PROFESSIONALISM CONCLAVE -- Leveraging Diversity Through Inclusion: Insights for Action
ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM IS CLOSED. SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO BRING THEIR COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORMS AND PAYMENT THE DAY OF THE EVENT.
Join the LSBA, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and a host of local and specialty bar associations across the state for a full day of workshops and discussions to fulfill your professionalism requirement for the year. This year’s Sixth Annual Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession is scheduled for March 8, 2013, from 7:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., at the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge (7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810). This year's theme is "Leveraging Diversity Through Inclusion: Insights for Action."
The luncheon keynote speaker will be Morris Dees, who is the founder and chief trial attorney of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
During the conclave, highly credentialed speakers will provoke discussions regarding the scope and meaning of inclusion, the professional and financial importance of a diverse and inclusive legal profession for practitioners, judges, and the administration of justice, and practical tips to create a more inclusive legal profession. The program will include a two-hour interactive workshop facilitated by nationally recognized expert on diversity Vernâ Myers. The program also will include panel discussions and a few specialized breakout sessions.
EARLY REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 20TH.
7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Total Hours: 6.00
Ethics Hours: 1.00
Professionalism Hours: 3.75
LPM Hours: 0
The fee includes electronic course materials, seminar attendance, coffee/refreshment breaks, and lunch. It also includes a networking reception from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
This program has been approved for 6.00 hours of CLE credits, which includes ethics and professionalism hours.
ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS MARCH 4TH. THERE IS SPACE AVAILABLE FOR ADDITIONAL PEOPLE. PLEASE PRINT THE HARD COPY FORM ABOVE AND BRING IT WITH YOU TO THE CONCLAVE FOR WALK UP REGISTRATION.
Special thanks to our 2013 Sponsors:
PLATINUM PLUS LEVEL
Kean Miller LLP
Adams & Reese LLP
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman Sarver LLC
Blue Williams, L.L.P.
Entergy Services, Inc.
Federal Bar Association – New Orleans Chapter
Gordon, Arata, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan, LLC
Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, LLC
Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre, L.L.P.
King, Krebs & Jurgens, PLLC
Liskow & Lewis
LSBA Civil Law & Litigation Section
McCranie Sistrunk Anzelmo Hardy McDaniel & Welch LLC
Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC
Foreman, Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy, LLP
Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr and Smith, APLC
James Carter & Associates, LLC
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
Phelps Dunbar LLP
Committee to Re-Elect Attorney General Buddy Caldwell
Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, LLC
Hammonds, Sills, Adkins & Guice, LLP
Laborde & Neuner
LSBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
MCCA - Minority Coporate Counsel Association
Northwestern State University Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, and Unified Public Safety
Administration Programs Natchitoches, Louisiana
Whitehead Law Firm
Louisiana Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel
LSBA Young Lawyers Division
Room rates at the Renaissance Hotel (7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810) are $129.00 per night (excluding taxes and fees) for March 7-9. Members are urged to register early, as there are only a limited number of rooms available at the discounted rates listed above. The LSBA room block is reserved for seminar attendees only. In order to reserve a hotel room, you must be registered for the seminar. To register, please call 866-469-5448 and ask for the “LSBA Diversity Conclave” group block rate. All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card and must be made no later than 02/14/2013, at 11:59 p.m. Any requests received after 02/14/2013 will be handled on a space and rate availability basis only.
A link to the seminar materials will be emailed to you prior to the program. Should you decide to print the materials in advance and bring them with you, the link will be sent to the email address of record you provided to the LSBA. If you choose to save and review the materials from your laptop during the program, we strongly suggest you charge your laptop battery, as electrical outlets may be limited. Internet access will not be available in the meeting room. You are free to purchase a hard copy or flash drive containing the materials. A printed manual can be purchased for an additional $40. Be sure to make your selection by checking the appropriate box on the Registration Form. You cannot change your selection on-site. SEMINAR MANUAL WILL NOT BE PROVIDED UNLESS PURCHASED IN ADVANCE.
THIS PROGRAM SHOULD BE APPROVED BY MCLE FOR 6.00 CLE HOURS, INCLUDING ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM.
For more information, please contact Kelly McNeil Legier (504-619-0129; Kelly.Legier@lsba.org).
For information regarding past conclaves, please CLICK HERE.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY.
Cancellation of registration must be received in writing by the LSBA no later than March 1. Cancellations will receive a full refund, less a $30 administrative charge. Absolutely no refunds will be made after March 1.