LSBA Events and Seminars


2018 CLE during Jazz Fest: The Song and Art of Persuasion
Friday, April 27, 2018
New Orleans Marriott Hotel
555 Canal St • New Orleans

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

This year’s CLE during Jazz Fest program focuses on the art of persuation. Respected and experienced trial lawyers share their hard earned knowledge on the best tips and techniques for successful persuasion.

JAZZ FEST TICKETS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE

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FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - Covington
Friday, May 4, 2018
FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - Covington!  REGISTRATION CLOSED. WAIT LIST ONLY.  See conference website for wait list details.  

**If unable to attend after registering, please send email (techcenter@lsba.org) with "CANCELLATION - FOUR CORNERS - COVINGTON" in the subject line.** 

Seven FREE CLE Hours (4 hrs LPM CLE; 2 hrs Ethics; 1 hr Professionalism) + LUNCH!  Online Registration Only.  Space Limited. 

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Hanging Out Your Own Shingle
Monday, May 7, 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018

JW Marriott Hotel

614 Canal St. • New Orleans

Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

This add-on option to the Bridging the Gap program will provide practical "need to know" information about starting a solo practice.
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58th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Monday, May 8-9, 2018

JW Marriott Hotel

614 Canal St. • New Orleans

Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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.

Join us for this two-day program presented by skilled, highly respected practitioners and jurists to learn practical information that hopefully will serve you well throughout your legal careers.

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FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - Lake Charles
Friday, May 11, 2018
FOUR CORNERS - Lake Charles

REGISTRATION OPEN!

Seven FREE CLE Hours (4 hrs LPM CLE; 2 hr Ethics; 1 hr Professionalism) + LUNCH!  Online Registration Only.  Space Limited.

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The 2018 Tax Reform Bill - What You Need to Know
Friday, May 11, 2018
Co-Sponsored by the Taxation Section - Section members receive $25 discount!

LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave. • New Orleans

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


** Attendees can register to attend in-person OR participate via webcast. Both options have been approved for 6 hours of CLE credit, including 1 hour of professionalism. **

SPECIALIZATION CREDIT!
This program is approved for a total of 6 hours of Tax Law specialization credit and 6 hours of Estate Planning and Administration speciaization credit.

Introduced in November 2017 the 2018 Tax Reform Bill was formerly called the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”. This seminar will cover a basic overview of those changes, Congressional issues, the affect on estate planning, choice of entity and Louisiana’s take on the changes.


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FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - West Monroe
Thursday, May 17, 2018
FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - West Monroe!   REGISTRATION OPEN!

Seven FREE CLE Hours (4 hrs LPM CLE; 2 hr2 Ethics; 1 hr Professionalism) + LUNCH!  Online Registration Only.  Space Limited.

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FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - Bossier City/S'Port
Friday, May 18, 2018
FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - Bossier City/S'Port  REGISTRATION OPEN!

Seven FREE CLE Hours (4 hrs LPM CLE; 2 hrs Ethics; 1 hr Professionalism) + LUNCH!  Online Registration Only.  Space Limited.
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Ethics & Professionalism Summer Rerun
Friday, June 15, 2018
Joint program co-sponsored by LSBA & Gilsbar Specialty Insurance Services, L.L.C.

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St., New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-10:40 p.m.

Don't Wait Until the End of the Year! Get Your Ethics & Professionalism This Summer ~ Only $55 per hour!!
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Employment Law Update 2017
Friday, August 17, 2018
Hyatt Centric French Quarter
800 Rue Iberville, New Orleans

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

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Written/Oral Argument
Friday, August 24, 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.

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Specialty Bars Conference
Saturday, August 25, 2018
Save the Date!

Specialty Bars Conference
August 25, 2018
Ritz Carlton New Orleans • 921 Canal St. • New Orleans, LA

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

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Ethics & Professionalism (Lafayette)
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
DoubleTree Hotel
1521 W Pinhook Rd. • Lafayette

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

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Personal Injury - Co-Sponsored by the Civil Law & Litigation Section
Friday, September 7, 2018 - Monday, September 7, 2048
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.

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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.

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Ethics & Professionalism (New Orleans)
Friday, September 21, 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.

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Depositions CLE
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.

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ERISA CLE
Friday, September 28, 2018
LA Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave. • New Orleans

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

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Boomer/Elder Law CLE
Friday, October 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.

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12th Annual Dispute Resolution Seminar
Friday, October 12, 2018
Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. • New Orleans

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

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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.-4:30 p.m.

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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.

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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 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN JULY 2018

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.

To be eligible to attend free-of-charge, you must either:
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)

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 when registration opens.
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.

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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.

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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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18th Annual Class Action/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.

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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.

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Advanced Appellate Practice
Friday, November 30, 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.

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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.

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E-Discovery CLE
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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