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2017 Last Chance CLE Conference


Online registration for this program is closed.
Onsite registrations will be accepted at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans on December 14 and 15.

You choose the courses you want to attend and earn CLE credits, including Ethics and Professionalism, at this two-day conference that allows you to move freely between "Winning with the Masters" and "Review of Louisiana Law" programs.

Download print registration form.     Download program agenda.

Paid one- and two-day registrants: Click here to access a page from which speaker materials may be downloaded.
Ethics- and/or professionalism-only registrants: Click here to access a page from which speaker materials may be downloaded.

"Review of Louisiana Law" speakers to include:
   Judge Jay C. Zainey; U.S. District Court Eastern District of LA; New Orleans (biography)
Recent Developments in Louisiana Tort Law
   Dean Thomas C. Galligan Jr.; Paul M. Hebert Law Center; Baton Rouge (biography)
Effectively Presenting the Complex Commercial Case to a Jury
   J. E. Cullens, Jr.; Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, LLC; Baton Rouge (biography)
1442/30(b)(6) Depositions
   J. Neale deGravelles; deGravelles & Palmintier; Baton Rouge (biography)
Updates in Ride-Share Cases
    Maria B. Glorioso; The Glorioso Law Firm; Metairie (biography)
How to Value and Sell a Law Firm When You Are Ready to Retire
   Daniel A. Kramer; Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, L.L.P.; Lake Charles (biography)
Laurie-Leigh White; BVA Group; Houston, TX
Becoming the Ventriloquist: Using Adverse Witnesses to Prove Your Case
   Trey Morris; Morris, Dewett & Savoie, LLC; Shreveport (biography)
Products Liability: Effective Depositions – Exposing the Shell Game
   P. Craig Morrow; Morrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett & Haik; Opelousas (biography)
Recent Developments in Products Liability; Medical Devices
   Michael C. Palmintier; deGravelles & Palmintier; Baton Rouge (biography)
What Everyone Needs to Know About Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Law
   Mark L. Riley; The Glenn Armentor Law Corporation; Lafayette (biography)
Employment Law: Title VII and the Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law
   Ravi Kishan Sangisetty; Sangisetty Law Firm, LLC; New Orleans (biography)
What We Can Learn From A Computer Nerd In Presenting Our Cases
   Alonzo T. Stanga III; Stanga & Mustian, P.L.C.; Metairie (biography)
   J. Michael Veron; Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC; Lake Charles (biography)
The Opioid Crisis - How Attorneys are Helping to Solve the Problem
   John Randall Whaley; Whaley Law Firm; Baton Rouge (biography)

"Winning with the Masters" speakers to include:

Defective Tire/Aging Tire Litigation
   Benjamin E. Baker Jr.; Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.; Montgomery, AL (biography)
How to Tackle an Inmate Civil Rights Case
   Maren Lynn Chaloupka; Chaloupka Holyoke Snyder Chaloupka Longoria & Kishiyama PC, LLO; Scottsbluff, NE (biography)
Opening Statement: Seizing Momentum from the Outset
   Lance Cooper; The Cooper Firm; Marietta, GA (biography)
Best and Emerging Practices for Collecting and Using Case Data to Secure Optimal Outcomes in Complex Litigation
   Nicholas W. D’Aquilla; Garretson Resolution Group; New Orleans (biography)
Decision-Making and Perception
    Stephen J. Herman; Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC; New Orleans
The Art of Persuasion in a High Stakes Jury Trial
   Jeffrey J. Kroll; Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.; Chicago, IL (biography)
Witness Preparation for Trial – Creating Winning Testimony
   Elizabeth Larrick; Larrick Law Firm; Austin, TX (biography)
Win Your T.B.I. Case during Voir Dire and Opening Statement
   Joseph H. Low IV; The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Long Beach, CA (biography)
Lessons Learned from Our Small Firm Trying a Case in a Small Town
   Randi McGinn; McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love, P.A.; Albuquerque, NM (biography)
Perceptions Really Are Reality
   Eric Oliver; MetaSystems, LTD; Ann Arbor, MI (biography)
Building Your General Damages Case and Converting in Your Final Argument
   Brian Panish; Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Los Angeles, CA (biography)

Registration fees LAJ members Non members Paralegals, law clerks, public agency attorneys
Two-day (13 CLE credits, including E&P) $610 $660 $450
Thursday only (7 CLE credits, including E&P) $405 $445 $340
Friday only (7 CLE credits) $405 $445 $340
Ethics & Professionalism only $95 $135 $95
Ethics only $50 $75 $50
Professionalism only $50 $75 $50

Because program is planned months in advance and trial schedules can vary, agenda is subject to change.


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