Upcoming Local and Specialty Bar Events - 2019-20

Here is a list of upcoming local and specialty bar events for the 2018-2019 Bar year. Please check the list frequently - changes and updates are added regularly. If you would like your bar organization's event listed, please let us know! Send an email to with the event details (date, time, location).

August 2019
  • August 2 - Southwest Louis A. Martinet Legal Society 2nd Annual CLE and Scholarship Gala, Golden Nugget Casino, 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd., Lake Charles, LA. 
  • August 22 - Federal Bar Association New Orleans Annual Meeting and Luncheon, Intercontinental New Orleans, 444 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA. 
  • August 24 - Specialty Bars Conference, The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans, 921 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. 

September 2019
  • September 4 - 9th JDC Court Opening, 9th Judicial District Courthouse, 701 Murray Street, Alexandria, LA. 
  • September 6 - 4th JDC Court Opening, Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 2, 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA. 
  • September 6 - 22nd JDC Court Opening, St. Tammany Parish Courthouse, 701 N. Columbia Street, Covington, LA.
  • September 14 - GNO Louis A. Martinet Legal Society Annual Scholarship Jazz Brunch, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA. 
  • September 19-21 - Lafayette Bar Association Bench Bar, Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA. 

October 2019
  • October 18 - Southwest Louisiana Bar Association Court Opening, Fall Luncheon, and OctobarFest Fall Party, Old Calcasieu Parish Courthouse, 1000 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA. 
  • October 29 - Shreveport Bar Association Memorial and Recognition Ceremony, Caddo Parish Courthouse (Courtroom G), 501 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA. 

November 2019
  • November 7 - Greater New Orleans New Admittees Reception, Louisiana Bar Center, 601 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA. 

December 2019
  • December 4 - FBA New Orleans Chapter Malcolm Monroe CLE and Swearing Ceremony, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA. 

January 2020
  • January 10 - Lafayette Bar Association Red Mass and Court Opening Ceremony, 15th Judicial District Courthouse, 800 Buchanan Street, Lafayette, LA. 
  • January 17 - Jefferson Bar Association Installation of Officers and Opening of Court, Antoine's Restaurant, 713 St. Louis St., New Orleans, LA. 
  • January 29 - Baton Rouge Bar Association Court Opening and Memorial/Recognition Ceremony, 19th Judicial District Courthouse, 300 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA. 

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