Member Outreach CLE Seminars

LSBA Speakers for CLE Seminars!

Are you interested in the LSBA providing speakers for your upcoming CLE seminar?
Our sessions have been approved for Ethics or Professionalism CLE credit.

For more information, contact the Member Outreach and Diversity Team at


LSBA: Who We Are And How We Serve Our Members
The LSBA Member Outreach CLE Series focuses on familiarizing members with the LSBA and services provided. This CLE series is presented by the LSBA Outreach Committee in cooperation with the LSBA Board of Governors. This seminar has been approved for 1.00 Professionalism CLE credit.

Diversity Committee Integration Subcommittee CLE Presentations
The LSBA Diversity Committee's Integration Subcommittee is a team of volunteer attorneys that travel the state educating LSBA members on diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

The Facilitation Team is available to present on a range of pertinent topics in the legal profession including generational differences, bias, cultural competency, mentoring and barriers to inclusion. These CLE seminars have been approved for 1.00 Professionalism CLE credit.

In order to become a member of the Facilitation Team, attorneys participate in a Train the Trainer workshop. This training is conducted by senior facilitation team members. Senior facilitation team members are volunteer attorneys that have presented at least five presentations for the LSBA. 

The Train the Trainer - Facilitator Training Workshop is accredited for three hours of continuing legal education credit of professionalism.

At the workshop, attorneys will: Increase your knowledge of unconcious bias that affects each one of us; Discover new ways to reduce bias; Learn how to help others become more culturally competent; Gain tools to promote diversity and inclusion through training; and boost your confidence in delivering effective CLE presentations. 

Train the Trainer - Facilitator Training Workshop Agenda:

1. Discover why diversity and inclusion is important to the Louisiana State Bar Association

2. Increase level of understanding of why diversity and inclusion is important

3. Increase knowledge of diversity and inclusion; Increase skills to educate others about diversity and inclusion
- Self-awareness
- Understand and learn ways to reduce bias
- Increase cultural competence
- Understand stereotypes, prejudices and cultural differences

4. Discover the value of valuing diversity and inclusion

5. Best Practices
- Learn to facilitate a discussion related to sensitive topics (Learn to respond to challenges when conducting presentations --What stories to tell; What stories not to tell)
- Strategies for audience engagement

Ethics (Lawyer Trust Accounting CLE Seminar and Ethics Challenge CLE Seminar)
The Lawyer Trust Accounting CLE Seminar presented by Richard P. Lemmler, Jr., LSBA Ethics Counsel informs attorneys on the practical and ethical use of Trust Accounts.

The Ethics Challenge presented by Eric K. Barefield, LSBA Ethics Counsel, informs lawyers of the Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct.

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