Ethics & Professionalism: Watch Your P's & Q's

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:20 p.m.

BEAT the End-of-the-Year RUSH!! Get Your Ethics & Professionalism Credits ~ Available By-the-Hour

Click P's & Q's to download the seminar flyer.
Registration Fees

• One Hour .....  $90
• Two Hours ..... $180
• 1/2 Day .....   $270 (AM Schedule: 8:30-11:50 a.m. / PM Schedule: 1:00-4:20 p.m.)
• Full Day .....  $320

(The fee includes printed course materials, seminar attendance and coffee/refreshment breaks.)

Registrations received after November 30 and on-site registrations are not guaranteed printed seminar materials at the time, however, will receive electeronic seminar materials.

Cancellation of registration must be received in writing by the LSBA no later than Nov. 30. Cancellations will receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative charge. Absolutely no refunds will be made after Nov. 30.

CLE CREDITS: This program has been approved for a maximum of 6 CLE credits, including 3 hours of ethics and 3 hours of professionalism.
Hotel Information:
Although the LSBA does not have a room block at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, discount rates for LSBA members may be available. Contact: Reservations at (888) 627-7033 or Lisa Scollo at Be sure to mention Louisiana State Bar Association. Availability is not guaranteed. Prevailing rates may apply.

For more information, contact: CLE Dept. at (800) 421-5722

Annette Buras               Bridget Berins
(504) 619-0102            (504) 619-0137 



Hon. Randall L. Bethancourt •32nd Judicial District Court • Houma

James A. Brown • Liskow & Lewis • New Orleans


8:00-8:30 a.m.

8:30-9:30 a.m. – (1 credit)
Ethics Round Up – The Year in Review
Prof. Dane S. Ciolino • Loyola University College of Law • New Orleans

9:40-10:40 a.m. - (1 credit)

Ethics and the Opioid Epidemic: Ethical, Legal and Medical Implications
Moderator:        Melissa M. Lessell • Deutsch Kerrigan• New Orleans
Panelists:          Robert A. Kutcher • Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais • Metairie
                        Dr. Arwen Podesta • Podesta Psychiatry • New Orleans

10:50 a.m.-11:50 p.m. - ( 1 credit)

Professionalism and the #MeToo Movement – The Times They Are A Changin’
Katie E. Lasky • Lasky Murphy • New Orleans
Kerry A. Murphy • Lasky Murphy • New Orleans
James A. Brown • Liskow & Lewis • New Orleans

11:50 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:00-2:00 p.m. – (1 credit)

Ethics and the #MeToo Movement – Ethical and Legal Challenges
James A. Brown • Liskow & Lewis • New Orleans
Sean M. Toomey • Liskow & Lewis • New Orleans

2:10-3:10 p.m. – (1 credit)

Professionalism – A Few Thoughts on the Art of Persuasion
James A. Brown • Liskow & Lewis • New Orleans

3:20-4:20 p.m. – (1 credit)

Professionalism from the Bench: Do’s & Don’ts
Moderator:        Hon. Randall L. Bethancourt • 32nd Judicial District Court • Houma
Panelists:          Hon. Paula A. Brown • 4th Circuit Court of Appeal • New Orleans
                        Hon. Daniel J. Ellender • 4th Judicial District Court • Monroe
                        Hon. Pamela T. Johnson • East Baton Rouge Juvenile Court • Baton Rouge
                        Hon. Walter I Lanier III • 17th Judicial District Court • Thibodaux
                        Hon. Juan W. Pickett • 32nd Judicial District Court • Houma

Those who plan and teach LSBA seminar are volunteers. Their generous contributions of time, talent and energy make this and every LSBA seminar a success. We deeply appreciate their work.

The LSBA continues to encourage all its members to participate in the preparation and presentation of LSBA CLE programs.

* Please contact the LSBA CLE Dept. if you have a disability which may require special accommodations at this program. The LSBA is committed to enduring full accessibility for all registrants. *
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