Louisiana State Bar Association News


Red Mass Scheduled for Oct. 3 in New Orleans; LSBA’s Memorial Exercises to Follow
The St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers Association is coordinating the annual Red Mass, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. A reception will follow at the Louisiana Supreme Court.
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Member Benefit Vendors Offering Services to Lawyers in Flood-Affected Parishes
These offers are being extended to all lawyers in flood affected parishes only, whether or not they attended the Disaster Recovery Seminar.
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Nomination Period for Diversity/Inclusion Awards Opens in October
The nomination period for the LSBA’s Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson Trailblazer Award and the LSBA’s Guardian of Diversity Award will open on Oct. 1.
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Attorney Volunteers: Offer Your Time with LA.FreeLegalAnswers.org!
The new website connects low-income individuals with attorneys who provide answers to their questions, online and anonymously.
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La. Board of Legal Specialization Sets Dates for Certification Applications
The Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization will soon be accepting requests for applications for certification in six areas.

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Save the Date: New Orleans New Admittees’ Reception
The reception will be held on Nov. 10 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Louisiana Bar Center (601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans).
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4 Members Nominated for LSBA, YLD Leadership Positions; Other Positions Open
Barry H. Grodsky of New Orleans and John E. (Eddie) McAuliffe, Jr. of Metairie have been nominated for the positions of 2017-18 LSBA president-elect and 2017-19 LSBA secretary, respectively.
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House Resolution Deadline is Dec. 15 for 2017 Midyear Meeting
The LSBA's Midyear Meeting is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 19-21, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge.
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Volunteers Needed for Lawyers in Libraries Day of Service on Oct. 27
The LSBA and the Louisiana Library Association are again sponsoring “Lawyers in Libraries” events across the state, in either “Ask a Lawyer” format or other educational presentations.
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