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Lafayette Bar Association - Course Catalogue

lba - cyber risk

Remote Work and Cyber Risk for Attorneys

Presented by Steve Bucher


1.0 Hours
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 Hours
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
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
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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lba-tomontorts

Tom On Torts

Presented by Dean Thomas C. Galligan, Jr.


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Thomas C. Galligan, Jr., was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 Bench Bar Conference in New Orleans, LA. During this session, Galligan w READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Thomas C. Galligan, Jr., was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 Bench Bar Conference in New Orleans, LA. During this session, Galligan will present on Legislation and Case Law, including topics such as the Supreme Court of Louisiana and Courts of Appeal. Galligan will provide examples of each topic, that includes but is not limited to prescription, defamation and special motion to strike, medical malpractice, bystander recovery, negligence, malicious prosecution, damages, dram shop immunity, recreational land immunity, intentional infliction of emotional distress, etc.
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LBA-PLEANEGOTIATIONS

Plea Negotiations and Expungements: What is the Process? Perspectives from the Prosecution, Defense and the Court

Presented by Alfred Boustany, Judge Jules Edwards, Scott Privat


1.5 Hours
This course, presented by Alfred Boustany, Judge Jules Edwards, and Scott Privat, was orig READ MORE

1.5 Hours
This course, presented by Alfred Boustany, Judge Jules Edwards, and Scott Privat, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 Bench Bar Conference in New Orleans, LA. This session will begin with a general introduction and background information, followed by the specifics of Felony Sentencing (reducing sentences for specific crimes, raising the felony theft threshold, expanded eligibility of probation, etc.), Habitual Offender Statute (cleansing periods, judicial discretion in amending constitutional excessive sentences, etc.), and Release Mechanisms (sentence credits and parole).
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LBA-HOTTOPICS

Hot Topics in State and Local Tax

Presented by Judge Cade R. Cole and Cherish Van Mullem


1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Judge Cade R. Cole and Cherish Van Mullem, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 Bench Bar Conference in New Orleans, LA. This session READ MORE

1.0 Hours
This course, presented by Judge Cade R. Cole and Cherish Van Mullem, was originally prepared for the Lafayette Bar Association’s 2019 Bench Bar Conference in New Orleans, LA. This session will cover an overview of the Board of Tax Appeals, Start of a Tax Dispute, and Appeal Deadlines. This session will also include specific examples and information for these topics.
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