Dialogues on Inclusion: A Panel Discussion on Breaking Barriers in the Legal Profession on June 29, 2015

Inclusion PhotosA CLE and Reception Honoring the Hon. Ivan L.R. Lemelle

Please join the Hon. Carl E. Stewart, Wayne J. Lee, María Pabón López, and Christopher J. Alfieri for a discussion on breaking the historic barriers of racial, socio-economic, gender, and sexual orientation bias in the legal profession.  Panelists will explore their professional experiences with the bench and bar.  The Hon. Nannette Jolivette Brown will moderate this discussion which will include a conversation on the current civil rights issues of today.

The program will be held on June 29, 2015 from 3 pm to 5 pm and offer two hours of Continuing Legal Education credit with one hour qualifying for professionalism. A reception will follow.  This program is inspired by the achievements of the Hon. Ivan L.R. Lemelle who will assume senior status in June 2015.

For information, please contact the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association by phone at 580-7990 or email CC Kahr, Executive Director.  Download the Agenda and Registration Form   To register online, please click here.

A special note of appreciation to the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Society, and the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Louisiana  for co-hosting this event.

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Contact the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association at (504) 589-7990 or email CC Kahr, Executive Director, for more information.

Lunch with the Court with the Hon. Jay Zainey – June 23, 2015

The next Lunch With the Court will be held on June 23rd at 12 noon with the Hon. Jay C. Zaineyzainey_jay_pjpaward.
The lunch, which is arranged by the Younger Lawyers Division of the Federal Bar Association, is open to FBA members at no cost.  The Lunch With The Court program is an excellent opportunity to meet federal judges informally, to socialize with other attorneys new to the practice, and to gain valuable insight.   Space is limited. There is no charge for FBA members.

To register online, please click here.  For additional information, please contact CC Kahr, Executive Director, at 504-589-7990.