Thursday, September 14, 2023 - Friday, September 15, 2023

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

Register by Thursday, August 31, 2023 to receive early registration discount price listed below.

Registration Fees:

Full Conference (15.0 hrs):

$475 ($525 after Aug 31)

Day 1 (Thursday) Only (8.0 hrs.):

$360 ($410 after Aug 31)

Day 2 (Friday) Only (7.0 hrs.): 

$315 ($365 after Aug 31)

Ethics & Professionalism (1 hr each):

$50 each


15.0 hrs CLE credits in LA, TX, and MS

Family Law & Appellate Practice Specialization Credits



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

Time Name Speakers
Thursday, September 14, 2023
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMCheck-in/Conference Opening
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMCommunity Property Judgments and Bankruptcy for Family Lawyers
9:10 AM - 10:10 AMYou’re the Reason our Children are Ugly: How and When to Fire a Client (Ethics)
10:20 AM - 11:20 AMProfessionalism
12:20 PM - 1:20 PMTemporary Custody under La. CCP 3945
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMFinding Hidden Community Assets in Community Property Partitions
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMLife Insurance and Estate Planning: What Family Law Lawyers Need to Know
3:40 PM - 4:40 PMWork Smarter, Not Harder; Tips and Tricks with Tech in Trial Practice
4:40 PM - 5:40 PMDuties Between Spouses Before and After Termination of Community
5:40 PMLSBA Family Law Section Reception and Annual Meeting
Friday, September 15, 2023
7:30 AM - 8:00 AMCheck-in/Conference Opening
8:00 AM - 9:30 AMRecent Developments in Legislation & Jurisprudence
9:40 AM - 10:40 AMA Deep Dive into Medical Marijuana and Other Family Related Issues
10:50 AM - 11:50 AMBurdens of Proof and Standards of Review for Louisiana Family Law Cases: From the Perspective of a Family Law Judge and Appellate Judge
12:50 PM - 1:50 PMElectronic Evidence, A Warren L. Mengis Approach Part 2
2:00 PM - 3:30 PMFamily Law Practice A to Z: A 2023 Reprise
3:40 PM - 4:40 PMDefending Against a Protective Order and a Post-Separation Violence Relief Act Claim

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 or call 866-469-5448 and mention "LSU Family Law Seminar." Book by August 29, 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, August 31, 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, August 31, 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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