The New Orleans Chapter of the FBA is thrilled to announce the creation of several new committees including Admiralty, Criminal Law, Diversity, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Federal Litigation, Immigration, Labor & Employment, and Philanthropy/Outreach. Local committee membership is free! Check out the Committee webpage here.
A complimentary program for lawyers interested in seeking civil appointments in federal and state courts. Hear directly from federal judges from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, as well as civil and family court judges from Orleans Parish Civil District Court. The judges will explain their powers of appointment, the types of appointments available, and how to apply for appointments. This program will be held in U.S. District Court – EDLA from 2:30 pm – 4 pm on Thursday, February 2, 2017. For information on this program, please click on Securing Civil Appointments Registration Form.
Moderator: Hon. Kurt D. Engelhardt, Chief Judge for the United States District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
Panelists: Hon. Eldon E. Fallon, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana; Hon. Douglas D. Dodd, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana; Hon. Tiffany G. Chase, Civil District Court Judge for Orleans Parish; Hon. Clare Jupiter, Civil District Court Judge for Orleans Parish; Hon. Kern A. Reese, Civil District Court Judge for Orleans Parish.
Special thanks to our co-host
A Lunch with the Court will be held with the Hon. Susie Morgan on January 26 at 12 noon. 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 practitioners, to socialize with other attorneys new to the practice, and to gain valuable insight. Space is limited.
Join the FBA for a panel discussion with lawyers from local federal agencies who will explain how they came to their current positions and what they entail. This event is open to members of the Tulane and Loyola law school communities. The program and cocktail social to follow will be held at Tulane Law School at 6329 Freret Street, Rm. 151, New Orleans on January 26th beginning at 4 p.m. For information, contact CC Kahr, Executive Director, at (504) 589-7990 or download the flyer. To register, please click here.
The Admiralty Committee is holding its first meeting of the new year on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. at the offices of King, Krebs and Jurgens, 201 St. Charles Ave., 45th Floor, New Orleans, LA 70170. Local committee membership is free. For an agenda, click here. We are especially looking for input on the following topics:
- Events in 2017, including substantive meetings, CLEs and social events
- Membership and recruitment, especially of young lawyers and law students
- Communication of professional announcements, recent developments in admiralty and maritime law, and other events through email and NOFBA’s The Advocate
We look forward to seeing you on January 5th. Lunch provided. RSVP: Contact CC Kahr at 504-589-7990 or register online.