LSBA Francophone Section Schedules Civil Law Symposium for Nov. 21

The LSBA’s Francophone Section has scheduled the next Judge Allen M. Babineaux International Civil Law Symposium for Thursday, Nov. 21, at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. Organizers have applied for 3 hours of CLE credits, including professionalism and ethics. The registration fee is $175, which includes the reception. Registration opens at 1 p.m. and the program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

The registration deadline is Nov. 11. Registration forms and payment should be mailed to: Louisiana State Bar Association Francophone Section, 251 La Rue France, Lafayette, LA 70508.
To access a registration form online, CLICK HERE.

The Section also is seeking event sponsors. The response deadline is Nov. 11. For more information on sponsorship options, CLICK HERE.

The symposium will focus on the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Supreme Court. The program will include tributes to four former Supreme Court Justices — Justice Francois-Xavier Martin, Justice Albert Tate, Justice James L. Dennis and Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. These four justices played essential roles in applying the doctrines and methodology of the civil law to produce the rich Louisiana legal tradition of today. Louis R. Koerner, Jr. will moderate the symposium. Following the event, a reception will be held featuring Louisiana musicians performing songs from the 20th century — in French and English.

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