LSBA Events and Seminars


YLD Professional Development CLE Seminar
Friday, January 20, 2017
The Young Lawyers Division will present its annual Professional Development CLE seminar on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The seminar is open to the first 175 Young Lawyers who register. 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).
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MANAGEMENT MONDAY: Online Marketing Secrets Revealed
Monday, January 30, 2017
10:00-11:00 a.m.
La. Bar Center • 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans


(Does Not Qualify for CLE credit)
Megan Hargroder, presenter
Learn five things to do to get at the top of a Google search without buying ads! 
Only $10. Space limited.
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TECH TUESDAY: Cloud-Based Collaborative Tools to Manage Your Practice
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
10:00-11:00 a.m.
La. Bar Center • 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

(1.0 hr. LPM CLE)
Abid Hussain, presenter
Learn cloud-based collaborative tools to manage your practice. 
Only $10. Space limited.
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Louisiana State Bar Association Black History CLE Seminar
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The LSBA's Young Lawyers Division Diversity Minority Involvement Committee and the Committee on Diversity in the Legal Profession (Pipeline and Outreach Subcommittee) are coming together to host a free Black History Month CLE Seminar.

Date:
February 16, 2017
Seminar: 2:15 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.
Adams and Reese LLP • 450 Laurel Street • Suite 1900 • Baton Rouge, LA
FEE: FREE TO ALL ATTORNEYS

CLE CREDIT HOURS:
2.25 Credit Hours (Pending Approval)



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MANAGEMENT MONDAY: Turning Social Media into Admissible Evidence
Monday, February 20, 2017
10:00-11:00 a.m.
La. Bar Center • 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

(1 LPM CLE credit)
Gayle O'Connor, presenter
Learn how to turn social media ito admissible evidence.
Only $10. Space limited.
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TECH TUESDAY: Manage Your Practice Through Document Automation
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Feb. 21, 2017
10:00-11:00 a.m.
La. Bar Center • 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

(1.0 hr. LPM CLE credit)
Austin Benton, presenter
Learn how to manage your practice through document automation.
Only $10. Space limited.
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Dazzling Disney CLE Multi-Topic CLE
Monday, February 27, 2017 - Wednesday, March 1, 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!!


ROOM BLOCK ENDS FEB 1!! Don't miss out on the $269/night rate at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Limited rooms available!
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LSBA's 10th Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Friday, March 10, 2017
EARLY REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for the tenth year of the ONLY conference dedicated completely to the small office practitioner.  THE one-stop conference with multitracks of relevant topics, top vendors, and notable speakers from all over the US -  substantive law updates (more of them this year!), law office management, latest legal tech, ethics, professionalism - it's all here!  Take advantage of early bird pricing until Feb. 6, 2017!  Only $250 for breakfast and lunch both days, Thursday night reception, your ENTIRE CLE requirement with solo friends from around the state!  Don't let this one pass you by.  You know you want to go!   
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017, and Friday, March 10, 2017
  • Sheraton New Orleans; 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & SPEAKER LIST NOW POSTED!

   
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Tenth Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession
Friday, March 24, 2017
Please join the LSBA, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and a host of statewide local and specialty bar associations for the Tenth Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession. This year’s theme is “Diversity is Good for Everyone.”

Friday, March 24, 2017
New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
5.50 CLE Credit Hours (including Ethics and Professionalism) Pending Approval

Early Registration (through February 17, 2017): $65 
Regular Registration (after February 17, 2017): $90


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French Quarter Fest CLE: 9th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
Friday, April 7, 2017

Registration - 8:00 a.m. / Seminar - 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel - 500 Canal St.

The Blood and Guts of the Law: Exploring Practical Issues in Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Litigation
Friday, April 7, 2017
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville • New Orleans

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

Medical Malpractice litigators are familiar with medical treatment gone wrong. During the course of treatment, preventable accidents, whether negligent or accidental, leave patients injured. Patients and health care providers alike are faced with the task of case investigation and litigation under the Medical Malpractice Act. The seminar will cover topics pertinent to the plaintiff and defendant, including the effective navigation of the Medical Review Panel process, strategies for case assessment and expert depositions and how to properly settle health care liens. Other topics, such as HIPAA/HITECH compliance and legal implications relating to the formation of health care business entities, will also be addressed. This seminar is a “must” for anyone practicing medical malpractice.
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Immigration Law Update 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017
Hyatt Centric Hotel
800 Rue Iberville, New Orleans

Registration - 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar - 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Consumer Law Protection & Mortgage Lending
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Louisiana Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Registration - 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar - 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Healthcare Law 2017
Friday, April 28, 2017
Louisiana Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

Registration - 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar - 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
2017 CLE during Jazz Fest: Handling the Complex Case - Jazz It Up!
Friday, April 28, 2017
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

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

This year’s CLE during Jazz Fest program focuses on the different phases of a complex litigation case and how to handle them.

JAMES BROWN, seminar chair, coordinated this program to help lawyers of all skill levels obtain the necessary skills for a successful outcome from a complex case. Young lawyer or seasoned veteran, plaintiff or defense counsel, this program will assist you in your pre-trial preparation and trial thereafter. Don’t miss this day of trial skills that will make you more effective in the courtroom. Earn a maximum of 6 hours of CLE credit, including the required 1 hour of professionalism!
LSBA FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - COVINGTON
Friday, May 5, 2017
TBA
LSBA FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - LAKE CHARLES
Friday, May 12, 2017
TBA
LSBA FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - WEST MONROE
Thursday, May 18, 2017
TBA
LSBA FOUR CORNERS SEMINAR - SHREVEPORT
Friday, May 19, 2017
TBA
Ethics & Professionalism Summer Rerun
Friday, June 16, 2017

Registration - 8:00 a.m. / Seminar 8:30-10:40 a.m.
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel - 500 Canal St.

Don't Wait Til the End-of-the-Year!
GET YOUR ETHICS & PROFESSIONALISM NOW!!
$55 per hour ~ Registration is OPEN


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