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  Click here to download and/or read the entire September 2016 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 309).

    Inside this issue:
  • Letter from the president: 
    Social media and the practice
    of law: Be careful
  • Gail's grammar: read / lead / led
  • Attorney spotlight: Franz N. Borghardt
  • In memoriam: Ralph Brewer
  • Interview: Judge Shelly D. Dick
  • Revenge Porn in Louisiana
  • A visit to Cuba
  • Is Cuba ready for business?
  • BAR LUNCHEON:  Thursday, Sept. 8
  • ARTS JUDICATA:  Thursday, Sept. 29


  Click here to download and/or read the entire June 2016 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 308).

    Inside this issue:
  • Letter from the president: 
    How do we handle an aging bar? 
  • Tales from the bar side: 
    Carry on
  • Gail's grammar: has proved or has proven
  • Attorney spotlight: Lauren Smith Hensgens 
  • In memoriam: Karl Krousel
  • The automotive-repair industry and the
    practice of insurance steering
  • Jury selection: Choosing the right audience
  • BAR LUNCHEON:  Tuesday, June 14


  Click here to download and/or read the entire May 2016 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 307).

    Inside this issue:
  • Letter from the president: 
    Sleeping on the job?
  • Tales from the bar side: 
    Animal crackers
  • Gail's grammar: worse and worst
  • Attorney spotlight: Katie Desrouleaux Bowman
  • Which job interview questions are off limits?
  • Employee privacy challenges


  Click here to download and/or read the entire April 2016 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 306).

    Inside this issue:
  • Letter from the president: 
    What would you do if you did not practice law?
  • Tales from the bar side: 
    True confessions
  • Gail's grammar: every day, everyday
  • Attorney spotlight: Robert Savage
  • Interview with Max C. Marx
  • Student-record access is more
    challeging now than ever


  Click here to download and/or read the entire March 2016 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 305).

    Inside this issue:
  • Letter from the president: 
    Courtroom drama
  • Tales from the bar side: 
    Crash dummy
  • Gail's grammar: curb, curve
  • Can an employer be vicariously intoxicated
    under La. C.C. article 2314.5?
  • What I've learned: Bernard E. Boudreaux Jr. 
  • In memoriam: Cheney C. Joseph Jr. 
  • Bar Luncheon: March 23, 2016


  Click here to download and/or read the entire February 2016 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 304).

    Inside this issue:
  • Letter from the president: 
    What can the BRBA do for your practice?
    Amazing things!
  • Tales from the bar side: 
    Kindred souls
  • Gail's grammar: E-mail, e-mail, email
  • Authentic act requires physical presence
    of notary and witness
  • Interview: Lewis S. Doherty III
  • Interview: Rolando Urbina
  • Bar Luncheon: Feb. 17, 2016


  Click here to download and/or read the entire January 2016 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 303).

    Inside this issue:
  • Letter from the president: 
    A return to civility 
  • Message from the chair: 
    Mock Trial
  • Tales from the bar side: 
    My bad
  • Gail's grammar: Reign, Rein
  • The new domestic violence laws:
    How they affect your practice
  • In his own words: What (the heck)
    is wrong with the IRS?


  Click here to download and/or read the entire December 2015 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 302).

    Inside this issue:
  • Letter from the president: 
    Glad I answered the phone
  • Tales from the bar side: 
    Open letter
  • Gail's grammar: Hyphenating
    adjective phrases 
  • Interview with Laurie Kadair
  • An early Christmas present? Amendments
    to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Out of the law


  Click here to download and/or read the entire November 2015 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 301).

    Inside this issue:
  • Letter from the president: 
    Too big for your britches?
  • Tales from the bar side: 
    Name-calling
  • Gail's grammar: Oxford commas 
  • Holiday Star Project
  • Louisiana notaries public
  • Taking a bite out of tax avoidance
  • BRBA softball tournament


  Click here to download and/or read the entire October 2015 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 300).

    Inside this issue:

  • Ipse dixit: 300 issues of Around the Bar!
  • Letter from the president: 
    With apologies to all
  • Tales from the bar side: 
    What goes around, flows around 
  • Gail's grammar: Aver
  • New CLE credit for pro bono 
  • SLLS provides critical legal help
    for the most in need
  • Reynolds v. Bordelon:  Clearing the muddy
    waters of spoliation
  • Exploring new horizons: Mexican energy reform
  • Legislative updates


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