2017 Energy & Environmental Law Summit

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

If your practice includes oil and gas matters, this summit is a MUST. With the rapid developments in the energy and environmental law arena, attendees will gain valuable information. Discussions covered include the evolution of duty, former owner of expired mineral rights and the five most misunderstood mineral lease provisions. Hear the latest on the lessons learned from Haynesville Shale. We’ll take a look at defending and cross-examining the oil & gas experts as well as hear “confessions from of an unprofessional lawyer”.

Click SUMMIT to download seminar flyer!

Registration Fees, Cancellations and Refunds
• Advance Registration … $320
• After Nov. 3 … $345

The fee includes electronic course materials, seminar attendance and coffee/refreshment breaks.

On-Site Registrants will be provided the link to download electronic course materials at the time of registration. Seminar manuals will be available for purchase at the seminar.

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. 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 laptop battery, as electrical outlets may be limited. Internet access will not be available in the meeting room.

A flash drive can be purchased for $25. Be sure to make your selection by checking the appropriate box on the Registration Form.

Cancellation of registration must be received in writing by the LSBA no later than Nov. 3. Cancellations will receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative charge. Absolutely no refunds will be made after Nov. 3.

CLE CREDITS: This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of CLE credits, including 1 hour of professionalism.
Hotel Information:
Although the LSBA does not have a room block at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, discount rates for LSBA members may be available. Contact Contact: Carol Soler at (504) 266-6362 or csoler@hriproperties.com. Be sure to mention that you are an LSBA member and Corporate Account #: 95147. Availability is not guaranteed. Prevailing rates will apply.

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 

Schedule & Speakers
8:00-8:30 a.m.

8:30-8:45 a.m. - (.25 credits)
Program Overview
Roy C. Cheatwood & J. Michael Veron

8:45-9:45 a.m. - (1 credit)
Crisis on the Coast: The Evolution of Duty and Who Get to Make the Call
Tad Barlett • Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison • New Orleans
Emma E. Daschbach • Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison • New Orleans

9:45-10:45 a.m. - (1 credit)
Haynesville Shale 2.0
John T. Kalmbach • Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway • Shreveport

10:45-11:00 a.m.

11:00-Noon - (1 credit)
The Top Five Most Misunderstood Mineral Lease Provisions
Patrick S. Ottinger • Ottinger Hebert, LLC • Lafayette

Noon-1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:15-2:15 p.m. - (1 credit)
Defending and Cross-Examining Experts
Michael P. Cash • Liskow & Lewis • Houston, TX

2:15-3:15 p.m. - (1 credit)
Former Owners of Expired Mineral Rights
Guy E. Wall • Wall, Bullington & Cook • New Orleans

3:15-3:30 p.m.

3:30-4:30 p.m. - (1 credit - Professionalism)
Professionalism: Confessions of an Unprofessional Lawyer
J. Michael Veron • Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson • Lake Charles

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. *

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