Recent developments in legislation & Jurisprudence – Baton Rouge 2

November 15-16, 2014

In the rush of your daily work, do you struggle to keep up with the tremendous number of changes in the law each year? For busy lawyers like you, LSUcle is pleased to present our most comprehensive CLE seminar on changes in Louisiana law – 15 important topics for a full year of CLE.

Featured Topic: Business Corporation Act (Act 328, 2014 Reg. Session)

Act 328 replaces the entire Business Corporation Law (Chapter 1 of Title 12). One of the important developments for attorneys is that the new law will apply to professional corporations as well as business corporations. The new Act is based on the Model Act, which has been adopted by 30 states, including all states in the Southeast, east of the Mississippi River. Our speaker is LSU Law Professor Glenn G. Morris, Reporter and Chair of the Corporations Committee of the Louisiana State Law Institute. Professor Morris was responsible for drafting the Louisiana modifications of the Model Act, and all of the official comments added to the Louisiana version of the Act. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from Professor Morris before the Act goes into effect on January 1, 2015!

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Register online now for one or both days. Click here.

For a seminar brochure, including a detailed schedule and registration form to fax or mail, click here.

Topics and Speakers: (subject to change without notice)

Friday, November 14,  8:00 am-5:50 pm (8.0 CLE hours)
Successions & Donations – Joseph W. Mengis
Insurance Law – Harry J. “Skip” Philips
Security Devices – R. Marshall Grodner
Mineral Rights – Professor Keith B. Hall
Business Corporation Act – Professor Glenn G. Morris
Family Law- Professor Andrea B. Carroll
Ethics (2:40 pm) – Vice Chancellor Greg Smith
Professionalism (3:40 pm) – The Honorable Sheral C. Kellar
Torts –  Professor John M. Church

Saturday, November 15,  8:00 am-12:50 pm (4.5 CLE hours)
Environmental Law and Land Use – Professor Blake Hudson
Property Law, Sales & Leases – Professor J. Randall Trahan
Louisiana Civil Procedure – Professor William R. Corbett
Business Organizations Jurisprudence – Professor William H. Holmes
Employment Law – Professor William R. Corbett
Criminal Law & Procedure – Vice Chancellor Cheney C. Joseph, Jr., Bernard E. Boudreaux, Jr.

Location: LSU Law Center, McKernan Law Auditorium (1 East Campus Drive, Baton Rouge)

Credits: Earn up to 12.5 Louisiana CLE credits including Ethics and Professionalism (your full-year requirements), 12.5 Texas CLE credits including two hours of Ethics, 12.5 Mississippi CLE credits,  or 6.0 Louisiana Title Insurance CE credits (your full-year requirements). Need credit for another bar or professional association? We will work with you to report to those entities; fill out the registration form in this brochure, and be sure to complete the portion for “other states.” Or, sign up for other state/organization CE credits at the seminar. Please know your bar/association membership numbers.

Parking: Due to changes in LSU’s parking policy, we are no longer able to reserve the parking lot next to the Law Center for seminar parking.

Free parking is available in the North Fraternity Lot on West Lakeshore Drive (#8 on the map), a 7-minute walk to/from the Law Center.  Before parking, you must first obtain a free parking permit in the Visitor Center (#10 on theUnion Square map). The Visitor Center hours are 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Vehicles without a permit will be ticketed.

Metered parking in the new Union Square Garage is available for weekday parking at a reduced rate of $6.00/day (normally $1.50/hour) with parking tags purchased in advance through LSUcle.  The garage (#9 on the map) is located next to the Law Center.  Tags must be purchased from LSUcle with registration and will be distributed at the garage beginning at 7:00 a.m.  Tags will not be available for onsite purchase in the garage.  However, visitors without prepaid tags may park in a numbered spot and pay at one of the kiosks located on Level 2 and Level 3 before leaving the garage on foot.  The onsite fee is $1.50/hour.

WARNING: Garage parking is limited. Our seminars may be competing for garage space with other campus events.  Consequently, the tags will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Directions to the Union Square Parking Garage can be found here.

Hotel Accommodations: Click here for a list of Baton Rouge hotels.

Seminar Materials: You have a choice of convenient, PDF materials available approximately one week before the seminar or a bound, hard copy of the materials available for pick-up at check-in. Instructions on how to download PDF materials will be included in your confirmation letter, sent via email and snail mail immediately upon registration. Because neither internet access nor electrical outlets are guaranteed, we suggest that you either print or save the PDF materials to your desktop, and fully charge your batteries, if you wish to review them at the seminar. If you select hard-copy materials, they will be distributed upon check-in at the seminar. Walk-in registrations must pay the registration price for and receive hard-copy materials by default.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation requests must be received in our office in writing, by email, fax, or mail, no later than 4:30 p.m., 1 calendar week before the opening date of the seminar to receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Requests must be addressed to our office: LSUcle, LSU Law Bldg., Room W203, 110 Union Square, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-0106, and may be faxed to (225) 578-5842 or e-mailed to