LSBA Events and Seminars

Louisiana State Bar Association Black History CLE Seminar
Thursday, February 21, 2019
The LSBA's Committee on Diversity in the Legal Profession (Pipeline and Outreach Subcommittee) and Adams and Reese LLP are coming together to host a free Black History Month CLE Seminar.

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Adams and Reese LLP
450 Laurel Street, Suite 1900, Baton Rouge, LA

Date: February 21, 2019
Registration: 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CLE: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
CLE CREDIT HOURS: 1.50 CLE Credit Hours
CANCELLATION POLICY: If you must cancel your registration, kindly contact the Member Outreach and Diversity team at by Thursday, February 14, 2019 so we can cancel your registration. Please note that space is limited.  
Free Photo Bar ID's will be offered in the refreshments room at the CLE Seminar to members that are eligible to receive an ID (members are eligible if they that have not received a photo bar ID in the past). Click here to see photo bar ID rules.

For questions, please contact the Member Outreach and Diversity team at 

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Dazzling Disney! A Multi-Topic CLE Seminar
Monday, March 4, 2019 - Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Walt Disney Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
4401 Floridian Way • Lake Buena Vista, FL

Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Seminar begins at 8:00 a.m.

Escape the madness of Mardi Gras and bring your family and friends on a magical gathering at the Walt
Disney World® Resort. Let the magic begin!

  • REGISTER NOW!!  Due to the popularity of our Disney table service restaurants, dining availability may be limited or not available without advance reservations. Register ealy to make reservations up to 180 days prior to your visit!!

  • DISCOUNT THEME PARK TICKETS!  Purchase dicounted theme park tickets once you're registered!

  • BOOK YOUR FLIGHT! As this is the week of Mardi Gras, members are urged to book their flights early to obtain best airfares.

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2019 Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession
Friday, March 8, 2019
Location:  Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA

Please join the LSBA, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and a host of statewide local and specialty bar associations for the 12th Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Profession. The Conclave is scheduled for Friday March 8, 2019 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. This year’s theme is “Strides in Diversity: Opening Doors for the Next Generation.”

5.00 CLE Credit Hours (including Ethics and Professionalism) 

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Experience the Charm of Quebec
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Friday, March 29, 2019
Experience the Charm of Quebec
A Multi-Topic CLE Seminar
Sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association

Fairmont Le Château Fontenac
1 rue des Carrieres
Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4P5
March 27-29, 2019

Ideally located inside the walls of Old Quebec, the iconic Fairmont Le Château will seduce you with its breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence River and the architecture of the Old fortified City. This landmark luxury hotel will guarantee you a memorable and inspiring stay in one of the most beautiful, and walkable, cities in the world. Register now and experience the charm of Quebec!

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Better Lawyering thru Technology
Friday, March 29, 2019
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave. • New Orleans

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

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The Bankruptcy Code is 40 Years Old and We Are Still Learning!
Friday, April 5, 2019
Louisiana Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave. • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

In 2005, Congress overhauled the bankruptcy laws. Included in the changes is a law requiring all bankruptcy filers to get credit counseling before they can file a bankruptcy case -- and additional counseling on budgeting and debt management before their debts can be wiped out. Want to learn more about the code and changes ... REGISTER NOW!!

Earn 6.25 CLE credits, including ethics. Bankruptcy Law Specialization Credit Pending...
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12th Solo, Small Firm & TECH Conference (April 9-10, 2019; Sheraton NOLA)
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - Wednesday, April 10, 2019
LSBA'S 12th ANNUAL SOLO, SMALL FIRM & TECH CONFERENCE (April 9-10, 2019, Sheraton NOLA)!!

ARE YOU READY???  Early Bird Registration is now OPEN for the only conference completely dedicated to small office practitioners and to any lawyer wanting to incorporate tech into their practice. Same venue as last year, but at a later time and with a Tuesday/Wednesday combination! You KNOW you want to go!! REGISTER NOW and save money.  

Want to exhibit? Send exhibitor inquiries to Shawn L. Holahan
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11th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
Friday, April 12, 2019
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Advance Registration ..... $320
After March 22 & On-Site ..... $345

Earn 7 hours of CLE credit and then stay for the French Quarter Festival. This year's festival-goers can expect outstanding Louisiana music & food, beginning with a Second-Line Kickoff Parade is April 11 at 10 AM beginning at the 100 block of Bourbon Street to Jackson Square. A list of special events and music line up can be found at FRENCH QUARTER FEST.  
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Immigration Law CLE
Friday, April 26, 2019
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

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

Registration Fees:
Advance Registration ..... $320
After April 19 ..... $345
Morning Webcast (8:30 a.m.-noon) ..... $160
Afternoon Webcast (1:00-4:30 p.m.) ..... $160

More information coming soon ...
CLE during Jazz Fest
Friday, April 26, 2019
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

REGISTER EARLY TO GET 2 TICKETS TO JAZZ FEST! (Tickets for 1st weekend only.)

Advance Registration ........ $450 (includes 2-Jazz Fest Tickets)
Advance Registration ........ $320 (seminar registration only)
After March 22 & On-Site .. $345 (Jazz Fest Tickets NOT included)

This year’s CLE during Jazz Fest program focuses on the art of persuasion. Don’t miss this day of persuasive skills that will make you more effective in your practice.
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Hanging Out Your Own Shingle
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave. • New Orleans

Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:00 a.m.-12:15 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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58th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - Thursday, May 9, 2019
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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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Issues and Trends while Practicing in the Social Media Age
Friday, May 17, 2019
Juban's Restaurant
3739 Perkins Rd. • Baton Rouge

Registration: 9:30-10:00 a.m.
Seminar: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hosted by the LSBA Young Lawyers and Senior Lawyers Divisions - Space is limited!!

Earn 3 CLE credits, including 2 hours of ethics.
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Ethics & Professionalism Summer Rerun
Friday, June 14, 2019
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30-10:40 a.m.

2 Hour CLE! More information coming soon ...
Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600