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2017 High Stakes on the High Seas Maritime Law Conference


Online registration for this program is closed.
Onsite registrations will be accepted at the Windsor Court Hotel on Friday, August 18, 2017.

Download print registration form.     Download program agenda.

Paid registrants can click here to view a page from which program materials can be downloaded. Entry of supplied passed is required to open the documents.

Join some of the South's top maritime attorneys at one of LAJ's most popular CLE programs, which traditionally draws participants from across the Gulf Coast. 6.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 Ethics credit. Accredited in Louisiana, Texas and California.

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is the scheduled guest speaker for the conference's luncheon, and attendance at the luncheon is included in seminar registration.

Recent Developments
Judge Carl J. Barbier; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana; New Orleans
Hugh P. “Skip” Lambert; The Lambert Firm, P.L.C.; New Orleans (biography)

Collection of Attorney Fees in Maintenance and Cure Cases
Larry Curtis; Larry Curtis, APLC; Lafayette (biography)

Personal Jurisdiction Under the Federal Procedure Rules
Richard M. Martin Jr.; Lamothe Law Firm, LLC; New Orleans (biography)

Charles B. Plattsmier; Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board; Baton Rouge
Leslie J. Schiff; Schiff, Scheckman & White; Opelousas (biography)

An Erosion of Rights: The Legal Perils of a Modern Day Seaman
Ian F. Taylor; Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson; New Orleans (biography)

What Happens in D.C. Affects Your Practice
Susan Steinman; American Association for Justice; Washington, D.C.

Paul M. Sterbcow; Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson; New Orleans; chair, LAJ Maritime Law Section (biography) will moderate the program.

The cost is $450 for LAJ members and $525 for nom-members, and the registration fee includes attendance at the day's networking luncheon.

Please join LAJ in thanking the conference sponsors:

The Lambert Firm, P.L.C.; New Orleans (website)

Cossich, Sumich, Parsiola & Taylor, L.L.C.; New Orleans (website)
Larry Curtis, APLC
; Lafayette (website)
deGravelles & Palmintier; Baton Rouge (website)
Domengeaux Wright Roy & Edwards, LLC; Lafayette (website)
Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson; New Orleans (website)
St. Martin & Bourque; Houma (website)

Because trial schedules change, the agenda is subject to modification.


Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier Street, New Orleans

Room-block rates are $195/night for a guest room and $215/night for a deluxe suite. Register early to assure your accommodations. Room block rates expire August 11.  Click here to book.

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