LSBA Events and Seminars


Employment Law Update 2016
Friday, August 19, 2016

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel - 500 Canal St.
Registration: 7:45-8:15 a.m.
Seminar: 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

 The American workplace continues to be a prolific source of legal issues and claims, and significant changes in labor and employment law have been occurring at a faster pace than ever. This popular annual seminar will keep employment law practitioners up to date on the latest developments in this dynamic field.


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LSBA's Inaugural Specialty Bars Conference
Saturday, August 20, 2016

Registration:  8:30 am - 8:45 am

Conference: 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

This conference is developed with the issues of specialty bars in mind.  This first time conference, titled "Changing the Profession from Within," offers roundtables with judges, networking with specialty bar members from across the state, and 5.50 CLE credit hours. 


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Appellate Practice Seminar
Friday, August 26, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel - 500 Canal St.
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Join seminar co-chairs HON. JAMES E. KUHN (Ret.), ROY C. CHEATWOOD and JAMES M. GARNER, five sitting appellate judges and seasoned veterans of the appellate bar for an informative, practical examination of appellate practice in Louisiana state courts.

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2016 Ethics & Professionalism - Lafayette
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Joint Program co-sponsored by LSBA & Gilsbar Specialty Insurance Services, L.L.C.

Wyndham Garden Lafayette
1801 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette
Registration: Noon-12:30 p.m.
Seminar: 12:30-4:45 p.m.
Fee: $250

Get your required ethics & professionalism credits early! *Attendance may 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.)
 
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In-House Counsel/Outside Practice CLE
Friday, September 09, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

Co–Sponsorship by the Civil Law & Litigation Section - Members Receive Discount!

Join LYNN LUKER, seminar chair, and a wealth of experienced speakers as they share beneficial information for developing a productive long-term relationship betwee in-house counsel and their outside practice colleagues.
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LSBA's Las Vegas CLE
Monday, September 12, 2016 - Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Seminar: Monday - 7:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Tuesday – 7:30 a.m.-Noon, Wednesday – 8:00 a.m-1:15 p.m.

Join LSBA luminaries for a CLE extravaganza in the entertainment capital of the world! The "LSBA's Las Vegas CLE" is a multi-topic CLE program featuring 3 informative tracks with one day focused on Litigation, the next day spotlighting a Business/Transactional theme and the last day exploring Alternative Dispute Resolution topics.   Earn up to 14 CLE hours while enjoying the amenities of the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, the premier Las Vegas strip location. Spectacular Rate! Only $239/night


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Insurance: Brokers and Beyond
Monday, September 12, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St. • New Orleans

Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m-5 p.m.

This informative full-day CLE program, including ethics, addresses both the font-end and back-end issues stemming from insurance brokerage. Join KRISTEN L. BECKMAN and HAROLD J. FLANAGAN, seminar chairs for this timely CLE seminar.
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23rd Annual Admiralty Symposium - New Orleans
Friday, September 16, 2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Ethics & Professionalism - New Orleans
Friday, September 23, 2016
Joint Program co-sponsored by LSBA & Gilsbar Specialty Insurance Services, L.L.C.

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St.
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Fee: $250

Get your required ethics & professionalism credits early! *Attendance may 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.)
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Expert Witnesses: What you need to know to win your case - from the experts!
Friday, September 30, 2016
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal St.
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lawyers know that sometimes the difference between winning and losing comes down to expert testimony. This seminar brings together a group of the leading experts to help you do just that.
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2016 Energy and Environmental Law Summit - New Orleans
Friday, October 07, 2016
 Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Louisiana Justice Community Conference (By Invitation Only)
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Friday, October 14, 2016
For two days, public interest advocates will come together to learn, network, and collaborate with justice community members from around the state. In addition to regular conference programming, we will distribute two Civil Legal Aid Awards to recognize colleagues who have developed innovative ways of delivering legal services and provided exemplary service to those most in need. 

As always, the Louisiana State Bar Association is proud to provide the conference for civil legal aid attorneys working fulltime with a qualified program.

This year, we are also offering CINC pre-conference by invitation. If you would like to register for thepre-conference in addition to the Justice Community Conference, simply add the item to your shopping cart. 

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2016 Military Law CLE - New Orleans
Friday, October 14, 2016
 Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
10th Annual Dispute Resolution Seminar - Baton Rouge
Friday, October 14, 2016
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
201 Lafayette St. • Baton Rouge

Co-sponsored by the LSBA and the ADR Section - SECTION MEMBERS RECEIVE DISCOUNT

ADR Section's Annual Meeting will be held during lunch from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch is included in the registration fee for ADR Section Members.

Explore, recognize and understand how the world and the face of conflict have changed in the 21st Century.

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56th Bi-Annual Bridging the Gap Seminar - New Orleans
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - Wednesday, October 19, 2016
 Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Voodoo Fest CLE - New Orleans
Friday, October 28, 2016
 Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Workers' Comp CLE - Baton Rouge
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
2016 Ethics & Professionalism - Bossier City
Friday, November 04, 2016
Joint Program co-sponsored by LSBA & Gilsbar Specialty Insurance Services, L.L.C.

Horseshoe Bossier City
711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City
Registration: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fee: $250

Get your required ethics & professionalism credits early! *Attendance may 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.)
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16th Annual Class Action/Complex Litigation Symposium - New Orleans
Friday, November 11, 2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK Multi-Topic CLE!!
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Monday, November 21, 2016

InterContinental New York Times Square
300 West 44th St.
New York, NY
Registration: Sat., Nov. 19 at 7:30 a.m.

New York is . . . Great Sightseeing, Museums and Galleries, Music & Broadway Shows, Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Extravaganza, Awesome Dining & Shopping! New York City has it all!!


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Ethics & Professionalism: Watch Your P's & Q's - New Orleans
Friday, December 02, 2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted. 

28th Annual Summer School Revisited - New Orleans
Thursday, December 08, 2016 - Friday, December 09, 2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.

The Pursuit of Balance: Life & Law - New Orleans
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.

Trial Practice CLE - New Orleans
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
CLE Wrap Up - New Orleans
Friday, December 16, 2016
Location, Schedule, Topics & Speaker List to be posted.
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New Orleans, LA 70130
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