Ethics & Professionalism

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Click ETHICS & PROFESSIONALISM to download seminar flyer!

Joint program co-sponsored by LSBA & Gilsbar Specialty Insurance Services, L.L.C.

Get your ethics & professionalism credits early!! *Attendance my qualify your firm for a Loss Control credit on your next professional liability policy written through CNA and administered by Gilsbar. (Subject to company underwriting guidelines: Call 1-800-GILSBAR for details.) 

Registration Fees, Cancellations and Refunds
•  Advanced Registration … $270
•  After Sept. 15 .................  $290
The fee includes electronic course materials, coffee/refreshments, and seminar attendance.

Important Note: This program is Paper-Free! Electronic program materials are accessible via a link where attendees can download/save OR download/print the seminar materials. The link will be sent to the email address of record you provided to the LSBA, prior to the seminar. 

Cancellation of registration must be received in writing by the LSBA no later than Sept. 15. Cancellations will receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative charge. Absolutely no refunds will be made after Sept. 15.

CLE Credits: This program has been approved for a maximum of 4 hours of CLE credits, including 3 hours of ethics and 1 hour of professionalism.

Although the LSBA does not have a room block at the Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel, discount rates for LSBA members may be available. Contact: Reservations at (888) 591-1234 or visit HCFQ for accommodations. Be sure to mention Corporate/Group Code # 95147and LA State Bar Association discounted rate. Discounted rates are not guaranteed. Prevailing rates may apply.

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For more information, contact: CLE Dept. at (800) 421-5722

Annette Buras               Toni Manno
(504) 619-0102             (504) 619-0137          toni

Seminar Chair
Andrea B. Owen • Gilsbar, Inc. • Covington

8:30-10:30 a.m.  - (2 credit; Ethics)
From Start to Finish: Managing Risk for the Road Ahead
Sean Ginty • CNA Insurance • Chicago, IL
Theresa Garthwaite • CNA Insurance • Chicago, IL

10:30-10:45 a.m.

10:45-11:45 a.m. -
(1 credit; Ethics.)
Avoiding Complaints and Navigating the Disciplinary Process
Leslie J. Schiff • Schiff, White, Manning • Hammond

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. -
(1 credit; Prof.)
Reconnecting the Intellectual to the Emotional: Leveraging Wellness to Create an Ethical, Competent Legal Practice
Sheila M. Willkinson • Law Offices of Sheila M. Wilkinson • Metairie


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Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600