Registration Open for Francophone Section’s August CLE Program in Canada

The LSBA's Francophone Section is presenting a CLE program, “Acadian Diaspora: From Louisiana to Acadia,” on Aug. 20 on the campus of the University of Moncton School of Law in New Brunswick, Canada.

The program commemorates the 50th anniversary of the recognition of language/law rights in Canada, the 20th anniversary of the founding of the LSBA’s Francophone Section and the 40th anniversary of the collaboration of the University of Moncton School of Law with the LSBA.

Program organizers are applying for 4 hours of CLE credit, including ethics and professionalism. Cost is $175 (including the closing reception).

The Francophone Section’s Executive Committee has assembled an outstanding program to be moderated by New Orleans attorney Louis R. Koerner, Jr., co-chair of the Francophone Section. Presenters include three Louisiana attorneys — Warren A. Perrin, Fernin F. Eaton and John D. Schoonenberg — and four Louisiana and Canadian historians, including Jason P. Theriot, Ph.D., Houston, Texas; Jean-Robert Frigualt, New Brunswick, Canada; Barry J. Ancelet, Ph.D., Lafayette; and Mary Perrin, Lafayette.

To register, complete the registration form and mail to: Louisiana State Bar Association Francophone Section, 251 La Rue France, Lafayette, LA 70508.

Download the Registration Form.

For more information, contact Warren A. Perrin, (337)233-5832,; or Louis R. Koerner, Jr., (985)580-0350,

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