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 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.

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status CLE – A Focus on Louisiana on May 28, 2015

PB&J – Pro Bono & Juveniles and the New Orleans Pro Bono Project invite all to a free CLE “Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) – a Focus on Louisiana”. To be held on May 28, 2015 from 2:00 to 5:00 at the US District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, Rm C455, at 500 Poydras Street, the program will provide three hours of CLE and the training attorneys need in order to take on a SIJS case. All participants will leave with useful resources and forms.

  • The highlight of the CLE will be a round-table discussion with Louisiana practitioners on how different courts in Louisiana are handling these issues.  We will discuss best practices in both state and immigration court and provide tips and tricks for handling these matters.

For more information, contact Kathleen Gasparian or click the following agenda and registration form..