A Lunch with the Court will be held with the Hon. Sarah Vance on July 13th 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 Younger Lawyers Division as they host Morning at the Federal Courthouse on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The program will begin at 8:30 am in U.S. District Court and be followed by observations of motions and sentencing by participating judges, breakout sessions, and a panel discussion on issues every law student and young lawyer needs to know. Morning at the Federal Courthouse gives young lawyers and law students an opportunity to observe federal practice, including a panel discussion by District Judges, Magistrate Judges, and others from the federal system. Lawyers will receive 3 hours of CLE. Discounted pricing for Federal Bar Association members. Students who join the FBA, receive this program for free. Registration is quick and convenient:
- For a tentative agenda including speakers, please go to the Morning at the Federal Courthouse Agenda.
- For law firms wishing to register their summer associates, please download the 2017 Morning at the Federal Courthouse Registration.
- For individual students and young lawyers wanting CLE, please download the Individual Lawyer and Student Registration.
- Or, to register and pay online, please click here.
For additional information, please contact CC Kahr, Executive Director, at (504) 589-7990.
Join members of the New Orleans Chapter of Federal Bar Association for Lawyers who Lunch on June 8th at 12 noon. This is a casual lunch for law students, lawyers of all practice areas, and members of the judiciary to network and enjoy the fine cuisine of Tableau overlooking historic Jackson Square. A speaker from the Preservation Hall Foundation will be on hand to discuss the preservation of musical traditions of New Orleans. Meet members of the legal community and discuss and the latest news and developments.
Members and non-members are welcome to attend. The cost is $25 and includes lunch. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Contact the FBA at (504) 589-7990, email CC Kahr, Executive Director, or register online.
The New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society will co-host a lunchtime professionalism CLE on diversity in the legal profession on May 24, 2017, at 12 noon in U.S. District Court, C-279. The Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Societys current President, Royce Duplessis, Special Counsel at the Louisiana Supreme Court, will moderate a panel of speakers that will explore the benefits of diversity in all sectors of the profession from their unique vantage points. The featured panelists include:
- The Hon. Janis van Meerveld, Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana
- Kelly McNeil Legier, Commission Counsel, Judiciary Commission of Louisiana
- Sandra Diggs-Miller, Assistant General Counsel, Entergy Services Inc.
- Monique Gouisha Doucette, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins
The cost to attend is $10 for FBA and Martinet members and includes a light lunch. Non-members pay $35. To register, download the Diversity and Inclusion Registration Form or pay online by clicking here.
The New Orleans Chapter of the FBA invites its members to volunteer for a fun landscaping and gardening project to benefit Crescent Leadership Academy. Crescent Leadership Academy (CLA), a local charter school in Algiers, provides alternative educational services to students in grades 7 12. The Chapter has worked closely with the students of CLA on Conflict Resolution and Civics projects and is thrilled to continue our community partnership. Volunteers will plant flowers and small shrubs and create beautiful stone borders on Saturday morning beginning at 9 am on May 20, 2017. No special skills are needed and friends and family are welcome to join us. For additional information and to sign up, please email or call CC Kahr at (504) 589-7990.