LSBA's Inaugural Specialty Bars Conference

If you prefer not to register online, please click here for the 2016 SBC Attorney Registration Form. Submission instructions are on the form.

Registration: 8:30 am - 8:45 am

Conference: 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $55

CLE Credits Hours: 5.50 hours

Full registration includes access to conference sessions, lunch, coffee breaks, and electronic course materials. Written course materials will not be available.

8:30 am - 8:45 am - Registration

8:45 am - 9:00 am - Welcoming Remarks/Sponsor Recognition

9:00 am - 10:30 am - Session One (1.50 Professionalism credit hours)  "Louisiana Circuit Courts of Appeal Recent Developments"

*Also approved for 1.50 hours of appellate practice specialization credit

10:30 am - 10:40 am - Networking Break

10:40 am - 11:40 am - Session Two (1.00 Ethics credit hour) "Defending Disciplinary Action"

11:40 am - 12:40 pm - Lunch

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm - Session Three (1.00 credit hour) "The Continuing Struggle of Desegregation"

1:40 pm - 1:50 pm - Networking Break

1:50 pm - 2:50 pm - Session Four (1.00 credit hour) “Overview of Federal Practice”

2:50 pm - 3:00 pm - Networking Break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Session Five (1.00 credit hour) “The Future of the Legal Profession: Making Strides with Technology”


Registration Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing and sent to Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. Cancellations received in writing before August 8, 2016 will be fully refunded minus a $25.00 administrative fee. If written confirmation of cancellation is not received by August 8, 2016, no refunds or credits will be issued of any kind. Credits will be processed within two weeks of receipt of the cancellation request.

Need a hotel room? We have a great rate!!
The LSBA has reserved a block of rooms at the Ritz Carlton New Orleans at a discounted rate of $133.00 per night (excluding taxes and fees). You are urged to make reservations early, as there are only a limited number of rooms available at the discounted rate listed above. The LSBA room block is reserved for seminar attendees only. 

In order to reserve a room with a king-size bed, please click here

To reserve a room with two double beds, please click here

Hotel Reservation/Cancellation Policy: All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card by July 21, 2016 and the credit card will be charged a deposit of one night’s room and tax when reservations are made. Any requests received after July 21, 2016 will be handled on a space and rate availability basis only. Please note that if your plans change and you do not timely cancel your room reservation prior to arrival, you are responsible for the room charge.

 For more information, contact: Member Outreach and Diversity team members by email:

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