Louisiana State Bar Association News

House of Delegates June 7 Meeting: Resolutions Approved, Delegates Elected
The House approved two resolutions and tabled a third. One resolution was withdrawn.

It’s Important to Report Your Pro Bono Hours!
Local pro bono and civil legal aid organizations benefit from LSBA members’ reporting of their annual pro bono hours.

Application Deadline is June 29 for Leadership LSBA 2018-19 Class
LSBA President-Elect Barry H. Grodsky is currently seeking applications from young lawyers for the Leadership LSBA 2018-19 Class.

Nominations Accepted Through June 30 for Citizen Lawyer Award
The Citizen Lawyer Awards recognize lawyers who perform noteworthy public service or engage in charitable and civic activities for the benefit of others out of a sense of concern, duty, responsibility, and professionalism.

July 1 Deadline: Dues, Assessment Payments; Registration Statement, Trust Account Form
The deadline is July 1 for payment of LSBA dues and the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board assessment, as well as submission of the Attorney Registration Statement and the Louisiana Supreme Court Trust Account Disclosure and Overdraft Notification Authorization Form.

Louisiana Bar Center to Close for July 4
The office will reopen for business at 8:30 a.m. on July 5.

LSBA Stress Management Workshop Scheduled for July 20
The LSBA Stress Management Workshop is designed to give attorneys the tools they need to cope with the incredible stresses that come with the modern practice of law.

Mediators/Arbitrators: Book a Listing in “Who’s Who in ADR 2018” Directory
The submission deadline is Friday, July 27, 2018.

Deadline Aug. 3: Sponsors Sought for 2018 Law School Professionalism Orientations
Sponsors are needed for law school professionalism orientations at Loyola (Aug. 13), Southern (Aug. 16) and Tulane (Aug. 24).

Volunteers Sought for 2018 Law School Professionalism Orientations
The LSBA’s Committee on the Profession is seeking lawyers and judges to lead discussion groups in the next round of law school professionalism orientations in August.

LSBA Sections to Co-Sponsor a Free CLE Luncheon on June 26
On Tuesday, June 26, the LSBA Administrative Law Section and the Antitrust and Trade Regulations Section will co-sponsor a FREE CLE luncheon.

Suit Up Program Featured on WDSU-TV Interview
The LSBA’s Suit Up for the Future High School Summer Legal Institute and Internship Program, a partnership with Just the Beginning and the Louisiana Bar Foundation, was featured on a WDSU-TV interview. Judge Karen Wells Roby, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, and a student discussed the program. View the full interview, http://www.wdsu.com/article/louisiana-bar-association-hosts-an-internship-program/21570778.

Barry H. Grodsky Installed as 78th President of the Louisiana State Bar Association
Barry H. Grodsky, a partner in the New Orleans law firm of Taggart Morton, L.L.C., was installed June 7 during the LSBA’s Annual Meeting in Destin, Fla. Administering his oath of office was Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson.

LSBA 2018-19 Officers and Board of Governors Installed
The 2018-19 officers and members of the Board of Governors were installed June 7 during the LSBA’s Annual Meeting in Destin, Fla.

LSBA Young Lawyers Division’s 2018-19 Officers and Council Installed
The LSBA YLD 2018-19 officers and council members were installed June 7, in conjunction with the LSBA’s Annual Meeting in Destin, Fla.

Awards Presented to 8 Members, Martinet Society at LSBA Annual Meeting
LSBA members and a Martinet Society chapter received various awards during the association’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Destin, Fla., June 3-8.

LSBA Members, Bar Association Honored with 2018 YLD Awards
Four LSBA members and the Baton Rouge Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section received 2018 Young Lawyers Division awards, presented by 2017-18 YLD Chair Bradley J. Tate during a June 7 ceremony at the LSBA’s Annual Meeting.

Member Benefit: 1,000 Hilton Honors Points Per Stay at the Troubadour Hotel
LSBA members are able to earn 1,000 Hilton Honors Points for each stay at the Troubadour Hotel New Orleans from April 19-July 19. Use booking code 2742353.

See the Hilton Honors Promotion Flyer for more information.

Space Still Available for LSBA’s 2018 CLE Cruise on the Danube River
The LSBA’s CLE Cruise on the Danube River will be Saturday, Dec. 8, through Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.


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