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LSBA's 13th SOLO, SMALL FIRM & TECH CONFERENCE
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - Wednesday, March 4, 2020
LSBA'S 13th SOLO, SMALL FIRM & TECH CONFERENCE!! EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO FEB.25! You KNOW you want to go!  

Early Birds get the worm AND the best pricing for this excellent conference. Registration covers two days of programming (over forty great national & regional speakers on substantive law updates, law office technology, law office management, ethics, professionalism, marketing, time managment and quality of life); breakfast and lunch for both days; AND a reception Tuesday night. It's ALL here along with the warm camaraderie with your fellow small office practitioners!

Interested in exhibiting?  
Contact Shawn Holahan (shawn.holahan@lsba.org)

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CLE at The Greenbrier Resort
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Friday, March 20, 2020
CLE as The Greenbrier Resort
A Multi-Topic CLE Seminar
Sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association


March 18-20, 2020

The Greenbrier Resort
101 Main Street West
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986

Combining graciousness of the past with exceptional comforts of today, a new era of elegance awaits you at The Greenbrier. Surrounded by the wondrous Allegheny Mountains, The Greenbrier offers exclusive services and amenities such as championship golf, fine dining, more than 55 activities, designer boutiques, our world-renowned mineral spa and a 103,000 square foot gaming and entertainment venue. Explore your personal 11,000 acre playground and discover an unparalleled selection of luxury leisure pursuits and outdoor adventures designed to satisfy and stimulate your widest range of interests.

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Ethics Friday: Ethics and Immigration
Friday, March 20, 2020
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Avenue. • New Orleans
Registration: 11:30 a.m.-Noon
Seminar: Noon-1:00 p.m.
Registration $10 
Join us for an hour of discussion with two members of the LSBA Ethics Advisory Service Committee, Lisa A. Montgomery and Oxana Bowman on Ethics and Immigration with a focus on attorneys volunteering in the area and attorneys new to an immigration practice. 

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Wellness Wednesday: Healthier Happier & More Productive
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Location:
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Avenue. • New Orleans
Registration: 11:30 a.m.-Noon
Seminar: Noon-1:00 p.m.
Registration Fee $10 (limited to 30 registrants)
Join us for an hour of health and wellness with Kirk Vidrine, V-Well Solutions. 

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Grow Your Practice & Increase Access with the Modest Means Directory
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Grow Your Practice & Increase Access with the Modest Means Directory
Thursday, March 26, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Louisiana Bar Center and via webinar
3.0 CLE including 1 Prof., 1 Ethics
Registration: FREE


This free, three-hour CLE is for attorneys who have joined or are interested in joining the LSBA’s Modest Means Directory. The Directory connects people who do not make enough to afford market rate legal services, but can pay at a reduced rate, with attorneys offering affordable legal options.

Attorneys will learn best practices for representing clients with limited means and gain relevant substantive law training. The CLE includes 1 hour of Ethics and 1 hour of Professionalism and will be offered in-person at the Louisiana Bar Center and online via webinar.

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2020 Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession
Friday, March 27, 2020
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 13th Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession. The Conclave is scheduled for Friday March 27, 2020 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. This year's theme is "Celebrating 55 Years of Civil Rights: Moving from Why to How."
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12th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
Friday, April 17, 2020
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Advance Registration ..... $320
After April 10 & On-Site ..... $345

Earn CLE credit and then stay for the French Quarter Festival!
This popular CLE seminar will feature prosecutors and defense attorneys at the top of the white-collar crime arena! Hear from recently appointed FBI Special Agent in Charge, Bryan A. Vorndran. Get 7 hours of CLE credit & celebrate 4 days of music, food, special events and fun! This year's festival-goers can expect outstanding Louisiana music & food. A list of special events and music line up can be found at FRENCH QUARTER FEST.  
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Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses? Immigration Law 2020
Friday, April 17, 2020
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
500 Iberville St., New Orleans

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

Registration Fees:
Advance Registration ..... $320
After April 10 & On-Site ..... $345

Written to raise money for the construction of a pedestal for The Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus’ famous poem, “The New Colossus” reinvented the statue's purpose. What do those words mean today? In an election year, U.S. Immigration Policy is at the forefront of every immigration law practice. Learn more about detention in Louisiana, get answers about what’s happening when criminal charges are filed, how to obtain a bond, and more!

"Meet & Mingle" Networking Reception sponsored by the LSBA’s Immigration Law Section to follow seminar!
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FOUR CORNERS - COVINGTON
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
FOUR CORNERS - COVINGTON


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CLE During Jazz Fest - Play a Simple Tune: How to Win Your Case by Keeping It Simple
Friday, April 24, 2020
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Iberville St. • New Orleans

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

Registration Fees (Jazz Fest Tickets NOT included):
Early registration ..... $320
After April 17 & On-Site .. $345

This year’s CLE during Jazz Fest program focuses on the art of persuasion. Don’t miss this day of valuable skills that will make you more effective in your practice.
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FOUR CORNERS - LAKE CHARLES
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
FOUR CORNERS - LAKE CHARLES


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FOUR CORNERS - BOSSIER CITY
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
FOUR CORNERS - BOSSIER CITY


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FOUR CORNERS - WEST MONROE
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
FOUR CORNERS - WEST MONROE


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60th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Iberville St. • New Orleans

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

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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Hanging Out Your Own Shingle
Thursday, May 14, 2020
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave. • New Orleans

Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:00 a.m.-12:30 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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Ethics & Professionalism Summer Rerun
Friday, June 19, 2020
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30-10:40 a.m.
Fee: $55/hour

Don't Wait Until the End of the Year! Get Your Ethics & Professionalism This Summer ~ Only $55 per hour!!
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Tricks of the Trade in Family Law - PART 3
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Attend Live OR Via Webcast!

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Half Day (morning or afternoon): $160
All Day: $320

** Webcast (4 credit maximum allowed for technologically assisted learning). **

Diverse and distinguished speakers will cover new developments in jurisprudence, custody & adoption law, spousal support, & common traps for Family Law practitioners.
Approval for 6.5 hours of Family Law Specialization credits pending.
Employment Law Update 2020
Friday, August 21, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320

The American workplace continues to be a prolific source of challenging legal issues and claims, and significant changes in labor and employment law have been occurring at a faster pace than ever, particularly with active state and local legislative actions affecting the workplace. This popular annual seminar will bring employment law practitioners up to date on the latest developments in this dynamic field. REGISTER NOW!!
Construction Law CLE
Friday, August 28, 2020
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Attend Live OR Via Webcast!

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Half Day (morning or afternoon): $160
All Day: $320

** Webcast (4 credit maximum allowed for technologically assisted learning). **
Supporting Change - LGBTQ Recent Developments
Friday, September 4, 2020
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Attend Live OR Via Webcast!

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Half Day (morning or afternoon): $160
All Day: $320

** Webcast (4 credit maximum allowed for technologically assisted learning). **
Ethics & Professionalism (Lafayette)
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
DoubleTree Hotel
1521 W Pinhook Rd., Lafayette

Registration: Noon-12:30 p.m.
Seminar: 12:30-4:45 p.m.
Fee: $250/ $275 On-Site

Get your ethics & professionalism credits early!! *Attendance may qualify your firm for a Loss Control credit on your next professional liability policy written through CNA and administered by Gilsbar. (Subject to company underwriting guidelines: Call 1-800-GILSBAR for details.)
Bankrupty: Subchapter V
Friday, September 11, 2020
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Attend Live OR Via Webcast!

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Half Day (morning or afternoon): $160
All Day: $320

** Webcast (4 credit maximum allowed for technologically assisted learning). **
27th Annual Admiralty Symposium
Friday, September 18, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320
Ethics & Professionalism (New Orleans)
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Registration: 8:00-8:30 p.m.
Seminar: 8:30-12:45 p.m.
Fee: $250/ $275 On-Site

Get your ethics & professionalism credits early!! *Attendance may qualify your firm for a Loss Control credit on your next professional liability policy written through CNA and administered by Gilsbar. (Subject to company underwriting guidelines: Call 1-800-GILSBAR for details.)
Domestic Violence
Friday, September 25, 2020
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans


Attend Live OR Via Webcast!

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Half Day (morning or afternoon): $160
All Day: $320


** Webcast (4 credit maximum allowed for technologically assisted learning). **
Advanced Appellate Practice (New Orleans)
Friday, October 2, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320
New Discoveries in E-Discovery
Friday, October 9, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320

E-discovery is inextricably tied to technology and despite advances in best practices, the demands on lawyers and in-house legal teams continue to rise for a variety of reasons. Join legal professionals as they explore this dynamic field and how it continues to influence the practice of law. Ethics & professionalism credit included.
14th Annual Dispute Resolution Seminar
Friday, October 16, 2020
Co-Sponsored by the ADR Section

Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30p.m.
Fees -
• Section Member ..... $245 / $270 after Oct. 9
• Non-Section Member .......... $320 / $345 after Oct. 9
Tax CLE
Friday, October 23, 2020
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Attend Live OR Via Webcast!

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Half Day (morning or afternoon): $160
All Day: $320

** Webcast (4 credit maximum allowed for technologically assisted learning). **
Evidence Law Seminar
Friday, October 23, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320
CLE during Voodoo Fest!
Friday, October 30, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320

Join members of the bench and bar give their best and most successful tips for winning at trial!


Workers' Comp CLE
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. • Baton Rouge

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

This annual Workers' Comp CLE provides essential updates, guidance, and advice for Louisiana attorneys, employers, HR professionals, insurers, consultants and others who need the latest and most accurate information. Register and connect with leading workers’ comp attorneys.
20th Annual Complex Litigation Symposium
Friday, November 6, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320

This symposium features the nation’s leading complex litigation academicians, jurists and members of the bar. These are the folks that are writing about, presiding over and litigating the most significant cases in the country.
Energy & Environmental Law Summit
Friday, November 6, 2020
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Attend Live OR Via Webcast!

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Half Day (morning or afternoon): $160
All Day: $320

** Webcast (4 credit maximum allowed for technologically assisted learning). **

If your practice includes oil and gas matters, this summit is a MUST. With the rapid developments in the energy and environmental law arena, attendees will gain valuable information. Hear from leading attorneys in the oil and gas arena.
Advanced Appellate Practice (Lafayette)
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Lafayette, LA

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320

Practitioners are increasingly aware of the unique challenges and opportunities in the realm of appellate advocacy. Join members of the bench & bar for an in-depth, practical examination of LA appellate practice.
New York, New York Multi-Topic CLE
Saturday, November 21, 2020 - Tuesday, November 24, 2020
InterContinental New York Times Square Hotel
300 W 44th St. • New York

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

Back By Popular Demand!! 4-Day CLE ... Stay a little longer and enjoy New York's great sightseeing, museums & galleries, world class music & Broadway shows, awesome dining & spectacular shopping, kid friendly, and much more!
Motions - How Not to Go to Trial
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320
Ethics & Professionalism: Watch Your P's & Q's
Friday, December 4, 2020
New Orleans

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

BEAT the End-of-the-Year RUSH!! Get Your Ethics & Professionalism Credits ~ Available By-the-Hour ($90/CLE credit hour)
Trial Practice CLE
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Fee: $320

Always popular, this seminar will teach winning trial skills– from successful techniques of persuasion, closing statements and use of expert witnesses, through drafting an effective appeal, spoliation, and professionalism in the courtroom.
Pursuit of Balance: Life & Law
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Registration: 7:45-8:15 a.m.
Seminar: 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fee: $165

If you're finding it harder than ever to juggle the demands of your job and the rest of your life, you're not alone. Join us as highly respected speakers share their best strategies in our common “pursuit of balance”.
32nd Annual Summer School Revisited
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - Friday, December 11, 2020
New Orleans

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

Registration Fees:
Thursday & Friday
• Advance Registration ..... $445 • After Dec. 4 .......... $470

Thursday Only
• Advance Registration .......... $320 • After Dec. 4 .......... $345

Friday Only
• Advance Registration .......... $320 • After Dec. 4.......... $345

BACK TO SCHOOL! Join the LSBA for Summer School Revisited, a multi-topic CLE program that highlights presentations from the Summer School held in Sandestin. Get all of the required CLE credits before the Dec. 31st deadline!!
CLE Wrap Up!
Monday, December 14, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $90/hour

Multi-Topic programming and attendance by the hour are offered so that everyone "wraps up" the CLE requirement by the Dec. 31st deadline!
got CLE??
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
New Orleans

Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:00 a.m.-9:50 p.m.
Fee: $90/hour

BEAT the End-of-the-Year RUSH!! WE HAVE MULTI-TOPIC CLE ALL DAY & AVAILABLE BY-THE-HOUR!
Dazzling Disney! A Multi-Topic CLE Seminar
Monday, February 15, 2021 - Wednesday, February 17, 2021
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!

IMPORTANT NOTES TO REMEMBER WHEN REGISTRATION BECOMES AVAILABLE:
  • DINING RESERVATIONS! 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.
Mental Health & Crime Causation CLE
Friday, March 19, 2021
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320
#MeToo CLE
Friday, March 26, 2021
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320
Ageing Gracefully for Lawyers
Friday, April 9, 2021
New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320
Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600