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Annual Convention -- always a member favorite -- will include educational, networking and administrative components.

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Experience Excellence at CLE, March 16, 2012 (4th floor Gallery)

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For paid registrants of the Experience Excellence at CLE program:
Click here to navigate to Web page from which speaker materials may be downloaded
(Password required to open downloaded documents.)

Here’s your opportunity to learn from the best. The program will include:

Understanding Earning Capacity Loss
Anthony M. Gamboa, Jr. Ph.D., MBA; Vocational Economics, Inc.; Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Biography)

Using Psychological and NLP Concepts to Enhance Communication and Persuasion
Howard L. Nations; Law Offices of Howard L. Nations, PC; Houston, Texas  (Biography)
Courtroom Persuasion
Jim M. Perdue Sr.; Perdue Kidd & Vickery; Houston, Texas (Biography)

Hot Coffee, Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants, and More
Susan Saladoff; Producer/Director of Hot Coffee, The Movie; Ashland, Oregon (Biography)

Saladoff will also be a featured speaker at the Friday luncheon.

$354 for LAJ members,
$493 for non-members.

Cost includes luncheon for CLE registrants. Others may attend the luncheon for $60 per person.

On-site registration begins at 8 a.m. on the day of the program; the first presentation begins at 8:45 a.m.

President's Luncheon, noon, March 16, 2012 (23rd floor, Chinoiserie B)
$60 per person. CLE registrants may attend the luncheon at no extra charge.

Grand Reception and Silent Auction, 7 p.m, March 16, 2012 (23rd floor)
Join LAJ members, judges, legislators and other officials for this elegant reception that is widely recognized as the premiere networking event for Louisiana trials. Music by jazz pianist Michael Pellera.

$120 per person

Medical Malpractice Section meeting, Thursday, March 15, 2012 (4th floor Gallery)
2 - 4 p.m. (Other three section meetings cancelled.)

must be a member of a section in order to attend its meeting, so if you've been considering membership in one of these sections, now's the perfect time to join. (Get links to section agreements and the section application.)

$20 per meeting

Board of Governors Meeting, Saturday, March 17, 2012 (23rd floor, Chinoiserie B)
You must be an LAJ member to attend. There is no charge; however, pre-registration is requested.

Please join us in thanking the following individuals, firms and companies who are helping to make Annual Convention possible:

Baggett, McCall, Burgess, Watson & Gaughan; Lake Charles (Website)
Barber Law Firm, Lafayette
Baron & Budd, PC, Baton Rouge (Website)
Cossich, Sumich, Parsiola & Taylor, LLC, Belle Chasse (Website)
deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & Frugé, Baton Rouge (Website)
Dodson, Hooks & Frederick, APLC; Baton Rouge (Website)
Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP; New Orleans (Website)

The Glenn Armentor Law Corporation, Lafayette (Website)
Dué, Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrews, Baton Rouge (Website)
Murray Law Firm, New Orleans (Website)

Ates Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation, Destrehan (Website)
Kenneth M. Carter, APLC, New Orleans
Gregory P. DiLeo, Attorney at Law, New Orleans (Website)
Dunahoe Law Firm, Natchitoches (Website)
Hennen & Hennen, LLP, Monroe
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South LLP; Lake Charles (Website)
Stanga & Mustian, PLC; Metairie
Tyler & Possa, APLC; Baton Rouge (Website)
Harry T. Widmann & Associates, Metairie (Website)

Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP, New Orleans (Website)


*Because programs are planned in advance and trial schedules may vary, the CLE program's agenda is subject to change.


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