Louisiana State Bar Association News

LIFT "Flood Proof" Webinar Scheduled for Dec. 12
The LSBA LIFT Incubator Program has scheduled a webinar for attorneys who are interested in learning more about the Flood Proof Project in Baton Rouge.

House Resolution Deadline is Dec. 14 for 2019 Midyear Meeting
The LSBA's Midyear Meeting is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 17-19, 2019, at the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge. The deadline for submitting resolutions for the House of Delegates meeting is Friday, Dec. 14. (The House will meet on Jan. 19, 2019.)

Online Voting Underway, Continues Through Dec. 17
First-round voting will run through Dec. 17 for nine contested leadership positions on the Board of Governors, Nominating Committee and Young Lawyers Division Council.

Attorney Input Sought for Louisiana Civil Legal Navigator Project
The Louisiana Bar Foundation is spearheading the integrated civil legal aid service delivery portal project.

Deadline is Dec. 31 for Earning CLE Credits; Preliminary Transcripts to be Mailed Dec. 1
All CLE hours must be earned by Dec. 31, 2018, and must be reported no later than Jan. 31, 2019, or late penalties will apply.

Register Online by Jan. 14 for Louisiana Young Lawyers Conference
The LSBA Young Lawyers Division’s 2019 Louisiana Young Lawyers' Conference, “Build Your Brand,” is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 18 at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel. YLD awards will be presented. The conference is open to the first 175 young lawyers who register for a cost of $50. To learn more, review programming and register online, click here.

Online Registration is Open for Midyear Meeting Jan. 17-19, 2019, in Baton Rouge
The LSBA’s Midyear Meeting will be conducted at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel.

LIFT "Flood Proof" Legal Incubator Project Application Deadline Set for Jan. 18
The LSBA LIFT Incubator Program is accepting applications for its newest project, Flood Proof, in Baton Rouge.

Sponsors Needed for 2019 LSBA Conclave on Diversity
The 12th annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession will be held on March 8, 2019, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.

Registration Open for ABA TECHSHOW 2019
The LSBA has been approved as an event promoter for the ABA TECHSHOW 2019, set for Feb. 27-March 2, 2019, in Chicago, Ill. ABA TECHSHOW is where lawyers, legal professionals, and technology all come together. For three days, attendees learn about the most useful and practical technologies available. A variety of CLE programming offers a great deal of education in just a short amount of time.

LSBA members should use the promoter code EP1903 for extra registration discounts. Learn more:

LBLS Accepting Requests for Certification Applications
The Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization accepting applications for certification in five areas — appellate practice, estate planning and administration, family law, health law and tax law — from now through Feb. 28, 2019. Also, the LBLS will accept applications for business bankruptcy law and consumer bankruptcy law certification from Jan. 1, 2019, through Sept. 30, 2019. Learn more:

Third Hearing Set for Comments on LBLS Employment Law Standards, Labor Law Standards
The Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization (LBLS) will hold a third public hearing to gather comments from Bar members on the LBLS Employment Law Standards and Labor Law Standards.

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