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CLE by the Hour 2014   DEC. 8, 9, 18, 19, 29 & 30    

MONDAY, DEC. 8  - speaker bios
8 AM  /  DWI for the Civil Practitioner  /  JOHN McLINDON
9:10 AM  /  Title Insurance  / CLAY TANNER
10:20 AM  /  Professionalism    1    2    3    4   / JUDGE JAY ZAINEY 
11:30 AM  /  Public Bid Law 2014 Update  / STEVEN LOEB
1:30 PM  /  Federal Appellate Practice  / CATHERINE MARAIST
2:40 PM  /  State Appellate Practice / MARK PLAISANCE
3:50 PM  /  Industrial Strength Torts: 
Recent Jurisprudence on Industrial Accidents in La.
 / MIKE PALMINTIER
5 PM  /  Ethics of Social Media  / AMANDA STOUT
6:10 PM  / Professionalism  /  JUDGE JOHN MICHAEL GUIDRY

TUESDAY, DEC. 9  - speaker bios 
[SPONSORED BY TOTAL CARE INJURY & PAIN CENTERS]

8 AM /  Challenges for Cause and Hidden Bias in Jury Selection  /  FRANZ BORGHARDT
9:10 AM  /  Professionalism  / MARSHA WADE
10:20 AM  /  Ethics of Jury Selection  / AMY GROVES LOWE
11:30 AM  /  Optimal Prognosis for Your Clients Coordinating
Medical Care Following Injury  / DR. JAY PERNICIARO
1:30 PM  /  Bankruptcy:  It Doesn't Change State Law ... Unless It Does   / RYAN RICHMOND
2:40 PM  /  Rule-Making Made Easy  /  CATHERINE BRINDLEY
3:50 PM  /  Entertainment Law  / MEG KAUL

THURSDAY, DEC. 18 - speaker bios 

8 AM  /  Can You Say That? Ethics & Advocacy in the Court of Public Opinion  /  BRIAN ABELS
9:10 AM  /  Professionalism: R-E-S-P-E-C-T   /  ANN WISE   [no materials]
10:20 AM  /  Preserving Government Benefits
When Settling a Personal Injury Case
  /  KAREN MURPHY & LINDA MELANCON
11:30 AM  /  Tax Advocacy  /  DAVID GUNN
1:30 PM  /  How are the IRS and Tax Relevant to my Legal Practice?  /  CORY & ANGIE BRYSON
2:40 PM  /  Communicating with Jurors Voir Dire to Verdict    / JAMES d'ENTREMONT
3:50 PM  /  Recent Developments in Successions and Donations  /  JOE MENGIS       
5 PM  /  Mediation  /  PAUL MARKS
6:10 PM  /  Professionalism  /  BARRY GROSKY

FRIDAY, DEC. 19  - speaker bios 

8 AM  /  Labor & Employment Law Update   /  LEVY LEATHERMAN
9:10 AM  /  Taming the Beast:  Practical Tips for Increasing Your Productivity   /  DAVID OGWYN
10:20 AM  /  Recent Developments in Criminal Appeals   /  PRENTICE HALL
11:30 AM / Criminal Law Update  / KURT WALL
1:30 PM  /  Ethics of Lawyer Advertising  /  RICHARD LEMMLER
2:40 PM  /  Professionalism:  Things that Will Happen to You
& What to Do When They Do
  /  ABBOUD THOMAS & HAYDEN A. MOORE
3:50 PM  /  Professionalism      2   /  I.J. CLARK-SAM

MONDAY, DEC. 29
[SPONSORED BY AYLA, LLC]
8 AM  /  OSHA Requirements for the Law Office
and Whistleblower Protection  /  ANGELA FISHER & DORINDA FOLSE
9:10 AM  /  Professionalism  /  SKIP PHILLIPS
10:20 AM  /  Hot Topics in Property & Commercial Law  /  CHRIS ODINET
11:30 AM  /  Local Regulation of Oil & Gas Activity  /  KEITH HALL
1:30 PM  /  Business Valuation Update  /  BENJAMIN VANCE
2:40  PM  /  Ethics /  CHICK MOORE
3:50 PM  /  Professionalism  /  JUDGE DUKE WELCH
5 PM  /  Ethics  /  ROBERT KENNEDY
6:10 PM  /  Professionalism:  A Different Perspective  /  JUDGE JESSIE LeBLANC        

TUESDAY, DEC. 30
 8 AM  /  Commercial Office Building Leases & Related Issues  /  JOHN L. BREWERTON III
 9:10 AM  /  The New Cause of Action Against Agents/Mandatary
and Related Legislative Updates
  /  JANE ARIEAUX THOMAS
 10:20 AM  /  Professionalism:  Unconscious Bias  /  JUDGE LYNN LUKER
 11:30 AM  /  Commercial Damages  /  TUAN PHAM
 1:30 PM  /  Dometic Violence  /  JUDGE PAM BAKER
 2:40 PM  /  Ethics  /  ERIC MILLER
 3:50 PM  /  Professionalism  /  GENE GROVES
    


PRACTICING LAW IN BATON ROUGE / Dec. 4  -  CLE MATERIALS
11 a.m.-12 p.m.        Speaker:  Van Mayhall                Ethics materials    

12:15-1:15 p.m.        Speaker:  Judge Shelly D. Dick    Professionalism materials 

1:15-2:15 p.m.          Speaker:   Magistrate Judge Stephen Riedlinger & Magistrate Judge Richard Bourgeois    
                               Roundtable:  Practicing Before the Magistrates - NO MATERIALS -

2:30-3:30 p.m.          Speaker:  Judge Douglas Dodd    Ethics materials 


  


Fall Expo & Conference 2014  -  CLE MATERIALS

Thursday, Sept. 11
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.    Legislative Update:  Acts of 2014 of Special Interest to the Bench and Bar - materials
Speaker:  H. Alston Johnson III

2- 3 p.m.    Professionalism:  Handling the Legal Needs of Military,
Veterans and Their Families: A Louisiana Professionalism
 
- materials
Speaker:  David LaCerte

3:45 - 4:45 p.m.    Ethics:  Ethical Considerations in Law Office Practice - materials
Speaker:  Charles "Chuck" B. Plattsmier 


 

CLE ON THE GEAUX IN HOUSTON 2014  -  CLE MATERIALS  speaker biographies ]


Friday, Aug. 28, 2014
12:30 - 2 p.m.    FEDERAL EVIDENCE AND THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA - materials
Speaker:  Kyle Ferachi

2 - 3 p.m.    LSU ATHLETES ON THE FIELD AND IN THE LAW
Panel:  Kevin Ainsworth, Jimmy Courtenay, Jordan Faircloth,
Kris Perret & Henri Saunders; Moderator: Chad Dudley - materials


3:15 - 4:15 p.m.    ETHICS
Speaker:  Michael S. Walsh - guidepresentation notes

4:15 - 5:15 p.m.    MEET THE CHIEFS: 
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW, BUT HAVE BEEN TOO AFRAID TO ASK

Panel:  Judge Pam Baker, Judge William Dupont,
Judge Blair Downing Edwards, Judge Guy Holdridge - materials

5:15 - 6:15 p.m.    PROFESSIONALISM
Speakers:  Michael A. Golemi, James Peltier, Judge Guy Holdridge - materials 

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2014
8:30 - 10 a.m.
    CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LAW UPDATE civil materials  -  criminal materials
Speakers:  Judge Toni Higginbotham & Scott Johnson

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.    TRIAL EVIDENCE:  GETTING IT IN AND KEEPING IT OUT
Speaker:  Darrel J. Papillion - materials

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.    WORKING WITH YOUR FINANCIAL EXPERT
Speaker:  Ralph Stephens - materials



BENCH BAR CONFERENCE 2014  -  CLE MATERIALS 


Thursday, July 24, 2014
BEING DR. XAVIER (Professionalism)
2 - 3 PM - Speaker:  James A. Cobb Jr. (no materials online)

AVOIDING KRYPTONITE
3 - 4 PM - Speakers:  John Cattie and James Raines  (+ additional handout)

THE GREEN LANTERN WILL LIGHT OUR WAY THROUGH THE FOG
4:15 - 5:15 PM - Speakers:  Judge William A. Morvant and Judge Shelly D. Dick

CHANGING FROM CLARK KENT TO SUPERMAN
5:15 - 6:15 PM - Speaker: Lewis O. Unglesby

Friday, July 25, 2014
DEFENDING LEX LUTHOR (Professionalism)
8 - 9 AM - Speaker:  Stephen Jones


PUT DOWN THAT CELL PHONE AND STEP BACK! (Ethics)
9 - 10 AM - Speaker:  Michael H. Rubin 


    LET IT GO (Professionalism)
10:15 - 11:15 AM - Speaker:  Bethany Rubin Henderson


DWI MYTH BUSTERS: 
Myth vs. Reality
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM - Speakers: Col. Mike Edmonson,
Master Trooper Greg Marchand, Lance Pratt, D. Carson Marcantel,
Franz Borghardt and Steven J. Moore

Saturday, July 26, 2014
ACCESSING THE SECRETS OF THE BAT COMPUTER
8 - 9 AM - Speaker:  John Linss (no materials online)


WHEN ALL OF OUR POWERS COMBINE, WE ARE FEDERAL COURT!
9 - 10 AM - Speakers:  Chief U.S. District Court Judge Brian A. Jackson,
Michael L. McConnell, Clarence Rambo,
Donna Gregory and Kell Martin (no materials online)

CAPTAIN AMERICA'S SWORD & SHIELD OF EVIDENCE
10:15 - 11:15 AM - Speaker:  Edward J. Walters

HOLY RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, BATMAN!
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM - Speakers:  Judge Pamela Moses-Laramore
and District Attorney Hillar Moore III