LSBA Events and Seminars


MANAGEMENT MONDAY: Turning Social Media into Admissible Evidence
Monday, February 20, 2017
10:00-11:00 a.m.
La. Bar Center • 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

(1 LPM CLE credit)
Gayle O'Connor, presenter
Learn how to turn social media ito admissible evidence.
Attend in person OR Live Stream from Your Computer!
  • Only $10 for in-person attendance. Space is limited to the first 25 registrants.
  • Only $10 for live stream participation. Space is limited to the first 50 registrants.

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TECH TUESDAY: Manage Your Practice Through Document Automation
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Feb. 21, 2017
10:00-11:00 a.m.
La. Bar Center • 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

(1.0 hr. LPM CLE credit)
Austin Benton, presenter
Learn how to manage your practice through document automation.
Attend in person OR Live Stream from Your Computer!
  • Only $10 for in-person attendance. Space is limited to the first 25 registrants.
  • Only $10 for live stream participation. Space is limited to the first 50 registrants.

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Dazzling Disney CLE Multi-Topic CLE
Monday, February 27, 2017 - Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Dazzling Disney Multi-Topic CLE
Feb. 27- March 1, 2017
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Get away from the Mardi Gras madness and join us in Magic Kindgom!! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!


ROOMS MAY STILL BE AVAILABLE Don't miss out on the $269/night rate at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
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LSBA's 10th Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Friday, March 10, 2017
Register for the tenth year of the ONLY conference dedicated completely to the small office practitioner.  THE one-stop conference with multitracks of relevant, news-that-you-can-use topics, top vendors, and notable speakers - substantive law updates (more this year!), law office management, latest legal tech, ethics, professionalism.  

Only $300 for breakfast and lunch both days, Thursday night reception, your ENTIRE CLE requirement with solo colleagues from around the state (<$25/CLE hr.)! 
You know you want to go!   
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017, & Friday, March 10, 2017; Sheraton New Orleans; 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • VISIT CONFERENCE WEBPAGE FOR SCHEDULE & SPEAKERS

   
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Tenth Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession
Friday, March 24, 2017
Please join the LSBA, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and a host of statewide local and specialty bar associations for the Tenth Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession. This year’s theme is “Diversity is Good for Everyone.”

Friday, March 24, 2017
New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 
5.50 CLE Credit Hours (including Ethics and Professionalism)

Early Registration (through February 17, 2017): $65 
Regular Registration (after February 17, 2017): $90


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CLE during French Quarter Fest! 9th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
Friday, April 7, 2017

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

It's the beginning of Festival season and there is no finer time to be in New Orleans! This annual program hosts local power hitters in the white collar crime arena, most of whom are former AUSAs. This is a "must" for all criminal defense lawyers!


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The Blood and Guts of the Law: Exploring Practical Issues in Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Litigation
Friday, April 7, 2017
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Medical Malpractice litigators are familiar with medical treatment gone wrong. During the course of treatment, preventable accidents, whether negligent or accidental, leave patients injured. Patients and health care providers alike are faced with the task of case investigation and litigation under the Medical Malpractice Act. The seminar will cover topics pertinent to the plaintiff and defendant, including the effective navigation of the Medical Review Panel process, strategies for case assessment and expert depositions and how to properly settle health care liens. Other topics, such as HIPAA/HITECH compliance and legal implications relating to the formation of health care business entities, will also be addressed. This seminar is a “must” for anyone practicing medical malpractice.
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Professionalism Facilitator Training Workshop
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Get Involved! Become a LSBA Professionalism Facilitator - Workshop Training
Saturday,April 8, 2017

 Registration: 9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.  
Training Workshop: 9:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 Louisiana State Bar Association • 601 St. Charles Ave • New Orleans

 If you've ever thought “I could do that” while you were sitting in a CLE, you may want to consider becoming a LSBA Professionalism Facilitator. Facilitators are attorney volunteers that give of their time to educate others on promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. If you are interested in joining us for workshop training, view event details to register!   

CLE Credit: 3.00 Professionlism credit hours (Pending Approval)

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Immigration Law Update 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017
Hyatt Centric Hotel
800 Rue Iberville, New Orleans

Registration - 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar - 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Immigration law is rapidly changing due to today’s political climate and upcoming government reforms. BRANDON DAVIS and PAUL “WOODY” SCOTT, seminar co-chairs, have assembled speakers well-versed in the Immigration law arena who will discuss of-the-moment topics.

lUNCH INCLUDED! Enjoy a lunchtime presentation with local DHS and EOIR officials.

Lastly, the Immigration Law Section invites speakers & attendees to an informal “Happy Hour” at Batch Bar, located in the hotel lobby.

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Consumer Law Protection & Mortgage Lending
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Louisiana Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Registration - 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar - 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE! Seminar date is subject to be changed. Please check back later... 
Healthcare Law 2017
Friday, April 28, 2017
Louisiana Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Registration - 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar - 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
2017 CLE during Jazz Fest: Handling the Complex Case - JAZZ IT UP!
Friday, April 28, 2017
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

This year’s CLE during Jazz Fest program focuses on the different phases of a complex litigation case and how to handle them.


JAMES BROWN
, seminar chair, coordinated this program to help lawyers of all skill levels obtain the necessary skills for a successful outcome from a complex case. 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 6 hours of CLE credit, including the required 1 hour of professionalism!

REGISTRATION OPTIONS INCLUDE 2 TICKETS TO JAZZ FEST!!
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LSBA FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - COVINGTON
Friday, May 5, 2017
TBA
Hangning Our Your Own Shingle
Monday, May 8, 2017
Westin New Orleans Canal Place Hotel
100 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

Registration - 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Seminar - 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

This add-on option to the Bridging the Gap program will provide practical "need to kow" information about starting a solo practice.
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57th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Tuesday, May 9 - 8:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Wednesday, May 10 - 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Join us for the two-day program presented by skilled, highly respected practitioners and jurists to learn practical information that hopefully will serve you well throughout your legal career.
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LSBA FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - LAKE CHARLES
Friday, May 12, 2017
TBA
LSBA FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - WEST MONROE
Thursday, May 18, 2017
TBA
LSBA FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - SHREVEPORT
Friday, May 19, 2017
TBA
Ethics & Professionalism Summer Rerun
Friday, June 16, 2017

Registration - 8:00 a.m. / Seminar 8:30-10:40 a.m.
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel - 500 Canal St.

Don't Wait Til the End-of-the-Year!
GET YOUR ETHICS & PROFESSIONALISM NOW!!
$55 per hour ~ Registration is OPEN


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Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600