Midyear Meeting 2018

January 18-20, 2018 • Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Join the Louisiana State Bar Association in Baton Rouge in January for the 2018 Midyear Meeting. The three-day event will feature:
  • Several CLE programs
  • A reception honoring the 50-, 60- and 70-year members of the LSBA
  • Meetings of the Board of Governors, the House of Delegates and other committees
  • Meetings of the Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education, the Louisiana Bar Foundation and other organizations

Registration for the Midyear Meeting is FREE. For a minimal fee, young lawyers can also register for the annual Young Lawyers Division Professional Development Seminar to be held on Friday, Jan. 19.

Midyear Meeting News

Resolution Deadline for House of Delegates Meeting
The deadline is Wednesday, December 13, for submitting resolutions for the Louisiana State Bar Association’s (LSBA) House of Delegates meeting set for Saturday, January 20, 2018. This meeting is held in conjunction with the LSBA’s Midyear Meeting, January 18-20, 2018, at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel (7000 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge). Resolutions by House members and committee and section chairs should be addressed to LSBA Secretary John E. (Eddie) McAuliffe, Jr. and sent to the Louisiana Bar Center, 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130-3404, by 4:30 p.m. December 13. Resolutions must be signed by the author and an electronic version must be provided via email mindi.hunter@lsba.org.

YLD to Present Professional Development CLE Seminar on Jan. 19
The Louisiana State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will present its annual Professional Development CLE seminar on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. The seminar is open to the first 175 young lawyers who register. Program organizers will apply for 4 hours of CLE credit (including 1 hour of ethics, 1 hour of professionalism and 1 hour of law practice management). The registration cost is $30 and includes electronic course materials and breakfast at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel (7000 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge) Onsite registration will not be allowed unless space is available. Topics to be discussed include ethics, law practice management issues and professionalism. For more information, click here.

Free CLE Seminars Offered on Jan. 18
The LSBA is offering free CLE seminars in conjunction with this year’s Midyear Meeting. Seminars will take place on Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel.  To register for these seminars, participants must first complete the free Midyear Meeting registration. For further information, contact Eve Goudeau at 504-619-0115 or diversity@lsba.org.

Civil Law and Litigation Section Offers FREE 2-Hour CLE on Jan. 18
The LSBA Civil Law and Litigation Section will present a FREE two-hour CLE on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in conjunction with Midyear Meeting. The CLE will apply for two hours of CLE credit. For further information, contact Christine Richard at (504)619-0105 or email crichard@lsba.org.

Check Back for Midyear Meeting Updates!
The Midyear Meeting schedule and House agenda, as well as meeting updates, will be posted on the LSBA's website (www.lsba.org), disseminated in the Inside the LSBA e-newsletter, and published in print publications in the coming weeks.

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