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Lafayette Bar Association - Course Catalogue

lba - domestic violence

Representing the Domestic Violence Survivor and Trauma Informed Services

Presented by Geralyn Siefker


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Geralyn Siefker, is a 101 on representing a domestic violence survivor during a protective order case. After explaining the differences in domestic violence situati READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Geralyn Siefker, is a 101 on representing a domestic violence survivor during a protective order case. After explaining the differences in domestic violence situations and cases, Siefker explains why attorneys should take domestic violence/protective order cases. She also gives an overview on domestic violence law, meeting with survivors of domestic violence, how to prepare for your case, and what you can expect during the case as well as after the case is tried.
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lba-dos and donts of appelate

Dos and Don’ts of Appellate Practice

Presented by Hon. Phyllis Keaty


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Judge Phyllis Keaty of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s Family Law Section August 2020 me READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Judge Phyllis Keaty of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s Family Law Section August 2020 meeting and CLE. This session will cover tips from the bench on appellate brief writing, preparing for the appeal process, and oral arguments.
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lba - cyber risk

Remote Work and Cyber Risk for Attorneys

Presented by Steve Bucher


1.0 Family On-Demand Credit
This course, presented by Steve Bucher, will discuss present IT risks, legal & ethical obligations to uphold, and best practices for your company’s cyber security. These topics can hel READ MORE

1.0 Family On-Demand Credit
This course, presented by Steve Bucher, will discuss present IT risks, legal & ethical obligations to uphold, and best practices for your company’s cyber security. These topics can help make your office safer and more efficient, especially during the transition from office to home and back to office during the pandemic.
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lba - workerscomp

Worker’s Compensation Jurisprudential Update

Presented by Donnie O'Pry and Jonathan Woods


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Donnie O’Pry and Jonathan Woods, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This course gives an update on Worker READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Donnie O’Pry and Jonathan Woods, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This course gives an update on Workers’ Compensation Jurisprudence, including Medical Treatment Schedule/Constitutionality, Medical Treatment Guidelines, Child Labor/Illegality/Exclusive Remedy, Independent Contractor/Manual Labor Exception, Course & Scope, Prematurity/Indemnity Benefits, Failure to File Pre-Trial Statement, Causation, Interruption of Prescription, Unwitnessed Accident, Burden of Proof, Double Recovery, Subsequent Injury, Intoxication, Res Judicata, Mental Injury, Vocational Rehabilitation, Retirement, Fraud, and Choice of Pharmacy. Speakers will provide examples for each topic as they are discussed.
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lba - lawyer suicide

Studying Lawyers Suicide

Presented by Buddy Stockwell and Dona Renegar


1.0 Hours Professionalism
This course, presented by Buddy Stockwell (JLAP) and Dona Renegar, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This course is divided into thr READ MORE

1.0 Hours Professionalism
This course, presented by Buddy Stockwell (JLAP) and Dona Renegar, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This course is divided into three parts. This session will cover: Facts About Suicide, Escaping the Cup, Suicide Factors, Types of Change, Relief and Terror, Warning Signs, Depression & Alcohol, Suicide Prevention Training, the QPR Method, Myths and Facts about Suicide, and what you may be feeling after a suicide.
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lba - immigration

Immigration 101

Presented by Holly Lamarche, Johanna Hajiakbarifini, LaToya Virdue


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Holly Lamarche, Johannah Haijakbarifini, and LaToya Virdue, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This session READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Holly Lamarche, Johannah Haijakbarifini, and LaToya Virdue, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This session will cover U.S. citizenship, Immigrants vs. Nonimmigrants, Process of Naturalization, Deportation, Asylum/Refugees, and DACA.
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lba- workers comp

Litigating Workers Compensation From Start to Finish

Presented by Shannon Dartez and Dona Renegar


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Shannon Dartez and Dona Renegar, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour Program. This session will cover Case Assessment READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Shannon Dartez and Dona Renegar, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour Program. This session will cover Case Assessment, Representation, Filing a Suit, Responding to a Suit, Discovery, Depositions, Motions for Summary Judgment, and Trial Preparation as it pertains to a workers’ compensation case. Speakers will provide examples for each topic as they are discussed.
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lba- family and military law

The Intersection of Family Law and Military Law…a Primer

Presented by Maggie Simar


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Maggie T. Simar, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This session will cover Enforcement of Support under th READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Maggie T. Simar, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This session will cover Enforcement of Support under the Service Member Civil Relief Act, Application, Start & Termination of Protection, Administrative Proceedings, Waivers, Protection Prior to Default Judgment, 50 USC Section 582 (2003), Appointed Counsel, DoD Directive 1327.06 (Sept. 30, 2011), and Protections.
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lba - criminal law

Criminal Law for the Civil Attorney

Presented by Pat Magee


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Pat Magee, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This session will cover Miranda v. Arizona 384 U.S. 436, Rule READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Pat Magee, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. This session will cover Miranda v. Arizona 384 U.S. 436, Rules of Court, Allotment of Cases, Appeals, Assignment of Cases & Preliminary Motions, Fixing & Trial of Criminal Cases, Discovery, Rejection of Plea Bargain, Use of Audio/Visual Electronic Equipment, and Appointment of Counsel.
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lba-firearms

Federal Firearms Offenses & DOJ’s Project Safe Neighborhoods

Presented by Jamilla Bynog


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Jamilla Bynog, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. The objectives of this session are to identify targets re READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Jamilla Bynog, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 CLE by the Hour program. The objectives of this session are to identify targets responsible for significant violent crime, coordinate with state and local partners to identify a venue that best ensures an immediate penalty for these violet offenders, and identify other long-term investigations. This session will also cover Federal Firearms Offenses, Use of Firearms with Crime of Violence or Drug Trafficking Crime, First Step Act Changes, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Federal Drug Penalties for PWID or Drug Conspiracy, Prohibited Persons, and the Rehaif Decision.
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