NEW YORK, NEW YORK Multi-Topic CLE!!


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NEW THIS YEAR ... another full day of programming has been added to this always-popular CLE event. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited for these sought-after out-of-state CLEs.

HOSPITALITY SUITE
Don’t miss the LSBA Hospitality Suite at the Hotel InterContinental Times Square. Attendees will enjoy complimentary beer, wine, and a light snack. Participation cost is $40 per day, double occupancy or $20 per day, single occupancy (inclusive of tax and gratuity). This charge will be included on each hospitality suite participant’s hotel bill as a daily resort fee. Only those who sign up in advance and pay the $20 per person resort fee may enter the hospitality suite, as the hotel will prepare for only those guests who have preregistered for this amenity. The Hospitality Suite will be open as follows:

• 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 17

• 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 18

• 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Sunday, November 19

• 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Monday, November 20 

Click HOSPITALITY SUITE to reserve this fun networking event!

IMPORTANT NOTE: As this is the weekend before the busy Thanksgiving season, members are urged to book their flights early to obtain best airfares.

REGISTRATION FEE:
• until Friday, Oct. 27............................................................. $730
• after Friday, Oct. 27 & On-Site**........................................ $760

Early registration is encouraged as space is limited. A confirmation packet, including more detailed information on the hotel and area attractions, will be mailed prior to the program.
(**On-Site Registrants will be provided the link to download electronic course materials at the time of registration. No printed materials will be available.**)

Member Registration includes: Seminar attendance, continental breakfast on mornings of meetings, coffee breaks, and electronic program materials provided via link.

Seminar Materials! 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. We suggest you print the materials in advance and bring them with you. If you choose to review the materials from your electronic device, we strongly suggest you charge the device’s battery, as electrical outlets may be limited. Internet access will not be available in the meeting room.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
The room rate at the InterContinental New York Times Square is $283 (single/double occupancy per night excluding taxes of 14.750% plus $3.50 New York City Occupancy Room Tax per room per night occupied. Subject to change based on prevailing New York laws.)

The above rate will be honored only on Nov. 12 (arrival date)-Nov. 26 (departure date), based on availability. Members are urged to register early, as there are only a limited number of rooms available at the discounted rate listed above.

CUT OFF DATE FOR RESERVATIONS IS OCT. 25, 2017. Reservation requests received after this date are subject to guest room availability. Prevailing rates will apply. The LSBA room block is reserved for seminar attendees only. In order to reserve a hotel room (2 rooms maximum allowed), you must be registered for the seminar.

CHECK IN/CHECK OUT
Check in is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 12 noon. If arriving early, sleeping rooms may not be available. Luggage may be stored with the hotel’s guest services staff. There may be a late charge for departures after 12 noon.

RESERVATION CONFIRMATION/CANCELLATION - (INTERCONTINENTAL NEW YORK TIMES SQUARE)
A major credit card is required to guarantee your reservation. VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Carte Blanche, and Diners Club are accepted. If you are not using a credit card, you must submit a one-night deposit check for $328.24 (includes taxes) payable to the InterContinental New York Times Square. The deposit will be refunded if cancellation notice is received at least three (3) working days prior to arrival, and a cancellation number is obtained.

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS (LSBA)
Cancellation of registration must be received in writing by the LSBA no later than Friday, Oct. 27. Cancellations will receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative charge. Absolutely no refunds will be made after Friday, Oct. 27.

CLE CREDITS: The program has been approved for 16.66 hours of CLE credit, including 2.16 hours of ethics and 1 hour of professionalism.

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

Annette Buras               Bridget Berins
(504) 619-0102            (504) 619-0137
aburas@lsba.org           bridget.berins@lsba.org

PROGRAM & SPEAKERS

SEMINAR MODERATOR:

Richard K. Leefe

Leefe Gibbs Sullivan & Dupre • Metairie


Saturday, Nov. 18 – 4.16 CLE HOURS

7:30-8:00 a.m.
Registration

8:00-9:00 a.m. - (1 credit)
So You Got A Judgment, Now What?
Barry H. Grodsky • Taggart Morton • New Orleans

9:00-10:10 a.m. - (1.16 credits, Ethics)
Ethics 2017 – and Beyond
Hon. Scott J. Crichton • Louisiana Supreme Court • Shreveport
Hon. Brady D. O'Callaghan • 1st Judicial District Court • Shreveport

10:10-10:30 a.m.
Break

10:30-11:30 a.m. - (1 credit, Prof.)
Professionalism
Angela White-Bazile • Louisiana Supreme Court • New Orleans

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - (1 credit)
Family Law Updates
Hon. Karelia R. Stewart • 1st Judicial District Court • Shreveport
Hon. Lisa M. Woodruff-White • East Baton Rouge Family Court • Baton Rouge

Sunday, Nov. 19 – 4.5 CLE HOURS

7:30-9:00 a.m. - (1.5 credits)
Social Media: The Issues for the Practicing Lawyer
Brooke Barnett-Bernal • The Long Law Firm • Baton Rouge
Michael A. Patterson • The Long Law Firm • Baton Rouge
Edward J. Walters• Walters Papillion Thomas Cullens • Baton Rouge

9:00-10:00 a.m. - (1 credit)
JLAP:  Your Secret is Safe with Us
Dona K. Renegar• Veazey, Felder & Renegar • Lafayette

10:00-10:15 a.m.
Break

10:15-11:15 p.m. - (1 credit)
Summary Proceedings: Preliminary Injunctions and Writs of Mandamus
Hon. Tiffany G. Chase • Orleans Parish Civil District Court • New Orleans

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - (1 credit, Ethics)
Recent Developments in Legal Ethics
Dane S. Ciolino • Loyola University College of Law • New Orleans

Monday, Nov. 20 – 4.5 CLE HOURS

7:30-8:30 a.m. - (1 credit)
A Primer on DWI for the Civil Lawyer
Bobby M. Harges • Loyola University College of Law • New Orleans

8:30-9:30 a.m. - (1 credit)
Settlement Negotiations that Break the Mold
H. Minor Pipes III • Barrasso, Usdin, Kupperman, Freeman & Sarver • New Orleans

9:30-9:45 a.m.
Break

9:45-11:15 a.m. - (1.5 credits)
Experts:  Practice Points and Legal Issues
Moderator:  Hon. James E. Kuhn (Ret.) • Attorney at Law • Ponchatoula
Panelists: 
Hon. Tiffany G. Chase • Orleans Parish Civil District Court • New Orleans
Hon. James T. Genovese • Louisiana Supreme Court • Opelousas
Hon. Phyllis M. Keaty • 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal • Lafayette
Hon. Mitchell R. Theriot • 1st Circuit Court of Appeal • Baton Rouge
Hon. Jewel E. Welch, Jr. • 1st Circuit Court of Appeal • Baton Rouge
Delilah Banks • Academy Sports + Outdoors • Katy, TX
James M. Garner • Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert • New Orleans
Thomas J. Madigan II • Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert • New Orleans
Bruce E. Martin • Texas Brine Company • Houston, TX

11:15-11:30 a.m.
Break

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - (1 credit)
The Rhythm of the Dance in Mediation
Hon. Freddie Pitcher, Jr. (Ret.) • Phelps Dunbar • Baton Rouge

Tuesday, Nov. 21 – 3.5 CLE HOURS


8:00-9:00 a.m. - (1 credit)
The Attorney-Client Privilege in Civil Litigation: Protecting and Defending Confidentiality
C. Frank Holthaus • Attorney at Law • Baton Rouge
Edward J. Walters • Walters Papillion Thomas Cullens • Baton Rouge

9:00-10:00 a.m. - (1 credit)
The Difference Between Direct and Impeachment Evidence
Richard K. Leefe • Leefe Gibbs Sullivan & Dupre • Metairie

10:00-10:15 a.m.
Break

10:15-11:45 a.m. - (1.5 credits)
Experts:  Practice Points and Legal Issues (continued)
Moderator:  Hon. James E. Kuhn (Ret.) • Attorney at Law • Ponchatoula
Panelists:
Hon. Tiffany G. Chase • Orleans Parish Civil District Court • New Orleans
Hon. James T. Genovese • Louisiana Supreme Court • Opelousas
Hon. Mitchell R. Theriot • 1st Circuit Court of Appeal • Baton Rouge
Hon. Jewel E. Welch, Jr. • 1st Circuit Court of Appeal • Baton Rouge
Delilah Banks • Academy Sports + Outdoors • Katy, TX
James M. Garner • Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert • New Orleans
Thomas J. Madigan II • Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert • New Orleans
Bruce E. Martin • Texas Brine Company • Houston, TX

A WORD OF THANKS...
Those who plan and teach LSBA seminar are volunteers. Their generous contributions of time, talent and energy make this and every LSBA seminar a success. We deeply appreciate their work.

The LSBA continues to encourage all its members to participate in the preparation and presentation of LSBA CLE programs.

* Please contact the LSBA CLE Dept. if you have a disability which may require special accommodations at this program. The LSBA is committed to enduring full accessibility for all registrants. *
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