Thursday, November 2, 2023 - Friday, November 3, 2023

Click on the "Register" button above to register for the conference.

Register by Thursday, October 19, 2023 to receive the early registration discount price listed below.

Registration Fees:

Full Conference (13.00 hrs):

$460 ($510 after Oct 19)

Day 1 (Thursday) Only (6.25 hrs):

$280 ($330 after Oct 19)

Day 2 (Friday) Only (6.75 hrs): 

$300 ($350 after Oct 19)

Ethics & Professionalism (1 hr each):

$50 each


13.00 hrs CLE credits in LA, TX, and MS




PDF delivered to your email inbox approximately one week before the program. There will be no option to purchase a book this year, so you may want to print the materials before departing for the conference.

Conference Sessions

Detailed agenda coming soon

Time Name Speakers
Thursday, November 2, 2023
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration and Check-In
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMOpening Remarks
8:45 AM - 10:00 AMRecent Developments: An Overview of National and Circuit Decisions, and Louisiana Decisions of Interest
10:00 AM - 10:15 AMBreak
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMSubchapter V Unlocked: How to Maximize the Many Benefits of Small Business Reorganizations
11:15 AM - 12:00 PMFireside Chat on the Energy Sector in the Gulf South
12:00 PM - 12:55 PMLunch (Provided)
1:00 PM - 2:15 PMFinestone on Evidence
2:15 PM - 2:25 PMBreak
2:25 PM - 3:25 PMBusiness Breakout: NOTICE! Huh! Yeah! What Is It Good For? Absolutely Everything!
2:25 PM - 3:25 PMConsumer Breakout: Consumer Case Updates (Chapters 7 & 13)
3:25 PM - 3:45 PMBreak
3:45 PM - 4:45 PMBusiness Breakout: Involuntary Bankruptcy: A Powerful Tool in the Creditors’ Arsenal, But Proceed with Caution
3:45 PM - 4:45 PMConsumer Breakout: Hot Topics in Chapter 7 & 13
5:00 PMBrown Inn of Court: Annual Meeting & Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Kelly Hart and the Brown Inn of Court
Friday, November 3, 2023
8:00 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration and Check-In
8:30 AM - 9:45 AMRecent Developments: An Overview of National and Circuit Decisions and Louisiana Decisions of Interest (Continued)
9:45 AM - 10:00 AMBreak
10:00 AM - 11:00 AMDismissals, Conversions & Trustees: What’s “Cause” Got To Do With It?”
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMPatient, Practical, Peaceful, and Pithy - what’s in your “Professional Wallet?
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch (Provided)
1:00 PM - 2:15 PMPanacea or Pandora’s Box? The Ethical Role of AI In the Practice of Law
2:15 PM - 2:30 PMBreak
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMBusiness Breakout: Highland Games: Gatekeeping, Mootness Races & Other Chapter 11 Gymnastics
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMConsumer Breakout: Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and Face the Conversion)
3:30 PM - 3:45 PMBreak
3:45 PM - 5:00 PMJudge's Panel: Moderated by Professor Summer Chandler

Conference Location

Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
United States

Overnight Accommodations

To reserve a room at The Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, click below. Book by October 2, 2023 .

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General Information

Conference Materials

PDF materials will be emailed to you and available for download approximately one week before the conference.  We suggest that you either print or save the PDF materials to your mobile device, and fully charge your batteries before the conference. NOTE: Hard copy materials will not be available.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests must be received in our office in writing no later than Thursday, October 19, 2023 to receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Requests may be emailed to

Additional Information

Special accommodations for accessibility or dietary restrictions/allergies 
Indicate your accommodations request during registration or email with your requests or questions. Please submit such requests by
Thursday, October 19, 2023.

Video and audio recording are prohibited. Selected portions of this conference will be rebroadcast or available on-demand after the conference.


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