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.
The New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars are hosting a free legal fair on Saturday, November 11th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We need volunteer lawyers to help assist veterans in need of notarial services and basic legal services including wills and powers of attorney. Wills for Veterans will be held at the VFW Hall at 531 Lyons Street, New Orleans. Interested in volunteering and helping our local veterans? Please contact the New Orleans Chapter of the FBA at 504-589-7990 or email email@example.com.
Need Ethics and Professionalism?
Join the New Orleans Chapter of the FBA for one hour of Ethics and one hour of Professionalism on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 12 noon. Explore best practices and handling challenging opposing counsel. Speakers include: the Hon. Karen Wells Roby, Chief Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana; the Hon. Michael North, Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana; Lynn Luker, Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford; and Paul M. Sterbcow, Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson. Download the Ethics and Professionalism in Discovery Registration Form or contact the FBA at (504) 589-7990.
Join the FBA on December 6th at 1 pm at U.S. District Court – EDLA for the Annual Malcolm Monroe Seminar. Deadline to register and get sworn in to the federal courts is November 13, 2017. CLE only registrations accepted through December 5, 2017.
- Attendance at the Malcolm W. Monroe Seminar on December 6, 2017, will provide one hour each of ethics, professionalism, and law practice management. An additional hour of federal practice will be offered.
- The seminar will culminate with a ceremony at which attendees can be sworn into all federal courts in Louisiana, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The deadline to get sworn is November 13, 2017. Please review the 2017 Malcolm Monroe Registration Materials for detailed instructions on applying for this program and to be admitted to the Federal Courts in Louisiana.
- To access the CLE agenda, please click on the Malcolm Monroe CLE Agenda.
- Following the ceremony, the Younger Lawyers Division will host the annual Holiday Cocktail Part in the Great Hall of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.