Pan American Conference and Media Center
601 Poydras Street, 11th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70170
Course book included with all formats
Reach a Civil Litigation Resolution as Quickly as Possible - With Insight From the Bench
When was the last time that you had an easy and convenient way to spend a day with the judges you come before - and hear their thoughts on the law, on legal practices and on personal likes and dislikes in their courtrooms? This unique program has been designed to give you the chance to interact directly with your local civil court judges - and ask them the questions that are on your mind. You'll gain insights that will help you to customize your presentation to each judge's specific likes and dislikes, maximize your interactions with court administrative staff, and avoid breaking unwritten rules that will cast you in an unfavorable light before the court. Take this day to listen, learn and get the answers to the questions that you have wanted to ask a civil court judge. Enroll today!
This unique, basic-to-intermediate level program will help civil litigation attorneys take their knowledge of civil law issues to the next level so they can offer their clients the solid, straightforward advice they need during a civil law case.
Morning Session 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel Members: Hon. Christopher J. Bruno, Hon. June Berry Darensburg and Hon. Rachael D. Johnson
Moderator: James R. Nieset Jr.
Afternoon Session 1:00 PM- 4:30 PM
Panel Members: Hon. Monique Barial, Hon. Piper D. Griffin, Hon. Ellen M. Hazeur and Hon. Kern A. Reese
Moderator: James R. Nieset Jr.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Louisiana State Bar Association Committee on MCLE for a maximum of 6.0 hours (based on a 60-minute credit hour) of credit, of which 1.0 hour will apply to ethics.
HON. MONIQUE BARIAL is a District Court Judge in the Civil District Court of the 41st Judicial District in Orleans Parish.
HON. CHRISTOPHER J. BRUNO is a District Court Judge in the Civil District Court of the 41st Judicial District in Orleans Parish.
HON. JUNE BERRY DARENSBURG is a District Court Judge in the 24th Judicial District in Jefferson Parish.
HON. PIPER D. GRIFFIN is a District Court Judge in the Civil District Court of the 41st Judicial District in Orleans Parish.
HON. ELLEN M. HAZEUR is a District Court Judge in the Civil District Court of the 41st Judicial District in Orleans Parish.
HON. RACHAEL D. JOHNSON is a District Court Judge in the Civil District Court of the 41st Judicial District in Orleans Parish.
HON. KERN A. REESE is a District Court Judge in the Civil District Court of the 41st Judicial District in Orleans Parish.
MODERATOR - JAMES R. NIESET JR. is a partner in the New Orleans law firm of Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson, LLP. Mr. Nieset defends insurance companies in personal injury, bad faith, coverage, and property cases. Mr. Nieset has successfully tried cases to both judges and juries in state and federal courts throughout southeast Louisiana. Mr. Nieset has argued appeals in the Louisiana First, Third, Fourth and Fifth Circuit courts of Appeal; and before the Louisiana Supreme Court. He is a frequent presenter on bad faith law, the law of social media, the use of technology in the practice of law, and professionalism. He received his B.S. degree from Tulane University College of Arts and Sciences and J.D. degree from Tulane University School of Law. Mr. Nieset is a member of the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the New Orleans Bar Association, and the Council on Litigation Management (president, SE Louisiana Chapter, 2015).
$339 / Each Additional