKETS to JAZZ FEST INCLUDED!

This year’s Jazz Fest CLE program focuses on the different stages of litigation. JAMES BROWN, seminar chair, coordinated this program to help lawyers of all skill levels obtain the necessary skills for a successful litigation practice. 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. Earn a maximum of 7 hours of CLE credit, including the required 1 hour of professionalism!


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LSBA Seminar - Lake Charles TBA
5/6/2016
56th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar - New Orleans
5/10/2016 - 5/11/2016
7:30 a.m.6:15 p.m.
Westin New Orleans Canal Place • 100 Rue Iberville • New Orleans
LSBA Seminar - Covington TBA
5/13/2016
LSBA Seminar - West Monroe TBA
5/19/2016
LSBA Seminar - Shreveport TBA
5/20/2016
Employment Law Update 2016 - New Orleans
8/19/2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.


Advanced Appellate Practice - New Orleans
8/26/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.

2016 Ethics & Professionalism - Lafayette
9/6/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
 
In-House Counsel/Outside Practice CLE - New Orleans
9/9/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
Insurance Law CLE - New Orleans
9/12/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
23rd Annual Admiralty Symposium - New Orleans
9/16/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Ethics & Professionalism - New Orleans
9/23/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
Personal Injury Litigation - New Orleans
9/30/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Energy and Environmental Law Summit - New Orleans
10/6/2016 - 10/7/2016
 Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
10th Annual Dispute Resolution Seminar - Baton Rouge
10/14/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.

56th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar - New Orleans
10/18/2016 - 10/19/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Military Law CLE - New Orleans
10/21/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Voodoo Fest CLE - New Orleans
10/28/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Workers' Comp CLE - Baton Rouge
11/4/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Ethics & Professionalism - Bossier City
11/4/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
16th Annual Class Action/Complex Litigation Symposium - New Orleans
11/11/2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.


NEW YORK, NEW YORK Multi-Topic CLE!!
11/19/2016 - 11/21/2016

InterContinental New York Times Square

Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.


Ethics & Professionalism: Watch Your P's & Q's - New Orleans
12/2/2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted. 


28th Annual Summer School Revisited - New Orleans
12/8/2016 - 12/9/2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.


The Pursuit of Balance: Life & Law - New Orleans
12/13/2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.


Trial Practice CLE - New Orleans
12/13/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
CLE Wrap Up - New Orleans
12/16/2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.



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