LSBA Home
LSBA Menu
Exit Schedule

Suit Up for the Future 2024 Program Agenda


Week 1 Schedule



Monday, June 10, 2024
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in

Suit Up Photo IDs

9:00 AM to 9:15 AM
Welcome

Presenter: Stephen I. "Steve" Dwyer, LSBA President 2022-2023

9:15 AM to 9:45 AM
Welcome
Choose Law Video (American Young Lawyers Division)

Presenter: Honorable Karen Wells Roby, Just the Beginning (JTB) (Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana), New Orleans, LA

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Welcome
Orientation/ Program Overview
Introduction of Interns

Presenter: Members of the Pipeline to Diversity and Outreach Subcommittee, Co-chair(s) Denia S. Aiyegbusi, Deutsch Kerrigan, LLP, New Orleans, LA; Denice Redd-Robbinette, Liskow & Lewis, APLC, Baton Rouge, LA; Suit Up Interns

10:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Break

Suit Up Photo IDs

10:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Icebreaker

Presenter: Members of the Pipeline to Diversity and Outreach Subcommittee, Co-chair(s) Denia S. Aiyegbusi, Deutsch Kerrigan, LLP, New Orleans, LA; Denice Redd-Robbinette, Liskow & Lewis, APLC, Baton Rouge, LA; Suit Up Interns

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Introduction of Mock Problem for Oral Argument

Presenter: Members of the Pipeline to Diversity and Outreach Subcommittee, Co-chair(s) Denia S. Aiyegbusi, Deutsch Kerrigan, LLP, New Orleans, LA; Denice Redd-Robbinette, Liskow & Lewis, APLC, Baton Rouge, LA

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Lunch

Suit Up Photo IDs

12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Legal Research & Writing

Presenter: Professor Emily A. Bishop, Director of the Lawyering Program and Professor of Practice, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, LA

1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Break

2:45 PM to 3:00 PM
Break

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Mock Legal Problem/ Questions; Mock Legal Argument Team Assignments; Suit Up Evaluation

Presenter: Suit Up Interns

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Memorandum Outline Preparation
Discussion of Mock Problem and Case Law

Presenter: Suit Up Interns

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Contracts

Presenter: Professor Kenya J. H. Smith, Associate Law Professor, Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA

2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Break

3:00 PM to 3:15 PM
Break

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Suit Up Evaluation

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

Wednesday, June 12, 2024
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Memorandum Outline and Oral Argument Preparation
Viewing of Past Oral Arguments

Presenter: Suit Up Interns

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Resume Preparation

Presenter: Suit Up Interns

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Memorandum Outline Preparation

Presenter: Suit Up Interns

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Suit Up Evaluation

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

Thursday, June 13, 2024
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in
MEMO OUTLINE ASSIGNMENT DEADLINE

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
College and Law School Admission Preparation Workshop (Personal Statement Tips)

Presenter: Addrianne Davis, Associate Director of Recruitment, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Break

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
College and Law School Admission Preparation Workshop (Personal Statement Tips)

Presenter: Diamond Lee, Admissions Counselor, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA; Breleigh Bentivegna, Admission Counselor, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Transitional Justice and Constitutional Law

Presenter: Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell, B. K. Agnihotri Endowed Professor, Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Oral Argument Workshop: How to Deliver an Oral Argument

Presenter: Professor Jeffrey C. Brooks, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA

2:00 PM to 2:10 PM
Break

3:00 PM to 3:15 PM
Break

3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Memorandum Preparation

Presenter: Suit Up Interns

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Suit Up Evaluation

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

Friday, June 14, 2024
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in
DRAFT OF RESUME ASSIGNMENT DEADLINE

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Travel to tour: Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
7214 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA

9:45 AM to 10:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Presentation and Tour

Presenter: Kimberly Jones, JD, Associate Dean of Admissions, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, LA

11:15 AM to 11:30 AM
Travel to tour: Tulane University Law School
6329 Freret St., New Orleans, LA

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Lunch at Tulane University Law School

Pizza, Sponsored by Tulane University Law School

12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Tulane University Law School Presentation and Tour

Presenter: Alexandra Garon, Associate Director of Admissions, Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA; Tracie N. Ransom, J.D., Assistant Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA; Julia M. Spencer, J.D., Assistant Director of Admission, Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA; Emily Wojna-Hodnett, J.D., Assistant Dean of Students, Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA

1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Travel to Louisiana Bar Center

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Break

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Memorandum Preparation

Presenter: Suit Up Interns

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Suit Up Evaluation

Presenter: Suit Up Interns

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

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