MEDIATING WITH THE MASTERS: HOW TO BE MORE SUCCESSFUL IN GETTING TO YES (September 25)

September 25, 2014; 2:00-4:00 p.m.
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
500 Poydras St., Courtroom C227, New Orleans, LA 70130
(2 hours of CLE credit, including Ethics and Professionalism)

PANELISTS
United States District Judge Nannette J. Brown (Moderator)

Professor Bobby Harges, Mediation Arbitration Professional Systems (MAPS).
United States Magistrate Judge Michael B. North
John W. Perry of Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions
Richard C. Stanley of Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, LLC
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TOPICS WILL INCLUDE
Which Ethics and Professionalism Rules Apply in Mediations
How Best to Prepare for and to Be Effective In Mediation
How to Determine Which Cases Should be Mediated and Which Should Not

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JURY TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

JURY TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

Pea v. City of Ponchatoula, 2:13-cv-542, Judge Zainey, 8:30am

[This does not necessarily include all jury trials; and does NOT include bench trials, evidentiary hearings, non-trial criminal proceedings, oral arguments, or other court proceedings occurring in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Moreover, these matters are subject to late settlement, continuance or other deferral which might prevent trial from commencing as scheduled.]

SPOILS OF WAR: PLUNDER AND DESTRUCTION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE PACIFIC THEATER OF WORLD WAR II

OCTOBER 2, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.
(THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM, 945 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70130
(6.5 hours of CLE credit approved)

*  registration fees include curator-guided tour and a catered lunch

Join lawyers and experts in the following fields for a fascinating and informative program on:
• The Plunder and Destruction of Cultural Heritage in the Pacific Theater
• Preserving the War’s Historic Sites
• Preventing the Desecration of Sunken WWII Heritage Sites
• The Environmental Time Bombs of Sunken Battleships

OUR EXPERT PANELISTS:

William Cook, J.D., Associate General Counsel, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Tess Davis, J.D., Archeologist, Lawyer and Affiliate Researcher, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Ricardo J. Elia, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Archeology, Boston University
Laura Gongaware, J.D., Bland & Partners, PLLC
John Stubbs, Director of Preservation Studies, Tulane University School of Architecture
Mark J. Spalding, President, The Ocean Foundation
Ole Varmer, Attorney-Advisor, International Section, Office of the General Counsel, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The attendance fee for this Second Annual Cultural Heritage Seminar includes a curator-guided tour and a catered lunch. The seminar is hosted in partnership with The National WWII Museum and The American Society of International Law.

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