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TECH TUESDAY: Choosing and Using Cloud Technology
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
REG CLOSED; ON SITE, WALK-IN REG ONLY
TECH TUESDAY:  Choosing and Using Cloud Technology with Shawn L. Holahan, LSBA'S Practice Management Counsel.

This seminar will review the factors that you should consider when choosing providers of cloud tehcnology into your law practice. 
  • In Person at the Bar Center OR via Webcast! Your choice!
  • 10:15 - 10:30 am Registration; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Presentation
  • This session qualifies for 1 hour of LPM CLE (and does not count toward the 4 hr. limitation under Rule 3(d) of Continuing Legal Education).
  • Register online only.

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LSBA Diversity and Inclusion Managers Summit
Friday, August 24, 2018
Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Managers, Committee Members and Managing Partners are encouraged to attend. 

Ritz Carlton Hotel 
921 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA

Registration:  8:15 am - 8:45 am

Seminar: 8:45 am - 2:45 pm

Cost: $50

The Diversity and Inclusion Managers Summit is an opportunity to discuss how Diversity and Inclusion managers can cultivate a culture where all talented contributors—regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or natural origin—can have and can see a path to long-term success.

This program is eligible for 4.25 hours of CLE credit (including Professionalism)

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MANAGEMENT MONDAY: New Ways to Skin a Cat - Getting Paid and Funding Family Law Matters
Monday, August 27, 2018
MANAGEMENT MONDAY:  New Ways to Skin a Cat - Getting Paid and Funding Family Law Matters
  • In Person at the Bar Center OR via Webcast! Your choice!
  • 10:15 - 10:30 am Registration; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Presentation
  • This session qualifies for 1 hour of LPM CLE (and does not count toward the 4 hr. limitation under Rule 3(d) of Continuing Legal Education).
  • ONLY $10!
  • Register online only.

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TECH TUESDAYS: Get to the Top of Search Results
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
TECH TUESDAY:  Getting to the Top of Search Results
  • In Person at the Bar Center OR via Webcast! Your choice!
  • 10:15 - 10:30 am Registration; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Presentation
  • This session qualifies for 1 hour of LPM CLE (and does not count toward the 4 hr. limitation under Rule 3(d) of Continuing Legal Education).
  • ONLY $10!
  • Register online only.

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Social Media: Law, Policy and Tips
Friday, August 31, 2018
NEW LOCATION!!
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave. • New Orleans


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

Social media is powerful and has touched almost every aspect of a lawyer’s practice. This seminar will provide lawyers with the latest laws regarding social media and the ethical quagmires that social media may create.
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Tricks of the Trade in Family Law - PART 2
Friday, August 31, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

Diverse and distinguished speakers will cover new developments in jurisprudence, custody & adoption law, spousal support, & common traps for Family Law practitioners. Approved for 6.5 hours of Family Law Specialization credits!

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Ethics & Professionalism (Lafayette)
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
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 my 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.)
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Trips, Slips & Major Mishaps - Personal Injury 2018
Friday, September 7, 2018
Co-Sponsored by the LSBA Civil Law & Litigation Section - Members Receive $25 Discount!!

Hyatt Cenric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

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

Every tort claim, regardless of its basis, has two basic issues—liability and damages. Causes for the injury may fall under intentional, negligence, or strict liability.  A personal injury case determines whether the defendant is liable for the damages sustained, as well as the nature and extent of the damages. This seminar will cover different aspects of a personal injury case, including case evaluation, experts, motions, mediation, and tips for winning your case. Ethics and professionalism credit included.
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25th Annual Admiralty Symposium
Friday, September 14, 2018
Windsor Court Hotel
300 Gravier St., New Orleans

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

REGISTER NOW for this popular annual program! RICHARD J. ARSENAULT, seminar chair since the program’s inception leads the discussions. Presentation topics include personal jurisdiction, prosecuting & defending maritime injury claims, litigating maritime asbestos related claims, punitive damages, and  recent admiralty rulings. The afternoon presentations include ethics, professionalism, and tips from the bench  Leave prepared with a solid understanding of the latest issues on the high seas!
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Ethics & Professionalism (New Orleans)
Friday, September 21, 2018
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Fee: $250 / $275 On-Site


Get your ethics & professionalism credits early!! *Attendance my 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.)

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The Art of Depositions
Friday, September 28, 2018
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $320 / $345 after Sept. 21

Experienced litigators offer practical advice and best practices for new lawyers and seasoned attorneys. Learn techniques and strategies for mastering the art of depositions.
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ERISA: The Razzle Dazzle of Employee Benefits
Friday, September 28, 2018
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave. • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:15 a.m.
Seminar: 8:15 a.m.-4:15p.m.
Fees: 1/2 Day - $160 / All Day - $320

This CLE offers 2 module options (Act 1 & Act 2), 2 registration options and professionalism (Intermission) credit!

Module 1 (Act 1): ERISA for the General Practitioner, scheduled the first half of the day, covers ERISA as it affects the practice of a general practitioner, such as in employment cases, disability cases, family law, and certain tort and medical malpractice cases. The session will provide attendees information that will help them avoide missteps when ERISA issues surface, often un-expectantly, as well as practices to avoid triggering ERISA issues through over-pleading.
Module 2 (Act 2): Cutting Edge Recent Developments of Interest, scheduled the second half of the day, will cover ERISA recent developments for the experienced ERISA practitioner.

Register for Module 1 only, Module 2 only, or both modules. Attend in-person (space limited to 25) OR via webcast.
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12th Annual Dispute Resolution Seminar - Strategic Negotiation: Advanced Mediator Techniques for the Bargaining Stage
Friday, October 12, 2018
Co-Sponsored by the ADR Section - Members Receive $75 Discount!!

Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Fees -
• Section Member ..... $245 / $270 after Oct. 5
• Non-Section Member .......... $320 / $345 after Oct. 5

“Strategic Negotiation” refers to the effective application of both the Distributive and Integrative approaches to bargaining.  In this interactive seminar participants will learn how to assist negotiators in applying both models, as well as exploring practical techniques for “bridging the gap” and creative problem solving, to achieve the best results for all.
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Hanging Out Your Own Shingle
Monday, October 15, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

More information coming soon ...
58th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
2018 Louisiana Justice Community Conference (By Invitation Only)
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - Friday, October 19, 2018
Crown Plaza Executive Center 
4728 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

For two days, public interest advocates will come together to learn, network, and collaborate with justice community members from around the state. In addition to regular conference programming, we will distribute two Civil Legal Aid Awards to recognize colleagues who have developed innovative ways of delivering legal services and provided exemplary service to those most in need.

As always, the Louisiana State Bar Association is proud to provide the conference for civil legal aid attorneys working fulltime with a qualified program. The event is by invitation only. To be eligible to attend the LA Justice Community Conference free-of-charge, you must be employed full-time by a qualified civil legal aid provider (see list here)

In addition to the regularly scheduled program, the conference will also offer the CINC pre-conference by invitation only on Thursday, October 18 and the Louisiana Bar Foundation Sponsored PRIME Options Training on Friday, October 19. If you would like to register for either of these events, simply add the item to your shopping cart when registering.

To be eligible to attend the CINC Pre-conference free-of-charge, you must:
1) Be employed full-time by a qualified civil legal aid provider (see list); OR
2) Provide contract CINC services for a qualified civil legal aid provider (see list)

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Law Practice Management CLE
Friday, October 19, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

Are you managing your office efficiently?  Are you using technology in your practice to your client’s advantage?  Technology and office management is just as important as substantive law.  Get your law office, whether large or small, humming with the practical tips offered at this seminar.

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CLE during Voodoo Fest!
Friday, October 26, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
Workers' Comp. 2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. • Baton Rouge

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

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GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC LAW SECTION - PRACTICE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR XV111
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - Friday, November 2, 2018
SAVE THE DATE:  The Government and Public Law Section will be hosting it's annual seminar "Practice in the Public Sector XVIII" on Thursday, November 1 and Friday, November 2, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA  Lunch will be provided on Friday, November 2.  For more information, please contact Christine A. Richard, Program Coordinator/Marketing & Sections at crichard@lsba.org.
When the Parent Becomes the Child: Advising Caregivers of Elderly Persons
Friday, November 2, 2018
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

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

Co-Sponsored by the Trusts, Estate, Probate and Immovable Property Law Section -

MEMBERS RECEIVE $50 DISCOUNT!

Approved for 6.25 hours of Estate Planning and Administration Specialization Credit!!

Lawyers practicing elder law are instrumental in navigating challenging circumstances aging clients face or clients caring for an elderly loved one. This may include discussing the legal implications about advanced directives, end of life decisions, and POAs; Medicaid planning, claims and appeals; advocating the rights of nursing home residents; reporting elder abuse; and planning for long term care. This program will address these issues and provide sound advice from lawyers well versed in this area.

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Written/Oral Argument
Monday, November 5, 2018
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
18th Annual Complex Litigation Symposium
Friday, November 9, 2018
JW Marriott Hotel
614 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

Co-Sponsored by National Board of Trial Advocacy

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.

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Energy & Environmental Law Summit
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
New York, New York Multi-Topic CLE
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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!
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Advanced Appellate Practice
Friday, November 30, 2018
Co-Sponsored by the Civil Law and Litigation Section - SECTION MEMBERS RECEIVE DISCOUNT!

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

Practitioners are increasingly aware of the unique challenges and opportunities in the realm of appellate advocacy. Join seminar chairs JUDGE SYLVIA COOKS and THOMAS FLANAGAN, twelve (12) sitting appellate judges, and several leaders of the appellate bar for an in-depth, practical examination of  appellate practice in Louisiana.

Approved for 6.25 hours of Appellate Practice Specialization credit.
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Evidence Law Seminar
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
E-Discovery Boot Camp
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

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Motions, Motions, Motions ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
Ethics & Professionalism: Watch Your P's & Q's
Friday, December 7, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

CLE by-the-hour! More information coming soon ...
Trial Practice CLE
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
Pursuit of Balance: Life & Law
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 rue Iberville • New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
30th Annual Summer School Revisited
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - Friday, December 14, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
Natchitoches Lights CLE
Friday, December 14, 2018
Save the Date!

Natchitoches Lights CLE Seminar
December 14, 2018
Chateau Saint Denis Hotel • 751 Second Street • Natchitoches, LA

Hosted by Louisiana State Bar Diversity Committee's Specialty Bars Subcommittee 

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

SAVE THE DATE !! More information coming soon ...
2019 Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession
Friday, March 8, 2019
Save the Date! 

2019 Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession  
"Strides in Diversity: Opening Doors for the Next Generation" 
March 8, 2019
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel • 500 Canal St. • New Orleans, LA
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.

More information coming soon ...
Bankruptcy Law CLE
Friday, April 5, 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.

More information coming soon ...
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)!!

Same venue, but at a later time in the year and with a Tuesday/Wednesday combination!  SAVE THE DATE!   You KNOW you want to go!! 

Please send all topic, speaker and exhibitor inquiries to Shawn L. Holahan
Immigration Law CLE
Friday, April 26, 2019
New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
CLE during Jazz Fest
Friday, April 26, 2019
New Orleans

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

More information coming soon ...
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 ...
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