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2021 Big Easy Bootcamp: Basic Training for Lawyering in New Orleans (Member)

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Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Time: 9:30 am - 4:15 pm Online CLE Webinar

CLE:  5 Hours of CLE including 1 Hour of Ethics, 2 Hours of Professionalism, and 2 Hours of Law Practice Management

Location:  Live Zoom Webinar



9:30-10:30 – Ethical Issues You Will Inevitably Encounter
You’ll get practical information on ethics geared to new lawyers. Learn about ethicalissues encountered by more new lawyers, the nuances of professional responsibility, attorney-client relationships, confidentiality, malpractice and the use of social media.

      Melissa M. Lessel, Deutsch Kerrigan, LLP

10:45-11:45 – Practicing In State and Federal Court
This program will explore the similarities and differences between litigating in State and Federal Court. Learn how, when, and what you need to file in each court. This includes the necessary documents, the best methods for filing, andwhen you can expect to be heard.  

      Rebekka C. Veith, Fishman Haygood, LLP

11:45-12:45 – Lunch Break

12:45-1:45 – Top 10 Things Every Associate Should Know
What does it take to be a top notch associate? What are the expectations whenyou practice in a small firm versus a larger firm? Find out the answers from ourlegal experts.

      M. Nan Alessandra, Phelps Dunbar, LLP
      Sunni J. LeBeouf, New Orleans City Attorney

2:00- 3:00 - Making a Good Impression when Approaching the Bench
This CLE will address courtroom demeanor, how to properly utilize your resources in the courtroom, advice on asking the right questions, and tips on how to make your day in court a successful one. 

      The Hon. Kern A. Reese, Orleans Civil District Court
      The Hon. Marissa Hutabarat, First City Court 

3:15 - 4:15 – Mastering Cocktail Conversation
Hear the answers to questions that your friends will ask you, whether in a professional or social setting, such as getting someone out of jail, needing a will, family issues, and real estate problems. 

      Harry A. Rosenberg, Phelps Dunbar, LLP
      Rose S. Sher, Jones Walker, LLP

Please note our updated cancellation policy:
Payment is expected before the start of programs in order to attend. Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund. No shows are not eligible for refunds and will be charged for the program, plus an administrative billing fee.

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