LSBA Events and Seminars

Expert Witnesses: What you need to know to win your case - from the experts!
Friday, September 30, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St.
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lawyers know that sometimes the difference between winning and losing comes down to expert testimony. This seminar brings together a group of the leading experts to help you do just that.
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2016 Energy and Environmental Law Summit
Friday, October 07, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans
Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

This summit is a MUST for all oil and gas practitioners. With the rapid developments in the energy and environmental law arena, attendees will gain valuable information!!
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Professionalism Facilitator Training Workshop
Saturday, October 08, 2016
Get Involved! Become a LSBA Professionalism Facilitator - Workshop Training
Saturday,October 8, 2016

Registration: 9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. 
Training Workshop: 9:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Hilton •201 Lafayette Street • Baton Rouge

If you've ever thought “I could do that” while you were sitting in a CLE, you may want to consider becoming a LSBA Professionalism Facilitator. Facilitators are attorney volunteers that give of their time to educate others on promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. If you are interested in joining us for workshop training, view event details to register!   

3.00 Professionlism credit hours 

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2016 Louisiana Justice Community Conference (By Invitation Only)
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Friday, October 14, 2016
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.

This year, we are also offering CINC pre-conference by invitation. If you would like to register for the pre-conference in addition to the Justice Community Conference, simply add the item to your shopping cart. 

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2016 Military Law CLE - New Orleans
Friday, October 14, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans
Registration - 8:00 a.m.
Seminar - 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Join us to hear from nationally-renowned speakers, including our special guest and former General Counsel of the Army and Air Force, the Honorable Charles A. Blanchard
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10th Annual Dispute Resolution Seminar - Baton Rouge
Friday, October 14, 2016
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
201 Lafayette St. • Baton Rouge

Co-sponsored by the LSBA and the ADR Section - SECTION MEMBERS RECEIVE DISCOUNT

ADR Section's Annual Meeting will be held during lunch from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch is included in the registration fee for ADR Section Members.

Explore, recognize and understand how the world and the face of conflict have changed in the 21st Century.

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56th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Westin New Orleans Canal Place Hotel
100 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

Registration: 7:30-8 a.m.
Seminar:  8:00 a.m.-6:15 p.m.

Co-Sponsored by the LSBA & the Young Lawyers Section

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.

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Marketing Monday: Lawyer Specific Social Media - Make it Work for You!
Monday, October 24, 2016
10:00-11:00 a.m.
La. Bar Center • 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

( 1 CLE credit)
Megan Hargroder, presenter
Learn which social media tools are the most effective for lawyers and how to use them.
Only $10. Space limited.
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TECH TUESDAY: Civil E-Discovery for Solos: Drafting, Follow Up & Sanctions
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
9:30-10:30 a.m.
La. Bar Center • 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

(1.0 hr. LPM CLE)
Todd Slack, presenter
E-Discovery rules have changed recently. Learn how to satisfy them with effective drafting and follow up, and how to avoid sanctions.
Only $10. Space limited.
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2016 Voodoo Fest CLE
Friday, October 28, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

Don’t miss this valuable seminar! You'll walk awaywith effective trial techniques backed by veteran trial lawyers and judges. Learn what other successful lawyers already know.

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2016 Workers' Comp CLE: Putting Recent Developments to Work
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. • Baton Rouge

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar:  8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

With the world is constantly evolving, we will continue to experience changes that will impact the workers compensation arena. Although the state of the workers comp market is calm for now, increasing medical costs, changing regulations and cyber attacks could threaten the line.
Join EDWARD “TED” ROBERTS III and JAMES D. HOLLIER, seminar co-chairs, as well as esteemed workers’ comp judges and lawyers who practice in this area, for the “nuts & bolts” of workers’ comp.

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2016 Ethics & Professionalism - Bossier City
Friday, November 04, 2016
Joint Program co-sponsored by LSBA & Gilsbar Specialty Insurance Services, L.L.C.

Horseshoe Bossier City
711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fee: $250

Get your required 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.)
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16th Annual Class Action/Complex Litigation Symposium
Friday, November 11, 2016
Windsor Court Hotel
300 Gravier St. • New Orleans

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

Co-Sponsored by the Insurance, Tort, Workers Comp. and Admiralty Law Section
Section Members Receive Discount!

Complex litigation presents high stake challenges and demands creative thinking. RICHARD J. ARSENAULT, seminar chair, brings together power hitters from around the country to explore critical developments and new trends.

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An Evening with the New Orleans Pelicans (Pelicans VS Celtics)
Monday, November 14, 2016
New Orleans Smoothie King Center

Registration: 3-3:30 p.m.
CLE:  3:30-4:30 p.m.
Game:  7-9:30 p.m.
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In-House Counsel/Outside Practice CLE
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

Co–Sponsorship by the Civil Law & Litigation Section - Members Receive Discount!

Join LYNN LUKER, seminar chair, and a wealth of experienced speakers as they share beneficial information for developing a productive long-term relationship between in-house counsel and their outside practice colleagues.
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Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Monday, November 21, 2016

InterContinental New York Times Square
300 West 44th St.
New York, NY
Registration: Sat., Nov. 19 at 7:30 a.m.

New York is . . . Great Sightseeing, Museums and Galleries, Music & Broadway Shows, Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Extravaganza, Awesome Dining & Shopping! New York City has it all!!

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Ethics & Professionalism: Watch Your P's & Q's
Friday, December 02, 2016

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar Schedule: By the hour

BEAT the End-of-the-Year RUSH!! Get Your Ethics & Professionalism Credits. Registration options include one hour, two hours, 1/2 day or full day.

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An Evening with the New Orleans Pelicans (Pelicans VS Grizzlies)
Monday, December 05, 2016
New Orleans Smoothie King Center

Registration:  3-3:30 p.m.
CLE:  3:30-5:30 p.m.
Game: 7-9:30 p.m.

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28th Annual Summer School Revisited - New Orleans
Thursday, December 08, 2016 - Friday, December 09, 2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.

The Pursuit of Balance: Life & Law - New Orleans
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.

Trial Practice CLE - New Orleans
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St., New Orleans

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

Trial practice is the anatomy of a trial and includes various stages. Join ROBERT A. KUTCHER, seminar chair, and an impressive roster of leaders from both sides of the bar, as well as members of the judiciary, as they discuss trial techniques.

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CLE Wrap Up - New Orleans
Friday, December 16, 2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
Natchitoches Lights CLE
Friday, December 16, 2016

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Chateau Saint Denis Hotel • 751 Second Street • Natchitoches, LA

Registration: 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Registration Fee: $25.00
CLE Credits Hours: 4.00 hours (including ethics and professionalism --- pending approval)

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Dazzling Disney CLE Multi-Topic CLE
Monday, February 27, 2017 - Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Dazzling Disney Multi-Topic CLE
Feb. 27- March 1, 2017
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Get away from the Mardi Gras madness and join us in Magic Kindgom!! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!

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