YLD Professional Development CLE Seminar

The Louisiana State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will present its annual Professional Development CLE seminar on Friday, January 19 at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel (7000 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA).  The seminar is open to the first 175 young lawyers who register. Online registration will close at 3 p.m. on Jan. 17, however on-site registration will be available. The program has applied for 4 hours of CLE credit (including 1 hour of ethics, 1 hour of professionalism and 1 hour of law office management).


The Professional Development CLE is open to Young Lawyers ONLY. The registration cost is $30.

Included in Member Registration:

  • Seminar attendance
  • Electronic course materials provided via link *
  • Continental breakfast on morning of seminar
  • Coffee/refreshment break

*Important Note: A link to the seminar materials will be emailed to your email of record with the LSBA prior to the seminar. You may decide to print the materials in advance and bring with you, or download to your electronic device to view in the seminar. If you choose to review the materials from your laptop or other electronic device, we strongly suggest you charge the battery, as electrical outlets may be limited. Internet access will not be available in the meeting room.

Cancellation of registration must be received in writing by the LSBA no later than Monday, January 15, 2018. Cancellations will receive a full refund. Absolutely no refunds will be made after Monday, January 15. If you register on or after Monday, January 15, 2018 No refunds will be given.


7:30 - 7:50 a.m.

7:50 - 8 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8 - 9 a.m.
(Session One - Law Practice Management) 
"Tips and Technology to Maximize Productivity"
David H. Ogwyn • Ogwyn Law Firm LLC, Baton Rouge

9 - 10 a.m.
(Session Two) 
"Do Good, Do Well, Do Pro Bono"
Monte T. Mollere • LSBA Access to Justice Director, New Orleans
Amy E. Duncan • LSBA Access to Justice Training and Projects Counsel, New Orleans 
Rachel M. Mills • LSBA Access to Justice Projects Counsel, New Orleans

10 - 11 a.m. 
(Session Three - Ethics) 
"Mediation Ethics"
Hon. Suzan S. Ponder (Ret.) • Baton Rouge City Court, Baton Rouge

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
(Session Four - Professionalism) 
"Who is a Professional?"
Hon. Guy P. Holdridge • First Circuit Court of Appeal, Gonzales

12 - 12:10 p.m.
Wrap Up

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