Unpopular Defendants: From John Adams to Guantanamo – March 3, 2015

Serving the Profession through Pro Bono Work

Ken Starr

Ken Starr

This two hour ethics and professionalism CLE features Ken Starr, distinguished academician, lawyer and public servant, Erin Arnold, clerk to the Hon. Jerry Brown, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Kathleen Gasparian, Gasparian Immigration, and Martin Stern, Adams and Reese. The panel will explore topics ranging from representing immigration cases and death row inmates to pro bono opportunities in the Eastern District of Louisiana. The program will be held on March 3, 2015 from 3 to 5 pm in Room 414, U.S. District Court – EDLA.

Discounted CLE rates for FBA members.

Click here for Unpopular Defendants CLE Agenda and Registration Form or to register online.

Federal Practice CLE Series – March 25 & 26, 2015

Join the Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter for its annual Federal Practice CLE Series on March 25th and 26th.  The program includes members of the judiciary and seasoned practitioners discussing the latest developments in Preparing the Pre-Trial Order and Trial Issues, Amendments to Discovery Rules and E-Discovery, Rule 12, and Bankruptcy Jurisdiction, Removals, Trials, Appeals and Other Practical Issues. Earn up to 8 hours of Continuing Legal Education. Register by the program or for the entire series.

Speakers include: The Hon. Carl J. Barbier, U.S.D.C.-EDLA; the Hon. Jerry Brown, U.S. Bankruptcy Court;  the Hon. Nannette Jolivette Brown, U.S.D.C.-EDLA; the Hon. Michael North, Magistrate Judge, U.S.D.C.-EDLA; Erin K. Arnold, Clerk to Judge Jerry Brown, U.S. Bankruptcy Court;  Mark R. Beebe, Adams and Reese; Donna Phillips Currault, Gordon Arata; Mark A. Mintz, Jones Walker; Paul M. Sterbcow, Lewis Kullman.

Discounted CLE rates for FBA Members.

Click here for the Federal Practice CLE Series 2015 Agenda and Registration Form or to register online.

Human Trafficking Seminar & CLE on February 26, 2015

Human trafficking is a crisis with both global and local implications. Join the Younger Lawyers Division of the New Orleans Federal Bar Association, Eden House, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana for a seminar on Thursday, February 26th from 8:30 am to 12:15 pm exploring:

  • Louisiana Law
  • Federal and State Law Enforcement
  • Psychological Impact of Trauma and Diversion from Criminal Prosecution

Speakers include:  Kenneth Polite, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the EDLA; Kara Van de Carr, Founder and President, Eden House; Maria M. Odom, DHS Ombudsman for Citizenship and Immigration Services; Scott Santoro, Program Manager, Strategic Training Development, Federal Law Enforcement Traning Center; Katherine Green, Founder of Eden House, Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Shelly D. Dick; the Hon. Joy C. Lobrano, LA Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal; Julia Evans, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the EDLA; Special Agent Taneka Harris, FBI Crimes Against Children; Don Doner, LA State Police Investigative Specialist; Vivienne Hayne, JD, MD; the Hon. Desiree M. Charbonnet, Chief Judge of Orleans Municipal Court.

Discounted CLE rates for FBA Members and those with the U.S. Attorney’s Office earning CLE.   Those not seeking 3.5 Hours of CLE, may attend for free.

Click here for the Human Trafficking Flyer and Registration Form or to register online.