Join the Admiralty Law Committee of the New Orleans Chapter of the FBA for a discussion on the “Pitfalls in U.S. Coast Guard investigations” and “Punitive damages in maritime law” led by attorneys Irving Warshauer of Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, LLC, and William Schwartz of Baldwin, Haspel, Burke & Mayer, LLC. The event will start at 4:30 pm in Room B-124 of the Hale Boggs Federal Building, 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans. This is an informal event and, following the 45-minute discussion on the “Pitfalls in U.S. Coast Guard investigations” and “Punitive damages in maritime law,” attendees are invited to walk next door to Lafayette Square to enjoy free live music at Wednesday at the Square.
A Lunch with the Court will be held with the Hon. Michael North on May 4th 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.
Please join the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for a discussion on ethics and professionalism on April 6th from 3 to 5 pm. The Annual Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium is a living memorial to Judge Rubins contribution to federal jurisprudence and legal scholarship. We are thrilled to celebrate
the 25th anniversary of this program. This years featured speakers include the Hon. Martin Feldman, Michael Rubin, David Rubin, and Keith Jarrett.
- The Hon. Martin Feldman will explore Judge Rubin’s influence as a scholar, lawyer, and jurist.
- The Judges sons, Mike and David, will reminisce about the Judge both before and after he ascended to the bench, as well as his interests in teaching, literature, philosophy, and legal history mixed with his deep appreciation of Gilbert & Sullivan, the songs of the Broadway theater, and a love of humor.
- Keith Jarrett will discuss a lawyer’s ethical duty in negotiation.
For information, please download the 25th Annual Judge Alvin B. Rubin Registration Form or contact the Federal Bar Association by email or by phone at (504) 589-7990. To register and pay by mail, please click here. To register online, click here. Walk Ins Welcome!
A Lunch with the Court will be held with the Hon. Janis van Meerveld on April 12 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 Civil Rights Law Section, in partnership with the New Orleans Chapter for the first – and soon to be annual – Civil Rights Etouffee CLE in New Orleans on April 7, 2017. Seven hours of CLE including: Impact Litigation and Social Justice Warriors, From Training to the Streets: What are the Standards for Street Protest and First Amendment Policing?; For-Profit Policing: Fines, Fees, and Forfeitures; Pre-Trial detainees v. Post Conviction prisoners; Use of Force Continuum; “Religious Freedom” vs. LGBT Equality; Disparate Impact: Claims under the Fair Housing Act; Charters, Cybers, and Special Education; Civil Rights and Immigration Law; Medical Marijuana. Download information on the agenda and an overview of panels For information on the seminar, please contact the National Civil Rights Section, go to the Civil Rights CLE webpage, or download the Civil Rights CLE in New Orleans Brochure. To register, click here.