Thursday, September 15, 2022
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in/Conference Opening
 
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Security Devices
Michael Rubin

A review of recent legislation and jurisprudence addressing issues relating to mortgages, privileges, suretyship, pledge, and deposits relating to real property.

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Labor & Employment Law
William Corbett

A review of recent legislation and jurisprudence in the areas of Labor and Employment law, including US Supreme Court rulings and Department of Labor guidance.

10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Louisiana Civil Procedure & Evidence
William Corbett

A review of recent changes to the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure and interesteing cases hinging on such procedural points.

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
Property Law, Sales & Leases
J. Randall Trahan

A review of recent legislation and jurisprudence addressing various aspects of real property including, but not limited to, acquisitive prescription, possession, co-ownership, rights to fruits, partition, servitudes, restrictions, public records, expropriation, sales, adn obligations of parties.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Ethics
Greg Smith

A review of recent disciplinary cases, ethics opinions, and rule changes relating to lawyer misconduct and standards of professional responsibility.

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Successions & Donations
Melissa Lonegrass

A review of recent legislation and jurisprudence relating to the possession and disposition of property of heirs and legatees of intestate and testate successions.

3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Torts
John Church

A review of recent changes in tea area of Tort Law, both legislative and jurisprudential. Topics covered may include tort reform, toxic torts, negligence, immunities, intentional torts, malpractice, wrongful death, products liability, vicarious liability, workers' compensation, insurance and indemnity.

4:20 PM - 5:20 PM
Criminal Law
Lisa Avalos

A discussion of recent legislation and jurisprudence related to criminal law and procedure.  Recent Jurisprudence topics include constitutional issues, procedural Issues, and substantive law issues.  Recent Legislation covers substantive crimes, pre-trial issues, procedure, sentencing, and post-conviction. 

Friday, September 16, 2022
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in/Conference Opening
 
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Mineral Rights
Keith Hall

A review of recent legislation and jurisprudence related to mineral rights, including changes to the Mineral code, issues related to the sale and lease of real property when mineral rights are involved including prescription, possession, servitudes as well as issues of liability and obligations.

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Insurance Law
Shelton Blunt

A review of recent legislation and jurisprudence related to insurance including automobile liability, uninsured motorist, personal liability, commercial liability, property insurance, life insurance, health and accident insurance. Discussion will also focus on penalties and applicable administrative rules and legislation.

9:40 AM - 10:40 AM
Professionalism

A discussion of professional conduct and responsibility relating to knowledge and skill faithfully employed in the service of clients and the public good

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
Business Organizations
Elizabeth Carter

A review of recent legislation and jurisprudence related to the formation, management, transfer, and sale of business organizations and associated assets, including real property, ownership and interests

11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
Family Law
Andrea Carroll

A review of recent legislation and jurisprudence addressing various aspects of marriage, divorce, adn ownership and partition of community and separate property.