Upcoming Local and Specialty Bar Events - 2018-19


Here is a list of upcoming local and specialty bar events for the 2017-2018 Bar year. Please check the list frequently - changes and updates will be added regularly. If you would like your bar organization's event listed, please let us know! Send an email to outreach@lsba.org with the event details (date, time, location).


July 2018
  • July 26 - 29 - Baton Rouge Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club and Spa, 1 Grand Blvd., Point Clear, AL. 
  • July 28 - August 3 - National Bar Association 93rd Annual Convention, Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA. 
  • July 31 - National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division, "Unleashing the Power & Purpose of Women Lawyers," Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, New Orleans, LA. 

August 2018
  • August 2 - Lafayette Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Officer Installation, La Fonda, 3809 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA. 5:30 p.m. 
  • August 3 - Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Southwest Louisiana Chapter, First Annual Scholarship Gala, L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles, 777 L'Auberge, Lake Charles, LA 70601. 
  • August 23 - FBA New Orleans Chapter Annual Meeting and Luncheon. Dean Erwin Chemerinsky is keynote speaker. InterContinental New Orleans, 444 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA.  
  • August 24 - Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Summit, Ritz Carlton, 921 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. 

September 2018
  • September 5 - Alexandria Bar Association Court Opening, 9th Judicial District Courthouse, 701 Murray Street, Alexandria, LA. 
  • September 7 - 4th JDC (Monroe) Court Opening, Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 2, 301 S. Grand Street, Monroe, LA. 
  • September 7 - 22nd JDC (St. Tammany) Court Administration Court Opening, Washington Parish Courthouse, 908 Washington Street, Franklinton, LA. 
  • September 13 - 15 - Lafayette Bar Association Bench Bar, Houstonian Hotel and Spa, Houston, TX.
  • September 29 -  GNO Louis A. Martinet Legal Society Annual Scholarship Jazz Brunch, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA. 

October 2018
  • October 19 - SWLBA (Lake Charles) Red Mass, Court Opening, Fall Luncheon, and Octobarfest Fall Party, Calcasieu Parish Courthouse, 1000 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA. 
  • October 30 - Shreveport Bar Association Memorial and Recognition Ceremony, Caddo Parish Courthouse (Courtroom G), 501 Texas Strret, Shreveport, LA. 

November 2018
  • November 1 - Lafayette Bar Association Installation of Officers, Lafayette Bar Association, 2607 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA.  
  • November 8 - Greater New Orleans New Admittees Reception, Louisiana Bar Center, New Orleans, LA.

December 2018
  • December 5 - Federal Bar Association, Lafayette-Acadiana Chapter's 15th Annual Judge John M. Shaw's “Country Gentleman” Civility & Ethics Seminar, WDLA-Lafayette Courthouse, 800 Lafayette Street, Lafayette, LA. 
  • December 14 - "Natchitoches Lights" CLE, Chateau Saint Denis Hotel, 751 2nd Street, Natchitoches, LA.

January 2019
  • January 11 - Lafayette Bar Association Red Mass and Court Opening Ceremony, 15th Judicial District Courthouse, 800 Buchanan Street, Lafayette, LA. 
  • January 30 - Baton Rouge Bar Association Court Opening and Memorial/Recognition Ceremony, 19th Judicial District Courthouse, 300 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA. 

March 2019
  • March 8 - Annual Diversity Conclave, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA.
  • March 14 - 16 - SWLBA Bench Bar, Houstonian Hotel and Spa, 111 N. Post Oak Ln., Houston, TX.         

April 2019
  • April 9 - 10 - LSBA's 12th Solo, Small Firm & Tech Conference, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. 

May 2019
  • May 1 - Four Corners Seminar, Southern Hotel, 428 E. Boston Street, Covington, LA. 
  • May 9 - Four Corners Seminar, Reeve's Uptown Catering, 1639 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA. 
  • May 15 - Four Corners Seminar, West Monroe Convention Center, 901 Ridge Ave., West Monroe, LA. 
  • May 16 - Four Corners Seminar, Hilton Garden Inn Shreveport/Bossier City, 2015 Minden Road, Bossier City, LA. 

June 2019
  • June 10 - 28 - Suit Up for the Future, Louisiana Bar Center, 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA. 


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