LSBA Events and Seminars


MANAGEMENT MONDAY - Is Your Law Office HIPAA Compliant? Steps to Make Sure
Monday, October 23, 2017
MANAGEMENT MONDAY:  Is Your Law Office HIPAA Compliant?  Steps to Make Sure - One hour LPM CLE; $10 registration fee; in person at the Bar Center and via webinar (link to be provided); 10:15 am to 11:30 am (presentation 10:30 - 11:30 am).  Lyn Savoie, Esq., Presenter - REGISTRATION OPEN
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TECH TUESDAY - Preventive Measures to Protect Against Identity Theft
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
TECH TUESDAY:  Preventive Measures to Protect Against Identity Theft.  One hour LPM CLE; $10 registration fee; in person at the Bar Center and via webinar (link to be provided); 10:15 am to 11:30 am (presentation 10:30 - 11:30 am).  Melony Knab and Ann Williamson, Esq., Presenter - REGISTRATION OPEN!
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Voodoo CLE Seminar - ANATOMY OF A JURY TRIAL
Friday, October 27, 2017
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville, New Orleans

Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Litigators Beware! Spend a day with members of the bench and bar as they analyze the frightening factors of a trial that can individually or collectively make or break a case.
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MANAGEMENT MONDAYS - What Most Lawyers Don't Know About Business Partnership Agreements
Monday, October 30, 2017
MANAGEMENT MONDAY:  What Most Lawyers Don't Know About Business Partnership Agreements - One hour LPM CLE; $10 registration fee; in person at the Bar Center and via webinar (link to be provided); 10:15 am to 11:30 am (presentation 10:30 - 11:30 am).  Andrew Legrand, Esq., Presenter - REGISTRATION OPEN
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TECH TUESDAY - Scary Tech - What to Do When Zombies Eat Your Data
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
TECH TUESDAY:  Scary Tech - What to Do When Zombies Eat Your Data.  One hour LPM CLE; $10 registration fee; in person at the Bar Center and via webinar (link to be provided); 10:15 am to 11:30 am (presentation 10:30 - 11:30 am).  Craig Bayer and Tom O'Connor, Esq., Presenters - REGISTRATION OPEN!
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Workers' Comp 2017: Managing the Challenges of Injury & the Law
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA


Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


Join EDWARD “TED” ROBERTS III and JAMES D. HOLLIER, seminar co-chairs, as well as esteemed workers’ comp judges and lawyers well versed in this area. Learn about the most recent legislative developments, updates in caselaw, vocational rehabilitation, and the prominent issues and exception in “course and scope”.
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Ethics & Professionalism - Bossier City
Friday, November 3, 2017
Joint program co-sponsored by LSBA & Gilsbar Specialty Insurance Services, L.L.C.

Horseshoe Bossier City
711 Horseshoe Blve., Bossier City

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Get your ethics & professionalism credits early!! *Attendance my qualify your firm for a Loss Control credit on your next professional liability policy written through CNA and administered by Gilsbar. (Subject to complany underwriting guidelines: Call 1-800-GILSBAR for details.)
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LSBA Trust Accounting Workshop CLE
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The proper use of a trust account and the handling of client and third party funds is something that is essential to the practice of law but is rarely discussed in law school.  LSBA Ethics Counsel, Richard Lemmler, teaches an intensive three hour CLE on the practical and ethical use of Trust Accounts.  Open to both attorneys and their office administrators, this course teaches the attendees to avoid the many pitfalls involved in dealing with client trust accounts. 

Space is limited for this extremely important CLE so act now to reserve your spot.  

Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Time: 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (presentation 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Location: Founders Room, LSBA Bar Center (601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130)
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Tricks of the Trade in Family Law
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Louisiana Bar Center
601 St. Charles Ave. • New Orleans


Registration: 8-8:30 a.m. (Attend live or via group cast!)
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Join seminar chair Bernadette R. Lee, as she leads this valuable and informative Family Law program! Diverse and distinguished speakers will cover new developments in jurisprudence and legislation, adoption, and community property.

You will also earn the required ethics and professionalism credits.

Approved for 6.5 hours of Family Law Specialization credit.

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17th Annual Class Action/Complex Litigation Symposium
Friday, November 10, 2017
The Ritz Carlton New Orleans
921 Canal St., New Orleans, LA

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

Co-Sponsored by LSBA Insurance, Tort, Workers Compensation and Admiralty Law Section
Section Members Receive Discount!
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2017 Energy & Environmental Law Summit
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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.

If your practice includes oil and gas matters, this summit is a MUST. With the rapid developments in the energy and environmental law arena, attendees will gain valuable information that will enhance their practice.

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An Evening with the New Orleans Pelicans (Pelicans VS Raptors)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Smoothie King Center
1501 Dave Dixon Dr., New Orleans

Registration: 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Seminar: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Game Tip Off: 7:00 p.m.

Get your Ethics & Professionalism CLE credits, then stay for the Pelicans vs Raptors game in the Hub Club. Food & drink included!

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Advanced Appellate Practice
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Co-Sponsored by the LSBA Appellate Section AND Civil Law & Litigation Section - Section Members Receive $25 Discount!

This course is approved for a total of 6.25 hours of Appellate Practice specialization credit AND 6.25 hours of Family Law specialization credit. 


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.

Practitioners are increasingly aware of the unique challenges and opportunities in the realm of appellate advocacy. Join seminar chair THOMAS FLANAGAN, a Supreme Court justice, eight appellate judges, and leaders of the appellate bar for an in-depth, practical examination of appellate practice in Louisiana state courts.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK Multi-Topic CLE!!
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
SAVE THE DATE!! Mark Your Calendar - Nov. 18-21, 2017
The LSBA is headed back to the Big Apple!
Book Your Airfare Early & Save

NEW THIS YEAR...
The LSBA has added a 4th day of CLE!! You'll be able to earn more CLE credit while enjoying your visit to NY a little bit longer!

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Professionalism Facilitator Training Workshop
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Hyatt Centric French Quarter
800 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, LA

Registration: 9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
Session: 9:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost:  FREE to all attorneys
CLE credits: 3.00 hours Professionalism

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! 

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Ethics & Professionalism: Watch Your P's & Q's
Friday, December 1, 2017
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
By-the-Hour CLE Seminar - 1st presentation begins at 8:30 a.m.

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An Evening with the New Orleans Pelicans (Pelicans VS Nuggets)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
New Orleans Smoothie King Center
1501 Dave Dixon Dr., New Orleans

Registration: 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Seminar: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Game Tip Off: 7:00 p.m.

Get your Ethics & Professionalism CLE credits, then stay for the game in the Hub Club. Food & drink included!

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Dealing with DWI & Disciplinary Actions - RESCHEDULED TO DEC. 6
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA


Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Hon. Herbert A. Cade, traffic court judge, serves as seminar chair of this valuable & informative program.
29th Annual Summer School Revisited
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - Friday, December 8, 2017
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA

Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:45p.m.

It's summertime in December! Join the LSBA for Summer School Revisited, a multi-topic CLE program that highlights presentations from the Summer School held in Sandestin.
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Depositions in a Nut Shell
Friday, December 8, 2017
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, LA

Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Trial Practice
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Co-Sponsored by the LSBA and Civil Law & Litigation Section - Section Members Receive $25 Discount!

Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, LA


Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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 that proved and won their cases.
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The Pursuit of Balance: Life & Law
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel
800 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, LA

Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Co-Sponsored by the LSBA and Judges & Lawyers Assistance Program

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2017 "Natchitoches Lights" CLE
Friday, December 15, 2017
Chateau Saint Denis Hotel, 751 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA

The LSBA's Committee on Diversity in the Legal Profession is hosting the 2017 "Natchitoches Lights" CLE on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Chateau Saint Denis Hotel. 

Fee:  $55.00
CLE credit hours - 6.00 hours, including 1.00 hour Ethics, 1.00 hour Professionalism, and 1.00 hour Law Office Management


For questions, please contact the Member Outreach and Diversity team at diversity@lsba.org.

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CLE Wrap Up: A Multi-Topic Program By-The-Hour!
Friday, December 15, 2017
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

We’ve Got Your CLE All Wrapped Up!  December is a time for wrapping up end of the year business, wrapping up travel arrangements and holiday vacations, and of course wrapping up gifts. Join the LSBA as we “wrap up” CLE!! Multi-Topic programming and attendance by the hour are offered so that everyone “wraps up” their CLE requirement by the Dec. 31st deadline.

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11th Solo, Small Firm & Tech Conference
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - Friday, February 16, 2018
SAVE THE DATE!!

The 11th Annual Solo, Small Firm & Tech Conference will be February 15-16, 2018 (the Thursday and Friday after Mardi Gras), at the Sheraton New Orleans.  The ONLY conference offering the full CLE requirement that is dedicated to the small office practitioner and tehcnology!  Exhibitor inquiries can be directed to Shawn Holahan (shawn.holahan@lsba.org).
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"Historic Charleston" - Multi-Topic CLE
Monday, February 26, 2018 - Wednesday, February 28, 2018
SAVE THE DATE!! Mark Your Calendar for "Historic Charleston"
Feb. 26-28, 2018
Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel

Book Your Airfare Early & Save!
2018 Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession
Friday, March 9, 2018
Location:  New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal Street, New Orleans

Please join the LSBA, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and a host of statewide local and specialty bar associations for the 11th Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Profession. The Conclave is scheduled for Friday March 9, 2018 at the New Orleans Marriott. This year’s theme is “Diversity and Inclusion: From Rhetoric to Reality.” 

5.50 Ethics and Professionalism CLE Credit Hours (Pending Approval)

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Cyber Security: Are YOU at Risk? Essential Tips to Keep Your Law Firm Safe
Friday, March 23, 2018
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Healthcare & Medicare: Solving the Puzzle
Friday, April 6, 2018
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CLE during French Quarter Fest: 10th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
Friday, April 13, 2018
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Federal & State Legislative Updates
Friday, April 13, 2018
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St., New Orleans

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

The recent legislative actions have yielded many changes, both federally and statewide. Join Louisiana legislators for a timely discussion to learn what’s going on and how it will impact you.
Immigration Law Update
Friday, April 20, 2018
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Social Security/Disability Law
Friday, April 20, 2018
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2018 CLE during Jazz Fest: Handling the Complex Case - JAZZ IT UP!
Friday, April 27, 2018
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Hanging Out Your Own Shingle
Monday, May 7, 2018
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58th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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Ethics & Professionalism Summer Rerun
Friday, June 15, 2018
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Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600