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Past Events Archive
 
"Physician Contracts – Knowledge for Powerful Negotiations"
Escambia County Medical Society Fall CME Conference
November 18, 2016
 
Panelist, "Capitol Hill Update"
AHF Live Conference
November 17, 2016
 
"Nuts and Bolts of New Markets Tax Credits and Historic Tax Credits"
Tulane Tax Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
November 10, 2016
 
"Status of Corps of Engineers Wetlands Permitting in Louisiana"
Louisiana Smart Growth Summit convened by the Center for Planning Excellence
Baton Rouge, LA
November 2, 2016
 
“A Look Inside the (D.C.) Beltway at Current U.S. Trade Policy and What to Expect in 2017”
INTERCEM Americas Conference
Houston, TX
November 1, 2016
 
"S Corporations and Estate Planning"
46th Annual LSU Estate Planning Seminar
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
October 28, 2016
 
"Cross-Examination," Trial Skills
Louisiana State Bar Association's VooDoo CLE Seminar
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 28, 2016
 
"Likely Legal Implications of SubChapter M"
Maritime Law Association, Committee on Inland Waters and Towing
October 27, 2016
 
"Daily Fantasy Sports in Europe and in the U.S."
International Masters of Gaming Law Autumn Conference
Dublin, Ireland,
October 25, 2016
 
Panelist, "Qualified Low-Income Community Businesses (QALICB) Boot Camp"
Novogradac New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 20, 2016
 
"Legal Issues and Subchapter M"
Marine CFO Webinar
October 12, 2016
 
"Too Little, Too Yates: Compliance Strategies to Protect Against Personal Prosecution"
Hospice & Home Care Leadership Summit
Chicago, IL
October 11, 2016
 
"Intellectual Property for Startups"
StartUpFIU
October 2016
 
"Handling Real Estate Transactions From Start to Finish: The Closing"
October 7, 2016
 
Jones Walker LLP 8th Annual State & Local Tax Seminar
Hilton Americas-Houston
October 6, 2016
 
"Generational Expectations and Legal Professionalism - GELP needs HELP"
New Orleans Bar Association
September 23, 2016
 
"Troubleshooting Construction Project Legal Issues"
Birmingham, Alabama
September 22, 2016
 
"Three's Company: The Relationship Between the Insured, Coverage Counsel, and the Claims Professional in Complex Environmental Litigation"
Forum for Environmental and Toxic Tort Issues Annual Conference
September 22, 2016
 
Panelist, "A Review of State Oil & Gas Tax Cases"
Bloomberg Energy Tax Conference
September 20, 2016
 
"FOB? What Did You Call Me?"
IPT Sales Tax Symposium
September 19, 2016
 
"Debtor-Creditor Issues: Mississippi Style"
Ridgeland, Mississippi
August 24, 2016
 
"Subordinated Debt - An Acquisition Funding Alternative"
Alabama Bankers Association CEO, Executive Management, and Directors' Conference
August 12, 2016
 
Guest Lecturer, "Dispute Resolution for Legal Issues in Building Construction"
Columbia University School of Continuing Education
 
"Mississippi Lien Laws"
Real Estate/Foreclosure Law Seminar
July 30, 2016
 
"Troubleshooting Construction Project Legal Issues"
National Business Institute Seminar
July 18, 2016
 
"Two Groups Separated by a Common Code: Debtors and Creditors in Bankruptcy"
Mississippi Bar Association’s Summer School for Lawyers & Annual Meeting
July 10, 2016
 
"Lease Agreements, Tenant Issues, and Documentation"
Sterling Education Services
July 7, 2016
 
"Tenant Default, Notice of Default, and Lease Termination"
Sterling Education Services
July 7, 2016
 
"Practical Legal Advice for Dealing with Health Care Fraud Enforcement"
Etowah County Medical Group Management Association
June 21, 2016
 
"Too Small to Succeed - The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Community Banks"
American University's Washington College of Law
June 14, 2016
 
“What is the Best Business Entity?”
Louisiana State Bar Association Annual Meeting
June 7, 2016
 
Moderator, “Banker Panel: Words of Wisdom from Seasoned Acquirers"
Strategic Opportunities Conference
2016
 
"Federally Funded Projects: Understanding and Avoiding Getting Tripped Up By The Strings Attached"
Annual Transportation Construction Law and Regulatory Forum
Washington D.C
June 2, 2016
 
"Legal Ethics: What Penn State and Lehman Brothers Can Teach Healthcare and Antitrust Lawyers about Conflicts of Interest"
Antitrust in Healthcare Conference
American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and Health Law and American Health Lawyers Association
May 2016
 
"Intellectual Property for Startups"
GrowFL CEO Summit
May 2016
 
Panelist, "Daily Fantasy Sports State Regulation Update"
GiGse Totally Gaming Conference
San Francisco, California
April 27, 2016
 
"Recent Developments in Maritime Law"
GNOBFA River and Marine Industry Seminar
April 27, 2016
 
"Expert Witnesses & Conflict of Interest"
Sound Advice, American Bar Association Section of Litigation
2016
 
Panelist, "How New Fair Housing Rules Impact Local Affordable Housing Activity"
National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies' Annual Conference
Dallas, Texas
April 2016
 
Panelist - "Get Your Fair Share - Including Credits & Incentives In Your Business Strategies"
2015 Spring Audit Session/Income Tax Conference
Memphis, Tennessee
April 22, 2016
 
Panelist - "Selected Evidentiary Issues"
LSBA's Eighth Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 8, 2016
 
Panelist - "Healthcare Fraud – Applicable Statues and Regs – Why So Many Cases? – Draconian Sentencing Guidelines? Why Not Resolve Civilly – FCA?"
LSBA's Eighth Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 8, 2016
 
"The Use of Public Record Requests in the Procurement Process"
ABA State & Local Procurement Symposium
April 5, 2016
 
"Construction Schedule Delays"
Federal Publications Seminar
April 4, 2016
 
Moderator - " EPA Region 6: Permitting, Compliance, Enforcement—Is it Three’s Company or Three’s A Crowd? "
45th Spring Conference of the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
Austin, Texas
March 23, 2016
 
"Street Law Lecture – Civil Code Tort Claims"
Brother Martin High School
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 21, 2016
 
Panelist, "Getting Investment Ready"
Mississippi College Law Review Symposium
Jackson, Mississippi
March 18, 2016
 
"Now Your Grandma Can Fund You, Legally: Crowdfunding and the Evolving World of Entrepreneurship and Capital Raising"
New Orleans Entrepreneur Week
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 17, 2016
 
"Pre-Deal Planning - Avoiding Common Mistakes That Could Doom Your Merger Transaction"
2016 Bank Issues and Ideas Roundtable M&A Trendwatch - The Evolving Bank Landscape Seminar
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
March 16, 2016
 
"Beyond Rule 23 Challenges to Class Actions"
Class Action Litigation in America - A National Symposium
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 10, 2016
 
"Ethical Triangulation: Navigating the Intersection of Legal, Clinical and Organizational Ethics" American Health Lawyers Association's Legal Issues Affecting Academic Medical Center and Other Institutions
American Health Lawyers Association
March 2016
 
"Implications of the U.S. Supreme Court's Same-Sex Decision on Lending and Employment Issues"
Alabama Bankers Association Bank Law Update
February 19, 2016
 
"Best Practices in Defending False Claims Act Investigations and Lawsuits"
Alabama State Bar, Criminal Justice Section CLE
February 18, 2016
 
"JOBS Act Update: Capital Raising and Crowdfunding"
February 18, 2016
 
"Common Issues Facing Boards of Directors in Today’s Banking Environment"
Auburn University Bank Directors' College
Auburn, Alabama
February 18, 2016
 
"Will You Be My Friend (and Can I Be Your Lawyer)? Legal Ethics and Social Media for the Health Care Lawyer" American Health Lawyers Association's Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute
February 2016
 
Panelist, “State Actions to Prevent/Cease Illegal Gambling”
ABA Gaming Law Minefield
February 2016
 
"Legal Ethics; Professionalism; Substance Abuse: A Primer for Lawyers"
American Bar Association, 20th Annual Gaming Law Minefield Conference
February 12, 2016
 
"The Competitive Impact of Tax Rate Policy; Taxes; Withholding; FinCEN Reporting"
American Bar Association Gaming Law Minefield National Institute
February 12, 2016
 
"Community Organizing, NIMBY"
ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
New Orleans, Louisiana
February 4, 2016
 
Presenter, "Collections & Enforcement: How to Get Your Money"
Information Management Network 6th Annual Bank & Financial Institutions Special Assets Forum on Real Estate, C&I, and SBA Loans
February 4, 2016
 
"Gambling or Not: Defining the Legal Status of Products at the Intersection of Gambling and Entertainment"
ICE totally Gambling World Regulatory Briefing
London, England
February 2, 2016
 
"State Tax Research Tools"
COST SALT Basics School
January 29, 2016
 
"Best Advice on Managing Client Relations"
Annual Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Winter Meeting
January 28, 2016
 
"Biospecimens in Research: Legal Issues and 'Common Sense'"
January 2016
 
Bankers Compliance Task Force Quarterly Meetings
 
"Private Capital Raising"
January 21, 2016
 
"Legislative and Policy Update"
Florida Gaming Congress
Orlando, Florida
January 2016
 
"Sports and Gaming: What's Legal, What's Not"
Florida Gaming Congress
Orlando, Florida
January 2016
 
Moderator, “Florida Lottery: What’s Next?”
Florida Gaming Congress
January 2016
 
Presenter, “Lotteries Seeking Growth Opportunities”
National Council of Legislators from Gaming States
January 2016
 
"Internet Gaming and Fantasy Sports"
National Council of Legislators from Gaming States Winter Meeting
January 10, 2016
 
"A Skill-Based Game: What is the Best Model?"
National Council of Legislators from Gaming States
January 9, 2016
 
"State Issues & QAP Updates"
2016 Novogradac Tax Credit Housing Developers Conference
Houston, Texas
January 7, 2016
 
“Offshore Energy Issues: Rights, Remedies and Regulations”
New Orleans Bar Association Procrastinators’ Programs
New Orleans, Louisiana
December 28, 2015
 
"Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law"
Louisiana State Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section
December 17, 2015
 
"Title Workshop: From Examination to Commitment"
National Business Institute
Lake Charles, Louisiana
December 16, 2015
 
"Workers' Compensation Issues"
4th Annual Worker's Compensation Law and Practice Seminar
December 4, 2015
 
"Civil Discourse and Professionalism," Inns of Court on Teche Bayou
December 3, 2015
 
"Counseling Clients on Effective Benchmarking and Competitive Intelligence Strategies," LSBA's New York, New York CLE
New York, New York
November 22, 2015
 
"Vital First Steps of an Acquisition"
Handling the Sale of a Business
November 2015
 
"Revisiting Tax Basis After ATRA: Drafting New Estate Plans with Portability"
November 20, 2015
 
Union Awareness Training
National Business Institute Employment Law: 2015 Comprehensive Guide Seminar
November 17, 2015
 
"Monitoring Employees: Privacy Issues and Employer Risks"
National Business Institute Employment Law: 2015 Comprehensive Guide Seminar
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
November 17, 2015
 
The New Union Landscape
National Business Institute Employment Law: 2015 Comprehensive Guide Seminar
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
November 15, 2015
 
"Update on Bad Faith Penalties and Attorney Fees"
Insurance Law Seminar, Louisiana State University Law School
LSU Law Center
October 30, 2015
 
"Use of Trusts, Estates, Minors, and Alternatives as S Corporation Shareholders"
Tulane Tax Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 23, 2015
 
"Best Practices of Gaming Regulatory Models from around the World"
International Masters of Gaming Law Autumn Conference
October 16, 2015
 
"Bank M&A Update" Seminar
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 15, 2015
 
"Legal Ethics for Dealing with Sticky Provider Compensation Issues: The View from the Post-Tuomey World"
2015 Texas Health Law Conference
Austin, Texas
October 13, 2015
 
"Bank M&A Update" Seminar
Birmingham, Alabama
October 13, 2015
 
"Disaster Planning: Civil Legal Aid Preparedness 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina"
Louisiana Justice Community Conference
October 9, 2015
 
"SALT Gameday: Key Plays in State & Local Tax"
Hilton Americas-Houston
October 8, 2015
 
Jones Walker Annual Birmingham Labor and Employment Seminar
Birmingham, Alabama
October 8, 2015
 
Moderator, "Those Who Don’t Know Their Commercial Mortgage Litigation History are Destined to Repeat It"
Dade County Bar Association Bankruptcy Seminar
Miami, FL
October 8, 2015
 
Panelist - "Show Me the $$... Collections & Enforcement"
Midwest Bank & Financial Institutions Special Assets Forum on Real Estate, C&I, and SBA Loans
Chicago, Illinois
September 2015
 
Panelist, "Keystone XL: The Genesis of a Pipeline"
"Keystone XL: The Genesis of a Pipeline."
Houston, Texas
September 22, 2015
 
"Internet/Mobile/Social Gaming and Virtual Currencies"
Albany Law School’s 15th Annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing & Gaming Law
August 2015
 
"Recent Developments Related to False Claims Act & Qui Tam Actions in the Health Care Industry"
Jones Walker LLP Healthcare Industry Team Retreat, New Orleans, Louisiana
August 7, 2015
 
"Doctors on the Docket: Physician Transactions in the New Enforcement Environment"
July 30, 2015
 
"Louisiana and Federal Legislative Update"
Lafayette, Louisiana
June 26, 2015
 
"The Federal Bench Speaks on White Collar Issues" (Panel Moderator)
White Collar Crime Committee of the Alabama State Bar
June 26, 2015
 
"Louisiana and Federal Legislative Update"
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
June 23, 2015
 
"Louisiana and Federal Legislative Update"
Metairie, Louisiana
June 22, 2015
 
"Regulating Skill-based Games"
International Association of Gaming Advisors 2015 International Gaming Summit
June 2015
 
"Joint Defense Privilege and Joint Defense Agreements" Webinar Moderator and Organizer
American Bar Association Environment Energy Resources Section
June 17, 2015
 
"Negotiating Cross Border Transactions"
Southwestern M&A and Private Equity Forum
Houston, Texas
June 16, 2015
 
"Bank Filings with the SEC Under The Federal Securities Laws"
Financial Regulatory Law and Policy Seminar
Washington, D.C.
June 15, 2015
 
"Consumer Protection—Hot Topics"
Louisiana State Bar Association Annual Meeting
Destin, Florida
June 12, 2015
 
COST Southwest-West Regional State Tax Seminar
Dallas, Texas
June 11, 2015
 
"Policy Issues of New and Emerging Jurisdictions"
Gaming Laboratories International University Regulator Seminar
Vancouver, Canada,
June 2, 2015
 
Presentation to Joint Meeting of the Environmental and Energy Practice Groups
Lex Mundi 2015 Annual Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana
May 2015
 
"The Most Common Legal Concerns of Shareholders in Privately-Held Family Companies"
Tulane Family Business Forum
May 22, 2015
 
"Trademark Practice Tips"
The Mississippi Bar Intellectual Property, Entertainment and Sports Law Conference
Jackson, MS
May 20, 2015
 
"The Blurred Lines Case—When Celebrities Litigate, Interesting Copyright Issues Abound"
The Mississippi Bar Intellectual Property, Entertainment and Sports Law Conference
Jackson, MS
May 20, 2015
 
"What is Cooking in State Income Taxation with a Dash of Ethics"
Houston, Texas
May 6, 2015
 
"Get Your Fair Share - Including Credits & Incentives In Your Business Strategies"
Memphis, Tennessee
April 2015
 
"Intellectual Property Issues for the General Practitioner"
2015 Mississippi Law Update
April 24, 2015
 
Burvant to Speak at the Institute for Professionals in Taxation 2015 Sales Tax School II
April 22, 2015
 
"Street Law: Bet the Company Litigation"
Brother Martin High School
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 20, 2015
 
"Support for FDI Projects: How We Assist Foreign Companies"
FDI Forum
Atlanta, Georgia
April 13, 2015
 
"Current Developments and Trends in Royalty Litigation"
Texas Lawyer Energy Summit
Houston, Texas
April 10, 2015
 
"IP Licensing"
ABA Intellectual Property Law Section Annual Conference
Bethesda, Maryland
March 25, 2015
 
Hackcess to Justice Legal Technology Hackathon
American Bar Journal and Louisiana State Bar Association (Organizer)
March 22, 2015
 
Introductory Remarks, "Extraordinary Collection Remedies"
Dade County Bar Association Bankruptcy Committee Seminar
Miami, FL
March 20, 2015
 
"Taught by Experts: What the Expert Testimony in Tuomey and Halifax Tells Us About Physician Transactions Today"
2015
 
"Legal Ethics: Advanced Problems in Representing Complex Clients in a Highly Regulated Industry"
2015
 
Moderator - "Best Practices for the Tax Administration of Income Taxes"
American Bar Association's Advanced Income Tax Seminar
New Orleans
March 16, 2015
 
"An In-Depth Look at the New Market Tax Credit Rules and Recent State Developments on Apportionment Issues"
American Bar Association's Advanced Income Tax Seminar
New Orleans
March 16, 2015
 
Panelist, "Environment, Health & Safety"
Comparative Offshore Oil & Gas Conference: UK-Norway-USA
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
March 13, 2015
 
Panelist, "Punitive Damages"
25th Biennial Tulane Admiralty Law Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 12, 2015
 
Moderator, "Litigating a Maritime Disaster—How Do You Get it Done?"
25th Biennial Tulane Admiralty Law Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 12, 2015
 
Bankers Compliance Task Force: Alabama
March 11, 2015
 
"Secure Your Rights in the New, More Secure '.bank' Domain Registry"
Birmingham, Alabama
March 11, 2015
 
"Basel III and Privacy Issues"
Bankers Compliance Task Force Meeting
Birmingham, Alabama
March 11, 2015
 
Panelist, "Significant Legal Developments in the Region"
ABA's 29th National Institute on White Collar Crime
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 4, 2015
 
"Regulated Gaming, Grey Games and Entertainment: Where is the Line?"
GLI Regulators Roundtable
Las Vegas, Nevada
March 2015
 
"Clinicolegal Aspects of Optometry", Assistant Course Instructor, UAB School of Optometry
 
"Strategies for Defeating Class Certification in Toxic and Mass Torts"
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel 2015 Winter Meeting
Park City, Utah
February 16, 2015
 
"The Morphing of Social Gaming, Fantasy Sports, and Sweepstakes into Gaming"
ABA's 19th Annual Gaming Law Minefield Conference
Las Vegas, Nevada
February 12, 2015
 
"U.S. Casino Growth: The Legal Complexities of Growth vs. Competition"
ABA's 19th Annual Gaming Law Minefield Conference
Las Vegas, Nevada
February 12, 2015
 
"Mergers and Transfers of Interest: What Considerations are Relevant in Approving Consolidations"
American Bar Association Gaming Law Minefield National Institute
Las Vegas, Nevada
February 12, 2015
 
"The Most Important Business Decisions of 2014"
22nd Annual Mid-South Conference on Bankruptcy Law
February 6, 2015
 
"Navigating State Taxation in a Global Business Environment"
The National Multistate Tax Symposium
Orlando, Florida
February 5, 2015
 
Moderator, "Journey to E-Discovery World: The Six Rings of Hell"
2015 Midwinter Meeting of the ABA Forum on Construction Law
Scottsdale, Arizona
January 29, 2015
 
"State Tax Research Tools"
Council on State Taxation's 2015 SALT Basics School
Atlanta, Georgia
January 26, 2015
 
"Branding and Trademarks"
Business & Technology Trade Mission Program
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
January 15, 2015
 
"How Do I Choose? Litigation v. Transactional Practice"
LSU Law Center 2nd Annual Legal Career Summit / Public Interest Law Society Job Fair
LSU Law Center 2nd Annual Legal Career Summit / Public Interest Law Society Job Fair
January 2015
 
"Internet Café and Gray Market Slot Machine"
National Update, National Conference of Legislators from Gaming States
January 2015
 
"A Primer on Select Tax Credits"
New Orleans, Louisiana
December 19, 2014
 
"The Net Investment Income Tax: An Exercise in Fitting a Square Peg Into a Round Hole"
New Orleans, Louisiana
December 19, 2014
 
"Drafting Workshop: LLC Operating Agreements, A Step-by-Step Walkthrough Guide"
National Business Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
December 16, 2014
 
Mississippi Tax Update
Presented by Jones Walker LLP and HORNE LLP
Memphis Hilton, Memphis, Tennessee
December 5, 2014
 
Litigation and Practice Support PG: Cyber Security for Litigation Support Professionals
International Legal Technology Association
International Legal Technology Association
December 2, 2014
 
"A Statutorily Mandated Rocket Docket and Other Surprises—What You Never Learned But Need to Know About Louisiana Antitrust and Unfair Trade Practice Laws"
New York, New York
November 23, 2014
 
"Judicial Courage Under Fire – Bush v. Orleans Parish School Board"
35th Annual Conference of Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal
New Orleans, Louisiana
November 20, 2014
 
The Judge Allen M. Babineaux International Law Symposium
The Historic New Orleans Collection
November 20, 2014
 
"Brand Your Business, Trademark Your Products"
Innovation Louisiana 2014, New Orleans Bio Innovation Center
November 18, 2014
 
Junior Achievement Motivation
Lafayette High School
November 14, 2014
 
"Cooking with SALT: Key Ingredients Impacting State & Local Tax Issues"
Hilton Americas-Houston
November 13, 2014
 
"Finding the ‘Green’ in Green Development & Clean Energy"
13th Annual Southern BioProducts & Renewable Energy Conference
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
November 13, 2014
 
"Current Issues in Gaming Regulation"
International Masters of Gaming Law Autumn Conference
November 7, 2014
 
"Professionalism – Creating Effective Wellness Programs for the Legal Community"
Biloxi, Mississippi
November 5, 2014
 
Panelist, "Law and Entrepreneurship"
Entrepreneurial Business Law Society, Intellectual Property Law Society, and Phi Alpha Delta
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
October 30, 2014
 
"Panelist: Social Media and Intellectual Property Law"
Conference of the Gulf Coast Intellectual Property Association
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 30, 2014
 
Jones Walker Annual Labor & Employment Seminars
September 25, 2014 and October 16, 2014
2014
 
"Merger of Equals" Seminar
Birmingham, Alabama
October 15, 2014
 
"Best Provisions in Estate Planning Documents"
October 10, 2014
 
"Prosecuting & Defending Trade Secret Violations and Related Claims Against Former Employees"
New Orleans Bar Association
October 2, 2014
 
"Compliance Programs"
Postlethwaite & Netterville Compliance Seminar, Lafayette
Lafayette, Louisiana
October 1, 2014
 
"Legal Ethics: 30 Tips for the Oil and Gas Lawyer"
Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA) Seminar & CLE
New Orleans, LA
September 16, 2014
 
"International Patent Protection: Where in the World Should You File"
New Orleans BioInnovation Center Lunch Seminar
September 10, 2014
 
"Outer Continental Shelf Manning Requirements," Strategic Maritime Leadership Program - Louisiana State University
September 10, 2014
 
Jones Walker LLP and Postlethwaite & Netterville's Louisiana Healthcare Update Seminar
August 27, 2014
 
HIPAA Enforcement
Lafayette, LA
August 27, 2014
 
"Merger of Equals" Seminar
Alexandria, Louisiana
August 19, 2014
 
Landlord-Tenant Law in Louisiana
Lorman Education Services, Baton Rouge, LA
August 19, 2014
 
"New Game, New Rules: Living with the Affordable Care Act"
2014
 
"Rules of Engagement: Legal Ethics Issues in Today's Government Investigations"
2014
 
"Practical Legal Technology for the Young Lawyer"
American Bar Association Annual Meeting
Boston, Massachusetts
August 8, 2014
 
"Disclosure? We Don't Need No Stinking Disclosure! Rule 2014 and Ethical Conflicts of Interest"
American Bankruptcy Institute, Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop
July 27, 2014
 
"Legal Issues for Startups"
St. Landry Parish Economic Development
July 2014
 
"Corporate Income and Other Business Activity Taxes Part I"
NYU/SCPS Summer Institute in Taxation: Introduction to State and Local Taxation
July 21, 2014
 
"Post-Mortem Income Tax Planning for Closely-Held Companies"
NYU School of Continuing Education and Professional Studies' Summer Institute in Taxation
July 17, 2014
 
"Document Retention and Destruction Policies for Financial Institutions"
Lorman Education Services
July 17, 2014
 
"Claims Avoidance through Effective Cost Engineering"
2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of the Advancement of Cost Engineering
July 8, 2014
 
"Navigating a Path Through the Net Investment Income Tax Maze"
IRS Nationwide Tax Forum
New Orleans, Louisiana
July 2014
 
"Up to Bat: The Grand Slams v. Biggest Strikeouts of 2013 State Update - Best and Worst Cases"
Institute of Professionals in Taxation's 38th Annual Conference
June 30, 2014
 
"Judicial Courage Under Fire - A Discussion About Bush v. Orleans Parish School Board
Louisiana State Bar Association ("LSBA") Annual Meeting and LSBA/Louisiana Judicial College Summer School
June 20, 2014
 
"Aligning Inter-Agency Involvement and Interpretive Differences in Cross Border Trade"
American Association of Importers and Exporters 93rd Annual Conference and Expo
June 2014
 
Panelist, Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance Symposium on the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
June 13, 2014
 
"State Tax Issues for Foreign Affiliates" and "Advanced Problems in Mergers & Acquisitions"
IPT Advanced State Income Tax School
Atlanta, Georgia
June 2014
 
"Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey"
Louisiana State Bar Association ("LSBA") Annual Meeting and LSBA/Louisiana Judicial College Summer School
June 2014
 
"Acquisitions, Mergers & Divestitures"
Council On State Taxation's ("COST") 2014 Intermediate/Advanced Sales Tax School
May 2014
 
"Special Issues in Apportionment and Allocation"
COST 2014 Intermediate/Advanced State Income Tax School
Dallas, Texas
May 2014
 
"Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Remedies"
Lafayette, Louisiana
May 14, 2014
 
"Equifax and HB 799 – Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?"
Mississippi Bar Association, Taxation Section
May 2014
 
"Mergers & Acquisitions"
IPT 2014 Sales Tax School II: Theory and Practice for the Experienced Sales and Use Tax Professional
Spring 2014
 
"Executive Roundtable"
2014 Southern Gaming Summit
May 8, 2014
 
"The Jones Act & Coastwise Trade / Outer Continental Shelf Manning Requirements," Petroleum Fundamentals Seminar, April 24-25, 2014
 
"The JOBS Act: A New Horizon for Private Funds"
May 7, 2014
 
"M&A Broker Dealers: No-Action Relief from Registration"
May 7, 2014
 
"A Primer on Business Development Companies (BCDs)"
May 7, 2014
 
"IGaming: A Real World Update"
Southern Gaming Summit
Biloxi, Mississippi
May 7, 2014
 
"The Napoleonville Salt Dome Sinkhole and the Regulatory Aftermath"
Kinetica Partners Shippers Meeting
April 30, 2014
 
Speaker, "Antitrust and Unfair Trade Practices," LSBA's The Rhythm of Commercial Litigation CLE (2014)
 
"Doing Business in North America"
International Masters of Gaming Law Spring Conference
San Diego, California
April 25, 2014
 
"Structured Settlement Transfers"
Mississippi Trial and Appellate Judges Spring Conference
April 24, 2014
 
"Petroleum Fundamentals"
April 24-25, 2014
Embassy Suites Downtown, Houston, Texas
 
"Start Up Crash Course"
INNOV8
April 23, 2014
 
"A View from the Hill - How Washington is Impacting our Industry", Keynote Speaker, Western Mortgagee Advisory Council San Francisco Conference, April 24-25, 2014
 
"Parallel Proceedings - Pending Civil and Criminal Proceedings Covering the Same Facts"
Louisiana State Bar Association's Sixth Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
April 16, 2014
 
Panelist, "Gaming Law Minefield"
American Bar Association
Spring 2014
 
"Burden of Proof and the Impact of the Equifax Decision in Mississippi"
COST Spring Audit Session
Colorado Springs, Colorado
April 2014
 
"Does the Doctrine of Negligence Per Se Under the Jones Act/Federal Employers Liability Act Apply for Violations of Regulations Outside of USCG Regulations?"
12th Annual Judge Alvin B. Rubin Conference on Maritime Personal Injury Law at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
April 11, 2014
 
"Federal Search and Seizure - What to Do When the Government Raids the Plant/Any Business"
Louisiana State Bar Association's Sixth Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
April 11, 2014
 
"Recent Developments in the Law - Its Effect on the Marine Industry"
GNOBFA River and Marine Industry Seminar
April 9, 2014
 
Moderator, "Left Out in Louisiana: Addressing the Crisis in Immigration Representation," Human Rights First Conference (2014)
 
"Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: The JOBS Act & The New World of Raising Private Capital"
2014 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week
March 28, 2014
 
"Legally Protecting Software: Benefits, Pitfalls and Misconceptions"
Idea Village's New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 2014
March 26, 2014
 
Moderator, "Leadership With Intention: Institutionalizing Diversity and Inclusion in Your Organization," LSBA Diversity Conclave (2014)
 
Webinar, "Establishing a 501c3 for Economic Development & Recovery"
March 13, 2014
 
"Overview of the Louisiana Public Records Law"
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
March 11, 2014
 
"Top 10 Healthcare Regulatory Issues We Wish We'd Never Heard of Last Year"
American Health Lawyers Association, Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute
2014
 
"Legal Ethics When It's All (Sort of) Illegal: Advising Clients in the Healthcare Wonderland"
American Health Lawyers Association, Legal Issues Affecting Academic Medical Centers and Other Teaching Institutions
2014
 
"What You Need to Know About Public Records and Open Meetings in Louisiana"
Lorman Educational Services Seminar
March 2014
 
"Recent Developments in the Laws of Seamen"
ACI's 3rd Annual Admiralty & Maritime Conference
February 27, 2014
 
"Punitive Damages in the Maritime Law", New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel Luncheon
February 27, 2014
 
"Navigating the Labyrinth: Creditors' Rights Before, During, and After Bankruptcy"
Annual Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Winter Meeting
February 27, 2014
 
"Basel III: Its Impact on Community Banks"
Auburn University Bank Directors College
February 21, 2014
 
"The Current State of Financing in the Casino Industry"
American Bar Association Gaming Law Minefield National Institute
Henderson, Nevada
February 14, 2014
 
"The Net Investment Income Tax"
LSBA Taxation Section's Technical Tax Meeting
February 13, 2014
 
"2014 Trade Secret Year in Review," Mid-South Intellectual Property Institute
February 6, 2014
 
"Conflict Resolution"
Louisiana Municipal Association's 2014 Mid-Winter Conference for Municipal Officials
Louisiana Municipal Association's 2014 Mid-Winter Conference for Municipal Officials
February 5, 2014
 
"Gaming Convergence"
International Masters of Gaming Law Masterclass at ICE
London, England
February 5, 2014
 
Keynote Speaker, "Novogradic Tax Credit Housing Finance Conference", Las Vegas, Nevada, December 5-6, 2013
 
Panelist, "Looking to the Future: What's in Store for Affordable Housing in 2014", Novogradic Tax Credit Developers Conference, Miami, Florida, January 9-10, 2014
 
Panelist, "Legislative Update - Valencia III-VI", National Leased Housing Association 2014 Mid Year Meeting, Indian Wells, California, January 29-31, 2014
 
"Mississippi Tax Update"
January 17, 2014
 
"State Taxation of Pass-Through Entities and Their Owners"
American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Midyear Meeting
Phoenix, Arizona
January 2014
 
"Generational Perceptions and Expectations", New Orleans Bar Association's Procrastinators' Program, December 30, 2013
 
"Mergers & Acquisitions: Structure, Process, and Due Diligence for Financial Managers"
Postlethwaite & Netterville Financial Managers Seminar
City Club River Ranch, Lafayette, LA
December 17, 2013
 
"Hot Topics in Employment Law"
Cumberland School of Law 20th Annual Employment Law Update
December 6, 2013
 
"The Current Status of U.S. Trade Policies and the Congressional Agenda for Change"
Intercem Americas Conference
New Orleans, LA
December 4, 2013
 
"Environmental Issues Impacting the Cement Industry"
Intercem Americas Conference
New Orleans, LA
December 3, 2013
 
"Navigating Difficult Workplace Issues with Effective Policies and Practices: Immigration, Workplace Violence, Disabilities, Drug Testing, and Accommodation"
Labor & Employment Seminar, Birmingham, AL
November 22, 2013
 
"Term Sheet Face-Off: A Mock Negotiation"
Innovation Louisiana 2013
New Orleans BioInnovation Center
November 20, 2013
 
Panelist, "Outside Funding 101: What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know"
Innovation Louisiana 2013
New Orleans BioInnovation Center
November 19, 2013
 
"Environmental Issues in Energy Mergers & Acquisitions"
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants Oil & Gas Industry Workshop
November 15, 2013
 
"Emerging Issues in Offshore Energy"
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants Oil & Gas Industry Workshop
November 2013
 
"12th Annual Landlord-Tenant Law: Leases, Evictions, Litigation, and Settlements Seminar"
Old Capitol Inn, Jackson, Mississippi
November 14, 2013
 
"Regulating the Oil Patch - Who is BSEE", 7th Annual Offshore Marine Service Association ("OMSA")/Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Industry Seminar"
November 14, 2013
 
"Organizational Structure, Partnership Agreements, and Building Your Founding Team"
Louisiana Film and Entertainment Association Seminar
November 13, 2013
 
“Limited Liability Company and The Individual Debtor: One in Spirit But Not in Truth (or Bankruptcy)”
2013 Thirty-third Annual Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference
November 13, 2013
 
"Recent Developments in the Health Care Industry"
American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law–Health Care & Pharmaceuticals Committee
November 13, 2013
 
"Procurement—Avoiding DHS-OIG Audit Findings"
Baton Rouge, LA
November 13, 2013
 
"Challenge and Opportunities for Corporate Leadership"
Birminghan Bar Association Future Leaders Forum
November 12, 2013
 
"How to Not Get Sued"
Labor & Employment CLE
November 5, 2013
 
"What To Do If Your Client Is Misbehaving, Part III"
22nd Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference
November 4, 2013
 
"Update on Legacy Lawsuits and Legislation"
Louisiana Air & Waste Management Fall Conference
October 30, 2013
 
"HIPAA Privacy and Security"
Gulf Coast Patient care Network
October 25, 2013
 
"Dotting Your 'I's' and Crossing Your 'T's' – Mixing SALT into Your Transaction Documents"
COST Annual Meeting
Phoenix, Arizona
October 23, 2013
 
"Significant Developments in Insurance Bad Faith Post-Louisiana Bag"
New Orleans Bar Association
October 23, 2013
 
“Community Development Financial Institutions: A Strategic Opportunity?”
Harland Financial Solutions Network of State & Federal Counsel 2013 Conference
October 23, 2013
 
Jones Walker LLP hosted "Mississippi Bankruptcy Distinctions Webinar"
October 23, 2013
 
"Breaking into the Field of Entertainment Law"
New Orleans Paralegal Association's Annual Educational Seminar
October 18, 2013
 
"Title Insurance The REM Endorsement and The Professional Landman"
Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen
Petroleum Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
October 18, 2013
 
Keynote Speaker, Housing Colorado NOW! Annual Conference
Vail, Colorado
October 2013
 
"2013 Louisiana State & Local Tax for Texans"
Four Seasons Hotel
Houston, TX
October 17, 2013
 
"Unseaworthiness and Punitive Damages; McBride v. Estis Well Service", Presentation to the Board of the Offshore Marine Service Association ("OMSA")
October 16, 2013
 
"The Use (and Abuse) of State Tax Discretionary Authority"
Paul J. Hartman State and Local Tax Forum
Nashville, Tennessee
October 2013
 
"Discretionary Distributions: Planning for a Smooth Administration"
43rd Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
October 2013
 
"Top 10 Employment Law Updates for Assisted Living Facilities"
Assisted Living Association of Alabama
October 9, 2013
 
"The Lawyer’s Role in Oil Spill Planning"
Houston Bar Association, Environmental Luncheon
Houston, TX
October 9, 2013
 
"Wading through Murky Waters of Local Taxation"
2013 IPT Sales Tax Symposium
October 2013
 
"Ask the Experts - Louisiana, Texas"
2013 IPT Sales Tax Symposium
October 2013
 
"Sales Tax Planning: Contracts - What Every Sales Tax Professional Needs to Know and Why"
2013 IPT Sales Tax Symposium
October 2013
 
"U.S. Vessel Owners & the Maritime Labour Convention," Houston Marine Insurance Seminar, September 2013
 
"Mock Trial: You Can't Tax This"
IPT 2013 Sales Tax Symposium
October 1, 2013
 
"A Whole New World - SEC (Finally) Adopts Final Rules under the JOBS Act: Removing Restrictions on General Solicitation and Advertising – But Wait . . . What Now?"
7th Annual Hedge Fund General Counsel Summit
New York, NY
October 1, 2013
 
"The Comment Period: The Public’s Role in Gaming"
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
Las Vegas, Nevada - Sands Convention Center
September 25, 2013
 
“Confidentially Speaking: What Information Can Gaming Regulators Request?”
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
Las Vegas, Nevada
September 24, 2013
 
"Building the Rhodes Community"
Rhodes Trust 110th Anniversary Conference, Oxford, England
September 18, 2013
 
Special Guest Speaker, Centerline Capital Group Affordable Housing Finance Summit
San Diego, California
September 2013
 
"Storage Caverns Bayou Corne and Resulting Legislation"
Louisiana Oil & Gas Association Industry Seminar and CLE
September 16, 2013
 
"Jones Act and Coastwise Trade," National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones Annual Conference, September 2013
 
"Human Resources Legal Update"
PIAA's Technology, Human Resources, and Finance Workshop
September 12, 2013
 
"Clearance in the Film Industry: A Primer"
Louisiana Film and Entertainment Association Intellectual Property Seminar
September 12, 2013
 
"The JOBS Act - Part Deux: SEC Adopts Rules Authorizing General Solicitation & Advertising in Connection with Certain Private Offerings"
September 9, 2013
 
Panel Moderator, "Race, Poverty and Public Defense: Gideon 50 Years Later in New Orleans," Orleans Public Defender Symposium (2013)
 
"Legacy Lawsuits"
Red Stick Symposium
Red Stick Symposium
August 23, 2013
 
Gulfport Labor & Employment Seminar
Great Southern Club, Gulfport, MS
August 22, 2013
 
"Title Insurance The REM Endorsement and The Professional Landman"
Red Stick Symposium
L'Auberge Resort & Casino, Baton Rouge, LA
August 22, 2013
 
"After the Passage if Lilly Ledbetter - Are Women Better Off?"
Moderator, National Bar Association 88th Annual Conference
August 2013
 
"Housing & Community Development Specialized Financing for the General Practitioner"
Speaker, National Bar Association 88th Annual Conference
August 2013
 
Jones Walker to Host "Avoiding Vendor Management Issues" Seminar
New Orleans, Jackson and Birmingham
 
"Practical Regulatory Considerations for Mergers & Acquisitions"
July 29, 2013
 
"Board Duties in the Acquisition Context"
July 29, 2013
 
"Ending the Case Before It Starts: Strategies for Pretermitting Class Actions at the Outset
DRI Class Actions Latest Developments in Law Practice
The Willard Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C.
July 26, 2013
 
"Post-Mortem Income Tax Planning for Closely-Held Companies"
NYU School of Continuing Education and Professional Studies' Summer Institute in Taxation
July 25, 2013
 
“What’s New at the Capitol? Legislative Update”
University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal Education
Embassy Suites, Ridgeland, MS
July 25, 2013
 
Barber Speaks to MS Paralegal Association
July 25, 2013
 
National Association of Fellowships Advisors Conference
Atlanta, Georgia
July 25, 2013
 
"Legal Issues Affecting the Affordable Housing Industry"
Speaker, Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers Annual Conference
July 2013
 
"The Current State of HUD: HAP Funding, NSP Funds, FHA-Insured Loans and the HUD Pilot Program"
Moderator, Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers Annual Conference
July 2013
 
"Feeling Conflicted? Identifying and Resolving Conflicts of Interest from the Board's Perspective"
ACC Houston Chapter Meeting
July 9, 2013
 
"Sun Belt Conference Constitution, By-laws, and Sports Specific Rules"
Annual Sun Belt Conference Attorneys Meeting
New Orleans, LA
July 2013
 
"Hollywood South and Beyond"
Panelist, National Women's Leadership Summit on Small Business Entrepreneurship and Non-Traditional Opportunities for Women
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 2013
 
"The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Recent Developments in Sales and Use Tax"
IPT 37th Annual Conference
June 25, 2013
 
"RAR Reporting for State Purposes"
IPT 37th Annual Conference
Orlando, Florida
June 25, 2013
 
Baton Rouge Labor & Employment Seminar
Hilton Capitol Center
June 25, 2013
 
"Intellectual Property Essentials for Engineers: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets"
Louisiana Engineering Law Seminar
Baton Rouge, LA
June 20, 2013
 
"Engineering Business Law"
Louisiana Engineering Law Seminar
Baton Rouge, LA
June 20, 2013
 
“Removal Issues – Tips and Tricks”
26th Annual Medical Device Seminar
The Grand Del Mar in Del Mar, California
June 13, 2013
 
“Lies and Secrets: Legal Ethics in the Broader Ethical Context”
2013 State Government Lawyers CLE
June 13, 2013
 
"Pitfalls for Private Fundraising: New Developments Impacting Unregistered Brokers, Finders and Investment Advisers"
June 2013
 
"Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish"
National Business Institute
Baton Rouge, LA and New Orleans, LA
June 2013
 
"Making the Hard Decisions in the Face of Adversity: Bush v. Orleans Parish School Board"
Louisiana State Bar Association and Louisiana Judicial College Summer School
Sandestin, Florida
June 7, 2013
 
Jones Walker Hosts New Markets Tax Credits Seminar in Birmingham
June 6, 2013
 
"The Judiciary Commission: Selected Issues from the 'Other Side' (Judges Only Ethics)"
Louisiana State Bar Association Annual Meeting and LSBA/LJC Summer School
June 6, 2013
 
"Representing Creditors Before, During and After Bankruptcy: What Everyone Should Know"
Louisiana State Bar Association Annual Meeting and LSBA/LJC Summer School
June 5, 2013
 
"Digesting the Regulatory Alphabet Soup: Why Corporate Compliance Matters"
Louisiana State Bar Association Annual Meeting and LSBA/LJC Summer School
June 4, 2013
 
"State Tax Issues for Foreign Affiliates"
IPT Advanced State Income Tax School
Atlanta, GA
June 3, 2013
 
Goldman Sachs, 10,000 Small Businesses – Legal Clinic
New Orleans, LA
2013
 
"Corporate Criminal Liability and the Threat to Civil Liberty"
West Ed. Center Webinar
May 29, 2013
 
Panel Moderator, "Introduction to Corporate Litigation," Association of Corporate Counsel, Annual Conference (2013)
 
"Early Morning Ethics Coffee Talk: Ethical & Professional Challenges Facing State Tax Professionals"
COST 2013 Spring Audit Session/Income Tax Conference
May 21, 2013
 
"Multistate Tax Update: Developments, Trends & Hot Topics"
New Orleans Chapter of Tax Executives Institute, Inc. State and Local Tax Seminar
May 21, 2013
 
"Mississippi Tax Update"
New Orleans Chapter of Tax Executives Institute, Inc. State and Local Tax Seminar
New Orleans, Louisiana
May 21, 2013
 
"Louisiana Procedures & Compliance - Issues & Traps"
New Orleans Chapter of Tax Executives Institute, Inc. State and Local Tax Seminar
May 21, 2013
 
"The Nitty Gritty of Increased Taxpayer Reporting and Disclosure"
COST 2013 Spring Audit Session/Income Tax Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
May 20, 2013
 
"Real Estate: Transactional Law for the Non-Transactional Lawyer"
Speaker, Texas Minority Attorney Program, State Bar of Texas
May 2013
 
"HUD Program: Disaster Assistance"
Speaker, ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law Annual Conference
May 2013
 
New Orleans Investment Management Legal Services Seminar
May 15, 2013
 
"2013 Update on Mississippi Business Law CLE Seminar"
Mississippi Bar Association, Business Law Section
May 14, 2013
 
"Avoiding the Ethical Mine Field: Ethics Traps for the Unwary"
COST 2013 Spring Audit Session/Income Tax Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
May 2013
 
"Pending Lawsuits Affecting Our Industry: Legacy Lawsuits"
Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen Seminar
City Club at River Ranch, Lafayette, LA
May 10, 2013
 
"Tribal Gaming Legal/Regulatory Update"
2013 Southern Gaming Summit
May 9, 2013
 
"Horse Racing at a Crossroads"
IMGL Spring Conference
May 9, 2013
 
New Orleans Labor & Employment Seminar
Jones Walker New Orleans Offices–52nd Floor
May 8, 2013
 
“Online Gaming: When, Where and How Much?”
Southern Gaming Summit
May 8, 2013
 
Birmingham Banking & Financial Services Seminar
May 7, 2013
 
"Internal Investigations and HR Audits"
Federal Bar Association
New Orleans, LA
May 4, 2013
 
“What Every General Practitioner Should Know About Intellectual Property Law”
2013 Mississippi Law Update, University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal Education
May 3, 2013
 
"What You Need to Know About Public Records and Open Meetings in Louisiana"
Hotel Acadiana, 1801 West Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA
May 1, 2013
 
"The NLRB and Social Media: Why Employers with a Non-Union Workforce Should Worry"
18th Annual Mississippi Human Resources Conference and Expo
May 1, 2013
 
"So You Want to be an Expert Witness"
American Association of Neurological Surgeons' Annual Scientific Meeting
New Orleans
May 1, 2013
 
"State and Local Taxation"
Adjunct Professor, Albany Law School
Albany, New York
Spring 2013
 
"Acquisitions, Mergers and Divestitures"
COST 2013 Intermediate/Advanced Sales Tax School
April 30, 2013
 
"Special Issues in Apportionment and Allocation"
COST 2013 Intermediate/Advanced State Income Tax School
Atlanta, Georgia
April 30, 2013
 
Maritime Personal Injury in Louisiana
Hilton Garden Inn, New Orleans Airport, 4535 Williams Boulevard, Kenner, LA
April 25, 2013
 
"Recent Developments in Indemnity, Deepwater Horizon and Choice of Law"
Maritime Personal Injury in Louisiana
April 25, 2013
 
"Unrepresented Seaman"
Maritime Personal Injury in Louisiana
April 25, 2013
 
"Ethical Ways to Respond to Mass Casualty"
Maritime Personal Injury in Louisiana
April 25, 2013
 
"Maintenance and Cure and Punitive Damages"
Maritime Personal Injury in Louisiana
April 25, 2013
 
"7 Years Since the E-Discovery Rules Amendments: Is This Relationship Working?"
Maritime Personal Injury in Louisiana
April 25, 2013
 
"Professionalism and Ethics in the Handling of the Personal Injury Litigation Matter—from Incident to Settlement or Judgment—Start to Finish"
GNOBFA River and Marine Industry Seminar
April 25, 2013
 
"Mergers & Acquisitions"
Institute for Professionals in Taxation ("IPT") Sales Tax School II
April 24, 2013
 
"The Practice of Real Estate"
LSU Law School Land Use Development Class
LSU Law School Land Use Development Class
April 2013
 
"Professional or Not? You be the Judge"
New Orleans Bar Association's Bench Bar Conference
Biloxi, Mississippi
April 21, 2013
 
"Compliance and Red Flag Issues for Business in Indonesia"
IBA Anti-Corruption Conference: Corruption in Indonesia - Challenges and Solutions
April 2013
 
"The Future Is Now—The Impact of Globalization on Construction Dispute Resolution"
April 2013
 
"Readmissions Legal & Compliance Issues from a Home Health Perspective"
Webinar
April 9, 2013
 
“Reflections on the 2013 Mississippi Legislative Session”
Stennis-Capitol Press Forum
April 8, 2013
 
"Legacy Litigation Update"
The 60th Mineral Law Institute
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
March 15, 2013
 
"Breach of Warranty & Misrepresentation - United States"
Tulane Admiralty Law Institute
March 13, 2013
 
"RAR Reporting for State Income Tax Issues"
ABA/IPT Advanced Income Tax Seminar
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 2013
 
"Executing an Unrepresented Seaman's Release"
Lorman Education Services, Continuing Legal Education Seminar
2013
 
"How to Respond to a Mass Casualty"
Lorman Education Services, Continuing Legal Education Seminar
2013
 
National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) Multifamily Developers Conference & Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, FL
March 7, 2013
 
"Water Resource Law and Policy"
Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Annual Meeting
March 1, 2013
 
"Shale Development Mineral Leases and Production – New Challenges for Title Insurance, Commercial Lending and Development"
2013 Lex Mundi Real Estate Practice Group North America Regional Meeting
February 2013
 
The CBRE Group, Inc. 2013 Investor Symposium - What America Needs from Washington: Three Essential Steps the President and Congress Must Take Over the Next 18 Months, Scottsdale, AZ
February 27, 2013
 
"Ethics in Sales and Use Taxation"
Sales Tax I: Introduction to Sales & Use Taxes - Institute for Professionals in Taxation
February 27, 2013
 
Jones Walker to Host New Markets Tax Credits Seminar in Mobile
February 26, 2013
 
"Staying Out of Trouble: Effective Due Diligence for Sales/Use Taxes During the Mergers & Acquisitions Review Process"
Council on State Taxation Sales Tax Conference
February 26, 2013
 
"Gambling and Public Policy"
Florida Gaming Congress Panel
February 26, 2013
 
“Municipal Law & Finance and Governmental Role in Economic Development”
Lawyer in the Library Speaker Series
Grisham Law Library/University of Mississippi School of Law
February 22, 2013
 
Facebark: The Dog Eat Dog World of Electronic Lawyering
American Inn of Court of Acadiana
February 21, 2013
 
"Conspiracy Theories: Legal Ethics, Physician Transactions and Professional Responsibility after Tuomey Healthcare System"
American Health Lawyers Association, Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues
2013
 
"Legal Ethics: What Penn State and Lehman Brothers Can Teach Lawyers About Conflicts of Interest"
American Health Lawyers Association, Physicians and Physician Organizations Law Institute and Hospitals and Health Systems Law Institute
2013
 
"The Unexpected Verdict in Excess Policy Limits: What Happens Now?"
21st Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program
Phoenix, Arizona
February 16, 2013
 
"Building a Working Relationship between Regulator and Regulated"
American Bar Association Gaming Law Minefield National Institute
Henderson, Nevada
February 14, 2013
 
"Recent Developments in Ethics Law"
30th Annual Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Winter Meeting
February 12, 2013
 
"Recent Developments in Louisiana Law"
30th Annual Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Winter Meeting
February 10, 2013
 
“The Most Important Business Decisions and Developments in 2012”
19th Annual Mid-South Conference on Bankruptcy Law
Memphis, TN
February 8, 2013
 
"Communications Issues and the Federal Communications Commission," Mississippi Municipal Attorneys Association Winter Convention
January 31, 2013
 
“Retail Economic Development for Cities through Tax Increment Finance“
Mid-Winter Legislative Conference of the Mississippi Municipal League
Hilton Jackson
January 29, 2013
 
"Trademarks and Social Media: A Preliminary Analysis of Trademark and Related Rights in Social Media"
Gulf Coast Intellectual Property Association, New Orleans, LA
Gulf Coast Intellectual Property Association, New Orleans, LA
January 24, 2013
 
Jones Walker to Host Risk Mitigation for Businesses Seminar in Birmingham
January 23, 2013
 
Instructor, Second Annual White Collar Crime College
Stetson University, St. Petersburg, Florida
January 2013
 
Novogradac Tax Credit Developers Conference, Miami, FL
Miami, Florida
January 2013
 
“Audits-From Frenzied Fights and Querulous Quarrels to Sensible Solutions”
Mid-Winter Conference of the Mississippi Association of County Board Attorneys
Hilton Jackson
January 8, 2013
 
“Lies and Secrets: Legal Ethics in the Broader Ethical Context”
Mid-Winter Conference of the Mississippi Association of County Board Attorneys
Hilton Jackson
January 8, 2013
 
"Social Media, Protected Activity and the National Labor Relations Board"
New Orleans Bar Association
New Orleans, LA
December 28, 2012
 
"2012 Maritime Law Overview in the Fifth Circuit", New Orleans Bar Association's Procrastinator's Program
December 27, 2012
 
Investment Management Legal Services Quarterly Roundtable Luncheon Series
Luncheon Four
Restaurant August, New Orleans, Louisiana
November 29, 2012
 
"Organizational Structure, Documents, and Your Founding Team"
The Idea Village
November 27, 2012
 
2012 Louisiana Women's Conference
November 27, 2012
 
Moderator for "Nuts and Bolts of Privacy and Identity Protection"
Antitrust Law Committee of the American Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division
November 19, 2012
 
2012 Oil & Gas Workshop
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
Lafayette, Louisiana
November 15, 2012
 
Southeast Community Banking Forum
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
November 14, 2012
 
"Everything's Negotiable: Negotiation Tips for Business Women"
The Urban League Women in Business
November 14, 2012
 
"Building Your Founding Team"
New Orleans BioInnovation Center
November 13, 2012
 
"Best Audit Practices"
Paul J. Hartman State and Local Tax Forum
Nashville, Tennessee
November 2012
 
Louisiana Insurers' Conference Sixty-Ninth Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA
November 2, 2012
 
Jones Walker’s Banking & Financial Services Practice Hosts Birmingham Seminar
November 1, 2012
 
"Stern v. Marshall: How's That Working for You?"
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
October 25, 2012
 
"Why Women Still Can't Have It All", Panelist, 2012 NOBA Women in the Profession Committee Lunch Symposium
 
"2012 Louisiana State & Local Tax for Texans"
Houston, TX
October 18, 2012
 
Auburn Bank Directors College
Auburn, Alabama
October 18, 2012
 
ULI Fall Meeting - The Political Landscape in an Election Year, Denver, CO
October 17, 2012
 
"Drafting for Flexibility Under the Louisiana Trust Code"
42nd Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
October 2012
 
Southeast Community Banking Forum
Birmingham, Alabama
October 11, 2012
 
"Health Care Reform: Reality Sets In"
Association of Benefit Planners of New Orleans
October 9, 2012
 
"Scandal and Reform" Course
University of Alabama Honors College
 
"Selected Problems in Corporate Law" Course
University of Alabama School of Law
 
"The Winding Road to Justice: the Medical Review Panel, Trial and the Patient's Compensation Fund"
Perspectives: The Medical Malpractice Journey
New Orleans Marriott Hotel, 555 Canal St, New Orleans, LA
September 28, 2012
 
"Selected Title Issues Encountered in the Haynesville Shale Play and Other Shale Plays"
Baton Rouge Association of Petroleum Landmen 2012 Fall Seminar
St. Francisville, Louisiana
September 28, 2012
 
Jones Walker’s Investment Management Legal Services Team Hosts Birmingham Luncheon
September 27, 2012
 
"20th Annual Cutting Edge Entertainment Law Seminar"
Music Business Institute
September 27, 2012
 
"Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act: A New Horizon for Emerging Businesses"
2012 SEC Institute
Sheraton Metairie–New Orleans, 4 Galleria Blvd, Metairie, LA
September 24, 2012
 
September Labor & Employment Workshops in Baton Rouge
September 20, 2012
 
IMN Real Estate CFO Forum - Managing Tax Rates & Utilizing Green Energy Tax Credits, New York, NY
September 12, 2012
 
"Building Your Founding Team: Should You Mix Business with Pleasure"
The Idea Village
September 12, 2012
 
IMN Real Estate General Counsel Forum – The Regulatory and Political Economy, New York, NY
September 10, 2012
 
Jones Walker’s Investment Management Legal Services Team Hosts Third Luncheon in Series
Restaurant August, New Orleans, Louisiana
August 23, 2012
 
"Internet Cafes: Where Do We Go From Here?"
Florida League of Cities Annual Conference
August 22, 2012
 
"JOBS Act Seminar: A New Horizon for Emerging Businesses"
Summer 2012
 
"E&P Sites - Landowner/Regulatory Concurrence Issues"
Louisiana Oil & Gas: From SONRIS to Sunset Conference
August 15, 2012
 
"Business Contracts A to Z"
National Business Institute
August 7, 2012
 
July Labor & Employment Workshops in New Orleans
Jones Walker New Orleans Offices–52nd Floor
July 26, 2012
 
"Post-Mortem Income Tax Planning for Closely-Held Companies"
NYU School of Continuing Education and Professional Studies' Summer Institute in Taxation
New York, NY
July 26, 2012
 
"Gaming Law"
Florida Government Bar Association
July 25, 2012
 
"Federal and Louisiana State Incentives"
A Jones Walker Quick Start: A brief overview of some critical legal issues for start-up and emerging businesses
July 2012
 
"Jones Walker Quick-Start"
July 19, 2012
 
"America Invents Act: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know"
New Orleans BioInnovation Center
July 19, 2012
 
"HUD Updates and Opportunities"
Moderator, Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers Annual Conference
July 2012
 
"Recent Legal Issues in Housing and Community Development"
Moderator, Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers Annual Conference
July 2012
 
"Collecting/Enforcing Judgments: Setting Recovery Goals and How to Get There"
Information Management Network Bank and Financial Institutions Special Asset Executive Conference
June 28, 2012
 
"Gulf of Mexico Regulatory Update," Louisiana Energy Conference, June 2012
 
"The Limited Admission Legislation"
Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Legacy Lawsuit Seminar and Legislative Recap
June 27, 2012
 
"Fair Housing Development: The Policy and the Practice"
Speaker, National Council of State Housing Agencies Summer Conference
June 2012
 
"The Fiscal Impact of Expanded Gaming: Can Promises be Kept?"
National Council of Legislators from Gaming States
June 16, 2012
 
"Louisiana Regulatory Update"
21st Annual Beach & Bar Symposium, Environmental Law 2012: Regs, Rigs, and Restoration, Destin, Florida
Sandestin Beach Resort
June 15, 2012
 
"Tax Increment Financings, Bond Issues, Refunding and Refinancing"
Petroleum Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
June 13, 2012
 
"LLCs and LLPs: Navigating Variable State Tax Treatment"
Stafford Publications webinar
June 2012
 
"Overview of General Bad Faith Principles: Louisiana"
National Business Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 12, 2012
 
"Developing or Defending a Bad Faith Case: Selected Problems"
National Business Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 12, 2012
 
"Legacy Lawsuit Legislation"
Louisiana Energy Seminar
June 2012
 
Goldman Sachs, 10,000 Small Businesses – Legal Clinic
New Orleans, LA
2012
 
Investment Management Legal Services Quarterly Roundtable Luncheon Series
Luncheon Two
Restaurant August, New Orleans, Louisiana
May 23, 2012
 
"Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act: A New Horizon for Emerging Businesses"
New Orleans BioInnovation Center
May 16, 2012
 
“Mississippi Business Law Legislative Update”
The Mississippi Bar Center
May 15, 2012
 
"Don't Give Up on Your Warnings"
May 12, 2012
 
Panelist, "Employment Law Experts on Obama Labor & Enforcement Agenda"
Employers Counsel Network Annual Meeting
Nashville, TN
April 27, 2012
 
"The Art and Science of Jury Selection: What Neuroscience Can Tell Us about How Jurors Think and Decide"
Products Liability Advisory Council's Spring Conference
Asheville, NC
April 26, 2012
 
"State-by-State Analysis of Internet Cafes"
State Law Resources Annual Conference
April 23, 2012
 
"Recent Updates in Alabama: Legislative, Judicial, and Administrative"
Tax Executives Institute, New Orleans Chapter, State and Local Tax Seminar
April 17, 2012
 
"Gaming in Emerging Jurisdictions"
IMGL Spring Conference
April 17, 2012
 
Moderator for "Legal Issues Stemming from the Impending Shortage of Wireless Spectrum"
Public Utility, Communications & Transportation Law Commitee of the American Bar Association
April 16, 2012
 
“Vessel Piracy at Sea - The Cost to All of Us - Insuring Against Piracy Losses”
The Port of New Orleans' annual Critical Commodities Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
April 10, 2012
 
“The Essential Guide to Maintaining a Union Free Workshop”
17th Annual Mississippi Human Resources Conference and Expo, Biloxi, Mississippi
April 4, 2012
 
"Company Indemnification of Employees for Criminal Matters"
4th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
April 2012
 
Moderator, "Obtaining and Enforcing Asset Freeze Orders & Similar Remedies Against On-Line Counterfeiters"
American Bar Association's 27th Intellectual Property Law Conference, Arlington, VA
American Bar Association's 27th Intellectual Property Law Conference, Arlington, VA
March 30, 2012
 
"Where do we Stand With CBP’s 'New Verification Policy' for Duty Preference Claims?"
Presented at the API International Trade and Customs Conference, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA
March 26, 2012
 
"Federal Environmental Enforcement Issues"
Salt Lake City, Utah
March 2012
 
"Ethical Dilemmas in Turnarounds & Restructurings"
Zea Rotisserie, New Orleans, Louisiana
March 20, 2012
 
"Get Funded – Tax Credit Incentives"
Idea Village's 2012 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 2012
 
"Compliance Programs: Government Expectations"
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Seminar
March 2012
 
"Identifying Potential Patent Assets"
New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 2012
March 14, 2012
 
Moderator, "2012 Louisiana Legislative Session Preview"
LSU Law Center
March 14, 2012
 
"Building a Winning Team - The Importance of Early Founders' Agreements"
Idea Village Entrepreneur Week 2012
New Orleans, LA
March 12, 2012
 
Jones Walker 4-in-4 Program
Idea Village New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 2012
March 2012
 
Investment Management Legal Services Quarterly Roundtable Luncheon Series
Luncheon One
Restaurant August, New Orleans, Louisiana
2012
 
"Florida's Public Policy on Gaming"
Florida Gaming Summit Panel
February 24, 2012
 
"What to Do When Construction Projects Go Bad"
Harbert Center, Birmingham, Alabama
February 23, 2012
 
"Insurer Billing Guidelines"
20th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program
February 2012
 
"Rules of Engagement: Legal Ethics Issues in Today's Government Investigations"
American Bar Association, Section on Health Law, 10th Annual Washington Health Law Summit
2012
 
"Hospital/Physician Ancillary Service Joint Ventures: What's Legal and What Works"
American Health Lawyers Association, Annual Meeting
2012
 
"Trust, but Verify? Legal Ethics Challenges for Inside and Outside Counsel When the Government Comes Calling"
American Bar Association Sections on Antitrust Law and Health Law and American Health Lawyers Association, Antitrust in Healthcare Conference
2012
 
"Hot Topics in Long Term Care: The 2012 OIG Work Plan and What It Means for Your Compliance Program"
Alabama Nursing Home Association, Legal Compliance Seminar
2012
 
"Self-Insured Retentions"
American Bar Association 20th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program
February 17, 2012
 
"Internal Investigations"
Jones Walker Legal Seminar for Greater New Orleans Charter Schools
February 15, 2012
 
"An Introduction to Patent Law"
Mid-South Intellectual Property Institute
Oxford, MS
February 2012
 
"Notable Cases: From the Subliminal to the Sublime"
29th Annual Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Winter Meeting
January 26, 2012
 
"Agricultural Lending Guidelines"
BCTF Quarterly Meeting
January 18, 2012
 
"The 'New' OFCCP: What You Need to Know and Do—NOW!"
Jackson, Mississippi
January 17, 2012
 
"Basic Contract Principles Applicable to Homeowners Associations"
January 11, 2012
 
"Recognizing and Protecting Intellectual Property Rights"
CLE By The Hour
Lafayette Bar Association
December 29, 2011
 
"Sleeping Giant Wakes: ADAAA Shifts Focus from Disability to Accommodation"
New Orleans Bar Association
December 28, 2011
 
"Sale of Non Deposit Investment Products"
Mississippi School of Banking, 1998–to date
 
"What Non-Union Employers Need to Know About Labor Law", Labor & Employment CLE
November 2011
 
"Postmortem Estate Planning"
20th Annual Tulane Estate Planning Institute
November 18, 2011
 
"Recent Health Care Trends from a Legal and Compliance Perspective"
Hollywood, Florida
November 17, 2011
 
"Compliance Program Trends"
AICPA Controllers Workshop East, Walt Disney World Swan Lake, Buena Vista, Florida
November 11, 2011
 
"Current Issues in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation"
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation Conference, Co-Chairman, Medical Device Subcommittee
2011
 
"AICPA Controllers Workshop East"
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
November 10, 2011
 
"Lecture Series: Alternative Fuels, Nuclear Power, Land Use"
Jackson State University, College of Public Service
 
"Foreclosure Law In Mississippi"
University of Mississippi, Office of Professional Development and Non-Credit Education (2009, 2011)
 
"Judgment Enforcement"
Lorman Education Services (2008, 2011)
November 9, 2011
 
"Offshore Maritime, Jurisdictional, and Construction Law Issues"
Fluor LawCon Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
November 9, 2011
 
"Risk Management: Integration of Quality and Risk"
Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys 22nd Annual Health Law Symposium
November 3, 2011
 
"A Brief Introduction to Public Debt"
University of Southern Mississippi
2011
 
"Financing Options"
Mississippi Natural Gas Association 25th Annual Conference
2011
 
"Public Purpose and Economic Development Financing: What You Must Know, What You Need to Know, and What You Might Want to Know"
Mississippi Municipal Attorneys' Association Summer Conference
2011
 
"Litigating Bad Faith Insurance Claims"
Lorman Education Services
2011
 
"Mississippi Model Contractors Program"
Construction Law Sessions, Mississippi Development Authority, 2008—2011
 
"Helping your Client Buy or Sell a Small-to-Medium Sized Business"
National Business Institute
October 31, 2011
 
"Compliance 101: How to Stay in Business...and Out of Hot Water" (Birmingham)
Birmingham Marriott Hotel, Birmingham, Alabama
October 26, 2011
 
"Compliance 101: How to Stay in Business...and Out of Hot Water" (Mobile)
The Battle House Hotel, Mobile, Alabama
October 25, 2011
 
"Branding Your Business: The Nature, Selection, Use & Protection of Brand Names & Images"
Louisiana Business & Technology Center, Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Business & Technology Center, Baton Rouge, LA
 
Rule 9(h) in a Post-Luera World
The University of Texas School of Law, 20th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, TX
October 2011
 
"2011 FMLA Master Class"
BLR, October 19, 2011
2011
 
"2011 Louisiana State & Local Tax for Texans"
Magnolia Hotel, Houston, Texas
October 13, 2011
 
"Mid-Term Congressional Elections Mean Changes, But Not Necessarily The Changes You Want" (Lafayette)
The City Club at River Ranch, Lafayette, Louisiana
October 6, 2011
 
"Recent Health Care Trends from a Legal and Compliance Perspective"
Birmingham, Alabama
October 4, 2011
 
"Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Executive Compensation Provisions: One Year Later"
SEC Institute Advanced Accounting & Reporting for SEC Professionals Conference
September 2011
 
2011 Louisiana Women's Conference
September 23, 2011
 
"When Owners of a Closely Held Corporation Go Their Separate Ways"
September 20, 2011
 
"Low Income Program of the Federal Universal Service Fund and the Role of the States in Eligible Telecommunications Carrier Designation," National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Staff Subcommittee, Denver, CO
September 20, 2011
 
"North America Land Based Developments"
International Masters of Gaming Law Autumn Conference
Vienna, Austria
September 15, 2011
 
"Maritime Law for the Non-Maritime Lawyer"
New Orleans Bar Association
New Orleans, Louisiana
September 14, 2011
 
"CBP's 'New Verification Policy' for Duty Preference Claims – Here We Go Again..."
National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones 39th Annual Seminar/Conference & Exposition
September 12, 2011
 
"Water Use Issues in Louisiana"
Houston, Texas
August 2011
 
"Recent Developments in Drug Product Failure to Warn Cases"
July 21, 2011
 
"Selected Post-Mortem Income Tax Planning Techniques for Partners and Shareholders"
New York University Summer Institute in Taxation, Institute on Federal Wealth Taxation
July 14, 2011
 
"Deep Water and Shallow Water Gulf of Mexico Federal Updates"
Louisiana Energy Conference, New Orleans, LA
June 23, 2011
 
"Louisiana Regulatory Update"
20th Annual Beach & Bar Symposium, Environmental Regulation 2011: Turmoil, Catastrophes, and New Realities
Destin, FL
June 17, 2011
 
"The Use of Experts in Insurance Bad Faith Litigation"
New Orleans Bar Association
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 14, 2011
 
"Mid-Term Congressional Elections Mean Changes, But Not Necessarily The Changes You Want" (Baton Rouge)
Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
June 9, 2011
 
Goldman Sachs, 10,000 Small Businesses – Legal Clinic
New Orleans, LA
2011
 
"Health Care Legislation Update—Accountable Care Organizations, Medical Home, and Other Key Trends"
Hollywood, Florida
May 26, 2011
 
"Compliance: The Concept, the Application, and the Limits"
International Masters of Gaming Law Spring Conference
Napa Valley, California
May 23, 2011
 
"The Business of Innovation: Considerations & Strategies for Innovative Technology."
Shreveport, Louisiana
May 21, 2011
 
"Hot Topics in Regulation and Litigation for Life Insurers"
Annual Meeting of the Life Insurers Council
May 2011
 
"Sustainable Communities: Overview and Lessons Learned"
Moderator, ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law Annual Conference
May 2011
 
"Maritime Death Actions: Time for a Change?"
LSU Law Center's 9th Judge Alvin B. Rubin Conference on Maritime Personal Injury Law, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
May 13, 2011
 
"Anti-Corruption Compliance"
The University of New Orleans Energy Accounting & Technology Conference
New Orleans, LA
May 12, 2011
 
"Challenges and Opportunities in Higher Education"
Patton Boggs, LLP
2011
 
"Basic Legal Issues Regarding Salt Dome and Depleted Reservoir Underground Storage of Natural Gas"
The Nature Conservancy 2011 Legal Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
May 10, 2011
 
"Commercial Gaming Regulatory Update"
Southern Gaming Summit
Biloxi, Mississippi
May 4, 2011
 
Panel Moderator, "How to Prepare Yourself and Your Expert," New Orleans Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference (2011)
 
"Mid-size and Regional Brick and Mortar Operators Panel"
Global iGaming Summit and Expo
May 2011
 
"Estate and Gift Taxes in 2011 and Beyond: Something Old and Something New"
10th Annual Wealth Planning Seminar, Tulane University Family Business Center
April 27, 2011
 
"Pleading the Fifth Amendment in Civil Litigation"
New Orleans Bar Association's 2011 Bench Bar Conference
April 15, 2011
 
Jones Walker Bank Merger Seminar
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 12, 2011
 
"Mid-Term Congressional Elections Mean Changes, But Not Necessarily The Changes You Want" (New Orleans)
Inn on Bourbon, New Orleans, Louisiana
April 12, 2011
 
"Federal Tax Crimes"
LSBA 3rd Annual White Collar Crime Symposium
April 8, 2011
 
"What to Expect In and How to Handle Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense of Both Civil and Criminal Investigations by the U.S. Coast Guard and Department of Justice"
Greater New Orleans Barge and Fleeting Association 2011 River and Marine Industry Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
April 7, 2011
 
"Deciding to Go to Law School: One Woman's Perspective"
Louisiana State University
April 6, 2011
 
"Unnecessary Readmissions—Legal Implications & Prevention Measures"
Webinar
April 5, 2011
 
"Beyond the Moratorium: Changes in OCS Regulation"
58th Mineral Law Institute
March 25, 2011
 
"Current Maritime Release Issues: The Effects of AmClyde and Medicare Secondary Payer Act"
Tulane Admiralty Law Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana
March 23, 2011
 
"Landlord Tenant Law"
"Green Issues"
Sterling Education Services, Inc.
March 22, 2011
 
"Angel and A-Round Equity Financing—Issues and Process"
Idea Village's Entrepreneur Week
March 21, 2011
 
"Finding a Missing Person in the 21st Century - the Douglas Schantz Investigation"
March 18, 2011
 
"Scaling the Great (Dry) Wall: Developments in Coverage for Chinese Drywall Claims"
19th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program
February 25, 2011
 
"Trying the Coverage Case to a Jury: A Mock Trial Experience"
19th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program
February 24, 2011
 
"Harassment in the Workplace" Steel Founders Society of America
 
"A Question of Values: Key Valuation Issues in Surgeon-Hospital Relationships"
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AAOS Practice Forward: Managing Your Practice in an Era of Health Care Transformation
2011
 
"Hospital-Surgeon Employment Arrangements: Making Tomorrow's Deal Today"
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AAOS Practice Forward: Managing Your Practice in an Era of Health Care Transformation
2011
 
"Employment Decisions: HR Best Practices,"
February 1, 2011
 
"Document Retention and Destruction Policies for Financial Institutions"
Lorman Education Services
Live audio conference
February 1, 2011
 
"Human Resources: Best Practices"
Healthcare Financial Management Association–Winter Institute 2011
February 1, 2011
 
"Understanding the Small Business Lending Fund"
Is It A Potential Source of Capital For Your Bank?
Webinar
January 20, 2011
 
"Choice of Entity and Corporate Formation"
New Orleans, LA
January 5, 2011
 
"Current Insurance Coverage Issues in Chinese Drywall Litigation"
New Orleans Bar Association's Procrastinator's Program
New Orleans, Louisiana
December 29, 2010
 
"Procrastinators' Programs"
New Orleans Bar Association CLE Program, New Orleans, LA
December 21, 2010
 
"The Mechanics of Alabama Civil Procedure"
Birmingham, AL
December 17, 2010
 
"Dissecting Evolving Claims Against Generic Drugs"
American Conference Institute's 15th Annual Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference, New York City, New York
December 8, 2010
 
"Practical Guide to Ethics"
December 7, 2010
 
"Business Basics for Student Entrepreneurs"
Louisiana Business & Technology Center, Student Incubator, Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Business & Technology Center, Student Incubator, Baton Rouge, LA
November 29, 2010
 
"Business Basics for Student Entrepreneurs: Business Formation and Asset Protection"
Louisiana Business Technology Center Student Incubator Entrepreneurs
November 29, 2010
 
"Examination Issues Facing Mississippi Banks"
Mississippi Bankers Association, 2010 CEO/Executive Management Conference
2010
 
"Everything an Estate Planner Needs to Know About Grantor Trusts"
19th Annual Tulane Estate Planning Institute, Tulane Law School
November 19, 2010
 
"Managing Leave Administration,"
SouthWest Benefits Association, Dallas, TX
November 19, 2010
 
"Health Care Fraud & Compliance: Updates, Trends, and Where To Go From Here"
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
November 10, 2010
 
"Deep Water Horizon: Legal Challenges & Environmental Consequences"
Moderator
2010
 
"Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy Law"
National Business Institute
2010
 
"Deposing the Financial Expert"
Deposition Boot Camp: Beyond Basic Training
Louisiana State Bar Association Program, New Orleans, Louisiana
November 5, 2010
 
"Estate Planning Case Studies for Taxable Estates"
40th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
November 4, 2010
 
"Update on FLPs and FLLCs"
McKernan Law Auditorium, LSU Law Center
November 4, 2010
 
"Deposing an Expert Witness"
Litigation Lessons for Lawyers
New Orleans Bar Association CLE Program, New Orleans, Louisiana
November 3, 2010
 
"OMSA Industry Seminar"
November 3, 2010
 
"Municipal Bonds" Portion of Certificate Program for Municipal Clerks
Mississippi State University Extension Service, Center for Governmental Training and Technology
November 1, 2010
 
"The Times They Are A-Changing: Change is What the Obama Administration Promised, and Change is What We've Got" (Lafayette)
October 27, 2010
 
"EEO Update & Best Practices Review,"
Jones Walker, Lafayette, La
October 27, 2010
 
"New Employment Laws and What's Next in Legislation,"
Jones Walker, Lafayette, LA
October 27, 2010
 
"HR Professional Training: The Anatomy of an Effective Internal Investigation,"
Jones Walker, Lafayette, LA
October 27, 2010
 
"Copyright Litigation and the Significance of Davis v. ABC", Michigan State College of Law
October 15, 2010
 
"Greenwashing & Green Remediation—Alternatives and Evaluations"
Green Legal Matters Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
October 14, 2010
 
"Greenhouse Gas Law: Regulation & Solar, Geothermal, and Energy Districts"
Green Legal Matters Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
October 14, 2010
 
"Gambling and Pari-Mutuel Law"
Florida State University College of Law, Guest Lecturer
 
"Settlement: Lost Opportunities + Hidden Costs"
Product Liability Advisory Council's Fall Conference
October 11, 2010
 
"Louisiana State University Energy Summit"
LSU Center for Energy Studies
October 10, 2010
 
"Documenting Employee Behavior and Employment Records Compliance Workshop,"
15th Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, Nashville, TN
September 29, 2010
 
"Mergers and Acquisitions—What Corporate Counsel Needs to Know"
Essential Issues Affecting In-House Counsel and Corporate Attorneys, Association of Corporate Counsel Louisiana Chapter CLE, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, LA
September 24, 2010
 
"2010 Louisiana State & Local Tax for Texans"
September 23, 2010
 
2010 Louisiana Women's Conference
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
September 17, 2010
 
"Maritime Law for Paralegals"
New Orleans Paralegal Association Education Seminar
New Orleans, Louisiana
September 17, 2010
 
"Health Care Fraud & Compliance: Updates, Trends, and Where To Go From Here"
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
September 14, 2010
 
"Human Resources Compliance,"
Jones Walker, Baton Rouge, LA
September 14, 2010
 
"Ethical Considerations in E-Discovery"
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
September 10, 2010
 
"Status of the Federal Drilling Moratorium Litigation"
Petroleum Club of Houston, Houston, Texas
September 2, 2010
 
"The Oil Spill: What Will it Mean to Banks in the Region?"
August 31, 2010
 
"RAC/CERT/Government Data Mining & Billable Compliance"
Webinar
August 26, 2010
 
"Current Status of Federal Moratorium Litigation and Shallow Water Permits"
2010 Louisiana Oil and Gas Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
August 23, 2010
 
"The Changing Landscape of Disclosure"
National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) Conference
August 20, 2010
 
"False Claims Act and Internal Investigations"
Health Care Webinar Series
July 27, 2010
 
"Introduction to the FCPA: What Controllers Need to Know"
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, AICPA Controllers Workshop, Las Vegas, Nevada
July 20, 2010
 
"Making Money in a Downturn: Ponzi Schemes and Other Scams for Bilking Money, from Madoff to Consumer Rip-Offs"
American Bankruptcy Institute, Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop
July 2010
 
"Preparing for Litigation Arising Out of Unconventional Gas Drilling Operations in Shale Plays"
Co-Presenter with Dick Watt, Robert Fox, Gregory V, Brown, and Tony Guerino II
American Conference Institute's Forum on Oil & Gas Litigation and Arbitration
June 23, 2010
 
"Environmental Law from A to Z"
June 12, 2010
 
"Physician Industry Relations"
The OrthoTec Conference
Warsaw, Indiana
June 2010
 
"A Snapshot of The University of Alabama System"
Jones Walker
2010
 
"The Times They Are A-Changing: Change is What the Obama Administration Promised, and Change is What We've Got" (Baton Rouge)
June 3, 2010
 
"NPDES Upset and Bypass Defenses"
ExxonMobil, 2010 Water Workshop
Houston, TX
June 2, 2010
 
“The Basics: Criminal Law for Civil Lawyers I”
Jones Walker Associate Training, New Orleans, Louisiana
May 2010
 
"Focus of Management and Your Board Moving Forward"
Weathering the Storm Webinar Series
May 18, 2010
 
"State and Federal Tax Incentives for Small Businesses"
9th Annual Tulane Center for Family Business Wealth Management Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
May 7, 2010
 
"Gaming Device Malfunctions—Winners and Losers"
International Masters of Gaming Law Autumn Conference, Madrid, Spain, October 2010; Southern Gaming Summit, Biloxi, Mississippi
May 6, 2010
 
"Mentoring Young Lawyers"
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
2010
 
"New Legislation and Other Prospective Changes"
Weathering the Storm Webinar Series
April 29, 2010
 
"To Talk or Not To Talk: It Depends on Your Exposure, Marine Casualty Investigations are Necessary and Important, but Protection of the Personal Interests of You and Your Employees is Paramount"
Greater New Orleans Barge and Fleeting Association 2010 River and Marine Industry Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
April 29, 2010
 
Women in Leadership Symposium
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 28, 2010
 
Jones Walker Health Care Seminar (New Orleans)
Hotel Intercontinental, New Orleans, Louisiana
April 27, 2010
 
Oil and Gas Environmental Enforcement Workshop
Environmental Enforcement and Crimes Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
Houston, Texas
April 27, 2010
 
Jones Walker Health Care Seminar (Lafayette)
River Ranch, Lafayette, Louisiana
April 26, 2010
 
"Commercial & Residential Evictions"
Sterling Education Services
April 2010
 
"Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension: What Every Lawyer Must Know and Do"
Grady S. Hurley, Moderator
New Orleans Bar Association
April 17, 2010
 
"Everything You Need to Know About Louisiana's New Advertising Rules"
April 17, 2010
 
"Grand Jury Practice"
Louisiana State Bar Association
April 9, 2010
 
"Economic Development Financing"
The Poultry & Egg Institute's Environmental Management Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
March 17, 2010
 
"Strategies for Effective Management and Disposition of Problem Assets"
Weathering the Storm Webinar Series
March 16, 2010
 
"The Times They Are A-Changing: Change is What the Obama Administration Promised, and Change is What We've Got" (New Orleans)
Jones Walker, New Orleans, Louisiana
March 11, 2010
 
"Compliance with FMLA Changes,"
Jones Walker, New Orleans, LA
March 11, 2010
 
"The Unfair Labor Standards Act,"
Jones Walker, New Orleans, LA
March 11, 2010
 
"Legislative Issues"
American Petroleum Institute's International Trade & Customs Conference, Austin, Texas
March 8, 2010
 
"Sweepstakes and Slot Machine Laws"
Florida Association of Police Attorneys Annual Meeting
2010
 
"Building a Great Board"
Young Presidents' Organization (YPO)
March 1, 2010
 
"The Use of Experts in Bad Faith Litigation"
18th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program
Phoenix, Arizona
February 26, 2010
 
"Financing, Debt Workout and Bankruptcy in Gaming"
American Bar Association Gaming Law Minefield National Institute
Henderson, Nevada
February 18, 2010
 
"UT Law's 2010 Geologic Storage Policy: Federal Impacts, Commercial Opportunities"
Evolving Policies at the State Level Highlights of the Louisiana Statute: Louisiana Takes a Proactive Approach in Act 517
University of Texas at Austin School of Law's CLE Conference on Carbon and Climate Change, Austin, Texas
February 16, 2010
 
"Masters of the Courtroom 2010"
New Orleans Bar Association
 
"Raising Capital in a Challenging Environment"
Weathering the Storm Webinar Series
February 9, 2010
 
"How Will Cap & Trade and Green Legislation Affect My Plant?"
New Solutions to Industry's Greatest Challenges Conference & Exposition Program, Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
January 27, 2010
 
"What Board Members Need to Update in Their Current D&O Policy for 2010"
ExecSense Webinars' Instant Impact Series
January 26, 2010
 
"The Regulatory Enforcement Process"
Weathering the Storm Webinar Series
January 12, 2010
 
"The Current Banking Environment and Its Implications For Your Next Exam"
Weathering the Storm Webinar Series
December 15, 2009
 
"The Foreclosure Process In Louisiana"
NBI Seminar
December 15, 2009
 
"Ethical Minefields in Complex Criminal Cases"
Louisiana State Bar Association
December 4, 2009
 
"Coping with Paper and Electronic Documents in Discovery: Ethics, Strategy and Practical Decision-Making", Institute for Continuing Legal Education
November 2009
 
"The Rhodes Scholarship"
University of Alabama in Huntsville Honors Forum Panel
2009
 
"Valuation Opportunities in Gift and Estate Taxation"
Society of Louisiana CPAs' Business Valuation Workshop, Lafayette, Louisiana
November 6, 2009
 
"Trekking Through the Green Maze"
Louisiana National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Conference and Products Expo, Paragon Casino and Resort, Marksville, Louisiana
November 5, 2009
 
"Big Easy Bootcamp: Basic Training for Lawyering in New Orleans"
New Orleans Bar Association
November 2009
 
"Partnership Mergers and Divisions"
68th NYU Institute on Federal Taxation, New York
November 2009
 
"Haynesville" Public Screening Discussion Panel
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
October 26, 2009
 
"Post-Production Environmental Issues: Louisiana Legacy Litigation and the Texas Approach"
8th Annual Energy Litigation Conference, Houston, Texas
October 23, 2009
 
"The Nuts and Bolts of Law Practice Management"
New Orleans Bar Association
October 16, 2009
 
"Affordable Workforce Housing: The Constitutional Dilemma and the Bonus Remedy"
Speaker, ABA Section of State and Local Government Law
October 2009
 
"Grantor Trusts: What Are They? How Do They Work? Why Would You Choose to Use Them?"
39th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
October 8, 2009
 
The Louisiana Conference for Women
LSU Alumni Association Lod Cook Alumni Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
October 2, 2009
 
"Estate Planning"
Wealth, Wellness & Wisdom for Women Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
September 24, 2009
 
National Women's Leadership Summit
Panelist/Facilitator
New Orleans, Louisiana
September 24, 2009
 
"2009 Louisiana State & Local Taxes for Texans"
The Houston Club, Houston, Texas
September 17, 2009
 
"DOL Audits and Wage & Hour Lawsuits are Hotter than Ever: Spot and Avoid the Most Common Traps"
14th Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, Nashville, Tennessee
September 17, 2009
 
"Exempt vs. Nonexempt: The Million-Dollar-Plus Question (if a Lawsuit Ensues)"
14th Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, Nashville, Tennessee
September 17, 2009
 
"Your Hottest Wage and Hour Questions"
14th Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, Nashville, Tennessee
September 17, 2009
 
"White Collar Crimes"
Keiser University
Keiser University, Guest Lecturer
Summer 2009
 
"Second-Annual Lafourche Maritime Seminar"
Port Commission Building, Galliano, Louisiana
September 3, 2009
 
"Employment Law Experts on Obama Labor & Enforcement Agenda"
September 2009
 
Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) Smart Growth Summit
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
August 26, 2009
 
"The State of Real Estate in Louisiana: Can You Finance Your Project?"
Urban Land Institute
Juban's, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
August 25, 2009
 
"Recent Louisiana Energy Legislation"
Louisiana Chapter of the Women's Energy Network
South Coast Solar Seminar
August 13, 2009
 
"Growing the Green Economy in Louisiana"
Sustainable Energy Finance District Legislation Workshop
Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
August 7, 2009
 
"Shock and Awe: A Primer on the Defense of Electric Utilities in Overhead Contact Cases"
Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel's Annual Meeting
July 28, 2009
 
"The Carbon Capture Continuum—From Study and Production to Capture and Consumption"
Louisiana State University Seminar
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
July 23, 2009
 
Panelist, "The 2012 Election and the Future of Labor and Employment Law"
July 23, 2009
 
"Wage & Hour Virtual Summit: Advanced FLSA Compliance Strategies"
July 22, 2009
 
"Legal Liabilities in Today's Tax Credit Housing Market"
Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers Annual Conference
July 2009
 
"Fundamentals in Real Estate"
Speaker, Houston Bar Association
July 2009
 
"Multi-District Litigation Proceedings and Class Action Issues"
Chinese Drywall Litigation Conference, HB Litigation Conferences
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 18, 2009
 
"Negotiating and Modifying a Lease"
June 2009
 
"Overview and Trends"
University of Alabama System Board of Trustees Retreat
2009
 
"Employee Discharge and Documentation"
Lorman Education Services, Metairie, Louisiana
May 14, 2009
 
"Principles of Maritime Torts"
Overview of Maritime Law
Lorman Education Services
May 14, 2009
 
"The New Politics of Gaming"
Southern Gaming Summit
Biloxi, Mississippi
May 6, 2009
 
"Litigating with FEMA"
Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Education Outreach Program
May 2009
 
"The Future of Labor and Employment Law"
Employers Counsel Network Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee
April 29, 2009
 
"Corporate Independent Internal Investigations, Including Corporate Compliance Programs"
Louisiana State Bar Association White Collar Conference
April 17, 2009
 
Panel Speaker: "Creditors' Committees: Opportunities & Pitfalls"
79th Annual Chicago/Spring Meeting and 115th National Convention of the Commercial Law League of America
April 17, 2009
 
"Carbon Sequestration: Resource Management through the Storage of Carbon Dioxide in Geologic Structure"
56th Annual Louisiana Mineral Law Institute
April 3, 2009
 
"How to Handle the Difficult Opponent"
Calhoun County Bar Association
March 15, 2009
 
"Grand Jury Investigations: How it Impacts Civil Lawyers"
New Orleans Bar Association 2009 Bench Bar Conference
March 13, 2009
 
"Assorted Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Issues"
National Underground Utilities Supply Credit Group
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 12, 2009
 
Tulane Admiralty Law Institute
New Orleans
March 2009
 
"Troubled Waters—Admiralty Law: Insurance, Pollution, and Finance Issues"
Moderator, "Punitive Damages"
Tulane Admiralty Law Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana
March 2009
 
"Administrative and Legal Issues in Implementing Wellness Programs"
2009 SouthWest Benefits Association/Internal Revenue Service Plan Administration Skills Workshop, Houston, Texas
March 6, 2009
 
"Sweepstakes and Slot Machine Laws"
Florida Association of Police Attorneys Annual Meeting
2009
 
"Legal Issues in Wellness Plans"
New Orleans Association of Health Underwriters, Metairie, LA
February 18, 2009
 
Legislative Ethics, A Practical Guide
Montgomery, Alabama
February 10, 2009
 
"Buying & Selling a Business in Uncertain Times"
Loews New Orleans Hotel
February 4, 2009
 
Legislative Staff Ethics, A Practical Guide
Montgomery, Alabama
January 15, 2009
 
"In-Depth EPCRS Review"
American Bar Association Section on Taxation Mid-Year Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana
January 10, 2009
 
Women in Leadership Symposium
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
January 8, 2009
 
"AIA Contracts"
Metairie, Louisiana
January 8, 2009
 
"Wealth Transfer Opportunities in Today's Economic Environment"
Tulane Family Business Center
January 2009
 
"The Transportation Picture: The Past is Gone! What is Going to or Might Happen in the Future"
Panel Moderator
Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association, 2009 River and Marine Industry Seminar
2009
 
"Do We Have an Answer to the Following Issues Facing the Marine Industry: The Transportation Worker Identification Credentials Program and Hiring the Illegal Immigrant or Migrant Worker"
Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association, 2009 River and Marine Industry Seminar
2009
 
"Problems and Challenges When Your Client Has Distress Collateral"
Louisiana Bankers Bank Counsel Conference
2009
 
"Increased Conversions: How to Get Paid for Post-Petition/Pre-Conversion Periods"
16th Annual Utility Bankruptcy Conference
2009
 
"So What Makes an Ethical Lawyer a Professional One?"
Louisiana State Bar Association Section on Bankruptcy Law
2009
 
"Advanced Sales and Use Tax in Louisiana"
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
December 12, 2008
 
"Business Interruption Insurance Claims—Lessons Learned From Hurricane Katrina"
December 11, 2008
 
"Fueling Acadiana's Economy"
Lafayette, Louisiana
December 9, 2008
 
"Immigration Law and Employer Compliance: A New Era for Employer Liability"
New Orleans, Louisiana
December 4, 2008
 
"Public Corruption: When Do Campaign Contributions and Political Favors Become Bribes?"
LACDL Seminar
December 4, 2008
 
"Right Client, Right Terms, Right Time"
New Orleans Bar Association, Procrastinator's Program
December 2008
 
"Selected Issues Under the Louisiana Trust Code"
Tulane Estate Planning Institute, New Orleans
November 21, 2008
 
"Post-Election Trade Policy & Legislative Update"
1st Annual Customs and Trade Compliance Seminar, Houston, Texas
November 18, 2008
 
Panel Discussion – "Typical Corporate Situation"
1st Annual Customs and Trade Compliance Seminar, Houston, Texas
November 18, 2008
 
"How to Handle Jones Act Cases"
Lorman marine seminar, Kenner, Louisiana
November 12, 2008
 
"Global Climate Change—Does The Cause Really Matter?"
The Conference of Minority Public Administrators
2008
 
"Louisiana Employment Law from A to Z"
Lorman Education Services
November 7, 2008
 
"Louisiana Employment Law from A to Z"
Lorman Education Services
November 4, 2008
 
Construction Law: From A to Z
November 1, 2008
 
"Advanced Sales and Use Tax in Louisiana"
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 30, 2008
 
American Banker's Association Records Management Working Group
October 2008
 
"Model LLC"
38th Annual Estate Planning Seminar
Louisiana State University, McKernan Law Auditorium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
October 17, 2008
 
"Everything Else: Other Tools for Community Revitalization"
Speaker, ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law Regional Conference
October 2008
 
"Economic Development Financing"
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 15, 2008
 
"Security Breach Alert: Legal Protection & Remedies Available in the U.S. Civil Courts"
Cyber Awareness Summit, Shreveport, LA
October 2008
 
"Grandparent Giving"
38th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
October 2008
 
"EEOC Nightmares: How to Cope and Not Lose Sleep Over EEOC Investigations"
Advanced Employment Issues Symposium
Las Vegas, NV
September 25, 2008
 
"EEOC Nightmares"
13th Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada
September 24, 2008
 
"Advanced Sales and Use Tax in Louisiana"
Lafayette, Louisiana
September 18, 2008
 
"Owners and Architects Part II: 'I Think this is the Beginning of a Beautiful Relationship'"
The Fairmont Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
September 12, 2008
 
"Conditional Charitable Donations in Louisiana"
Tulane Tax Institute
September 2008
 
"Entity Formation"
Veterans Business Seminar
August 22, 2008
 
"Recovery in the New Orleans Community: A Report Card and Prospectus for the Future"
Cutting Edge Music Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
August 14, 2008
 
"Innovative Land Use Orders" Center for Planning Excellence: Smart Growth Summit
East Baton Rouge Planning Commission
August 4, 2008
 
Tulane University Law School Annual Professionalism Orientation
Panelist
2008–2010
 
"Everything You Need to Know to Keep You Out of Trouble"
Lorman Education Services
July 24, 2008
 
"Amendments to FMLA"
Society for Human Resource Management, Lafayette, Louisiana
July 2008
 
Managing Construction Projects
July 1, 2008
 
"Doing Business in Latin America"
The Woodlands, Texas
June 24, 2008
 
"Department of Labor Project on Defined Contribution Plan Fees"
Association of Employee Benefit Planners of New Orleans
June 9, 2008
 
"An Overview of Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights"
Louisiana State University – Shreveport Louisiana Small Business Development Center
June 2008
 
"Ethical and Professionalism Issues Arising from Criminal Inquiries to a Corporation and its Officers"
16th Annual Alvin B. Rubin Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana
May 15, 2008
 
"Employee Discharge and Documentation"
Lorman Education Services
May 9, 2008
 
AIA Contracts Seminar
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
April 29, 2008
 
"AIA Contracts"
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
April 29, 2008
 
SEC Hot Topics Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 24, 2008
 
"Employment Law Overview"
Society for Human Resource Management
2008 Human Resource Conference & Expo
April 24, 2008
 
River and Marine Industry Seminar
The Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association, New Orleans, Louisiana
April 23, 2008
 
"Louisiana Wage and Hour and Self-Auditing for Legal Compliance"
Lorman Education Services
April 23, 2008
 
"Environmental Due Diligence in Commercial Transactions"
LSU Environmental Law Seminar
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, Louisiana
April 18, 2008
 
"A Detailed Look at Standard of Review"
Appellate Practice for Trial Lawyers; Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, Louisiana
April 11, 2008
 
"Latin America and the Petroleum Sector – Legal Issues for Corporate America in the Face of Record Oil Prices and the Rise of State-Owned Oil Companies"
American Bar Association Section on Business Law Spring Meeting, Dallas Texas
April 10, 2008
 
"The Collision – A Scenario with Damages and Sinking"
April 2008
 
"Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Compliance: Impact of Government Regulation, Audits, and Regulatory Compliance on Businesses and their Document Management Programs"
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 27, 2008
 
"History of Sweepstakes and Slot Machine Laws in Florida"
Senate Regulated Industries Committee
March 2008
 
"Workplace Investigations in Louisiana"
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 2008
 
"The Accommodation Doctrine"
Louisiana Mineral Law Institute, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
March 2008
 
"Vexing Issues with Mergers and Acquisitions"
2008 Sales Tax Conference and Audit Session, Austin, Texas
February 27, 2008
 
"Operating in Challenging Overseas Environments"
Understanding and avoiding the risk of being sued in the United States under the Alien Tort Statute and other domestic laws as a result of alleged environmental, social, and human rights violations
Salt Lake City, Utah
February 26, 2008
 
"Doing the Deal: Buying and Selling Offshore and Onshore Oil and Gas Properties"
59th Annual Oil and Gas Law Conference, Houston, Texas
February 22, 2008
 
"Loans, Distributions, and Other Times Money Moves"
SouthWest Benefits Association Plan Administration Skills Workshop, Houston, Texas
February 22, 2008
 
"Design Law for Mississippi Architects and Engineers"
"Drafting Contracts and Competitive Bidding"
HalfMoon LLC
February 14, 2008
 
"The 2007 AIA Documents: New Forms, New Issues, New Strategies"
American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry
February 2008
 
"Wage and Hour Law Update"
Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants
January 8, 2008
 
"The 2007 AIA Documents: New Forms, New Issues, New Strategies"
American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry Midwinter Meeting
January 2008
 
Institute for Professionals in Taxation Symposium
Denver, Colorado
2008
 
"Answer to a Problem or Problem to an Industry: The Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC) Program"
Greater New Orleans Bar Fleeting Association, 2008 River and Marine Industry Seminar
2008
 
"North America—Will There be an Earthquake?"
International Masters of Gaming Law Conference, Berlin, Germany
2008
 
"Environmental Issues in the Development Process"
The Development Approval Process in Louisiana Seminar
Lorman Education Services, New Orleans, Louisiana
December 13, 2007
 
"Selected Provisions of the Final Internal Revenue Code Section 409A Regulations"
Lod Cook Alumni Center, LSU Campus
December 4, 2007
 
"Partnership, Limited Liability Companies and S Corporations Update"
Lod Cook Alumni Center, LSU Campus
December 4, 2007
 
"Enhancing Executive Compensation with Qualified Plans"
SouthWest Benefits Association/IRS 18th Annual Employee Benefits Conference, Dallas, Texas
November 16, 2007
 
"Five Rules for Avoiding Legal Pitfalls in Recruiting, Applicant Screening, and Hiring"
BLR National Employment Law Update, Orlando, Florida
November 2007
 
"Supervisors Biased? Handling Investigative Reports from the Field"
12th Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada
November 8, 2007
 
"Louisiana Employment Law from A to Z"
Lorman Education Services
November 7, 2007
 
"Structuring the Deal"
12th Annual National Institute on Negotiating Business Acquisitions, New Orleans, Louisiana
November 2007
 
"Advanced Sales and Use Tax in Louisiana"
Kenner, Louisiana
October 30, 2007
 
"An Effective Document Retention Program"
Bank Administration Institute, National Loan Operations Conference
2007
 
"Current Issues in Medical Device Litigation"
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Products Liability Committee and Mass Torts Litigation Committee
New Orleans
2007
 
"Global Investment in Brazilian Natural Gas"
US-Brazil Energy Forum, Houston, Texas
October 22, 2007
 
"Bottom Line: The One Thing You Must Know About 10 Employment Law Issues" and "True Costs of Litigating: When to Fold, When to Fight"
Advanced Employment Issues Symposium
Nashville, TN
October 18, 2007
 
"ADA Master Class"
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 2007
 
"One People, One Nation? Housing and Social Justice: The Intersection of Race, Place and Opportunity"
Speaker, UNC Center for Civil Rights
October 2007
 
"Issues in Bringing and Defending Claims Against the Succession Representative of the Trustee"
16th Annual Tulane Estate Planning Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana
October 2007
 
Managing Complex Construction Law Issues
October 1, 2007
 
"Update on the Regulation of Intrastate Pipelines and Gas Gatherers in Texas"
6th Annual Gas & Power Institute Seminar, The University of Texas School of Law
September 27, 2007
 
"How That Pesky Consumer Protection Act Has Affected Business Bankruptcies: BAPCPA and Significant Recent Rulings"
"Practicing Under the New Bankruptcy Law: How to Make Your Practice Run Smoother than the Recovery!" Louisiana State Bar Association and Section on Bankruptcy Law, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana
September 21, 2007
 
"Federal Jurisdiction Over Wetlands–What Has Changed? And How Might You Be Affected?"
Breakfast Briefing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
September 18, 2007
 
"Traditional Neighborhood Developments"
Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
August 22, 2007
 
"Examining the Tripartite Relationship Connecting the Policyholder, Carrier, and Defense Counsel"
American Bar Association Convention, San Francisco, California
August 11, 2007
 
"Louisiana Land Law for Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors"
New Orleans, Louisiana
July 19, 2007
 
"Selected Provisions of the Final Internal Revenue Code Section 409A"
Baton Rouge Estate and Planning Council
July 19, 2007
 
"Louisiana Land Law for Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors"
New Orleans, Louisiana
July 19, 2007
 
Instructor, Trial Academy
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
July 2007
 
"The University of Alabama System"
Redstone Club, Birmingham, Alabama
2007
 
"Updating Your Boilerplate"
Houston Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel Chapter Meeting
June 12, 2007
 
"Entity Formation"
Baton Rouge Area Chamber Small Business Education Seminar
May 22, 2007
 
"Pension Protection Act of 2006"
New Orleans, Louisiana
May 17, 2007
 
“Understanding Your Role as a Non-Active Shareholder”
Tulane Family Business Center Wealth Management Seminar
May 10, 2007
 
"Employee Discharge and Documentation in Louisiana"
Hotel InterContinental New Orleans
May 9, 2007
 
“Developing a Buy/Sell Agreement: How Should It Be Structured?”
Tulane Family Business Center Wealth Management Seminar
May 9, 2007
 
“Estate Planning with Retirement Benefits”
Tulane Family Business Center Wealth Management Seminar
May 9, 2007
 
"Recent Updates Under Longshore Certificate"
Signal Mutual Seminar, Nashville, Tennessee
May 2007
 
"Disaster Contingency Planning and Crisis Management – An Experienced Employer's Perspective"
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 2007
 
"Managing Construction Projects"
Lorman Educational Seminar
April 25, 2007
 
Lorman Education Services – Continuing Education Seminars
Hotel InterContinental New Orleans
April 24, 2007
 
"FMLA Master Class"
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 2007
 
"Environmental Issues: Louisiana, Post Katrina"
Houston Bar Association Environmental Section Meeting
April 11, 2007
 
"Changes in Qualified Defined Contributions Plans Under the Pension Protection Act of 2006"
Association of Employee Benefit Planners of New Orleans
April 2, 2007
 
"Changes to Defined Contribution Plans Under the Pension Protection Act"
Association of Employee Benefit Planners of New Orleans
April 2, 2007
 
"Roth 401(k)s and Pension Protection Act Changes Impacting Estate Planning with Retirement Plans"
Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, Louisiana
March 16, 2007
 
Tulane Admiralty Law Institute
New Orleans
March 14, 2007
 
"Land Entitlement Process"
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
March 13, 2007
 
"12th Annual Environmental Conference"
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 9, 2007
 
"The Discovery Revolution: E-Discovery and the Lawsuit of the 21st Century"
New Orleans Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference, Point Clear, Alabama
March 2007
 
“Private Placement Life Insurance, Annuity, and Alternative Investment Products”
IIR’s Alternative Investing through Life Insurance and Annuities 5th Annual Hedge Fund Conference, Miami, Florida
February 26, 2007
 
"Practical Considerations of the Federal Rules Changes"
Federal Bar Association, Panel Presentation
February 2007
 
"Legacy Suit Developments – An Examination of the 2006 Legislation and Proposed DNR Regulations"
Professional Landmen's Association of New Orleans Executive Night Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
February 2007
 
"Lessons From Living Through Disaster"
Los Angeles County Bar Association Bar Leaders Conference, Los Angeles, California
January 2007
 
"Litigation Abuses and Ethical Guidelines for Judicial Campaigning"
Civil Justice Reform Group
2007
 
"ABA Perspectives on Practice"
American Bar Association Law Student Division 13, Spring Meeting
2007
 
"Carry Forward 2007"
MCLE Committee
January 2007
 
"Louisiana State Tax Developments"
2007 Hartman SALT Conference
2007
 
"Shipbuilding and Repair Disputes"
OMSA Seminar
2007
 
"Bridging the Generation Gap"
LLTA
2007
 
"Distressed Real Estate Issues Under the Bankruptcy Code"
Louisiana Bankers 2007 Bank Counsel Conference
2007
 
"M&A: Letter of Intent Through Integration to Disposition"
State Bar of Texas 29th Annual Corporate Counsel Institutes
University of Texas School of Law, Houston and Dallas, Texas
2007
 
"An Overview of CEMS – Crew Endurance Management Systems"
Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association, 2007 River and Marine Industry Seminar
2007
 
"Manufacturing in the Southeast: Louisiana Update"
Institute for Professionals in Taxation, Memphis, Tennessee
2007
 
"Risk Management"
Florida Association of Realtors Mid-Winter Meeting, Orlando, Florida
2007
 
Real Estate Breakfast Briefing
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
December 15, 2006
 
"Antitrust Considerations in Cross-Border Transactions"
Insight Information Conference, Mergers & Acquisitions
December 2006
 
"When Disaster Strikes: Legal Requirements and Potential Claims"
University of Houston Advanced Employment Law for Employers and Employment Lawyers, Dallas, Texas, December 1, 2006, and Houston, Texas, December 8, 2006
 
"CLE by the Hour"
Baton Rouge Bar Association
December 7, 2006
 
"Ethics and Professionalism"
New Orleans Bar Association, Procrastinator's Program
December 2006
 
"Tales from Katrina"
International Masters of Gaming Law Winter Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
November 30, 2006
 
"Sorting Out Community Property Rights in Employee Benefit Plans"
Tulane Estate Planning Seminar
November 17, 2006
 
"Employee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions"
SouthWest Benefits Association/IRS 17th Annual Employee Benefits Conference, Dallas, Texas
November 15, 2006
 
"Seven Critical Steps to Highly Effective Crisis Management"
11th Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada
November 10, 2006
 
Keynote Presentation: "The Role of Leaders in Law School and the Legal Community in Fostering International Dialogue"
International Student Conference on Human Trafficking, ABA Latin American and Caribbean Law Initiative, Universidad Catolica Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador
November 9, 2006
 
"Fear Factor: Electronic Discovery"
Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, Louisiana
November 2006
 
"Selected Environmental Issues – The New Requirements for Environmental Assessments; Wetlands Regulation and Mitigation; and Related Issues"
2006 Bank Counsel Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
November 2006
 
"Fundamentals of Construction Law"
American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry
November 2006
 
"Building a Foundation for Managing Complex Construction Law Issues in Mississippi"
National Business Institute
October 31, 2006
 
"Resolving Problems and Disputes on Construction Projects"
National Business Institute
2006
 
"Changes in Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans Under the Pension Protection Act of 2006"
Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants, University of New Orleans
October 24, 2006
 
"Approaches to Planning and Zoning Ordinances for Louisiana Municipalities"
Louisiana City Attorneys Association
October 13, 2006
 
"Loan Repayment Assistance Programs and the Rising Debt Burden of a Legal Education"
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
October 7, 2006
 
"E-Discovery and Spoliation"
El Paso Pipeline Conference, Birmingham, Alabama
October 2006
 
"U.S. Supreme Court Update: Retaliation & Discrimination"
Lorman Education Services
October 2006
 
"Gain Support for Regulatory Changes: It's Possible"
Speaker, The Campaign for Affordable Housing Conference
September 2006
 
"FMLA Update 2006"
Council on Education in Management, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, September 14–15, 2006
 
"Litigation in Estate Planning Practice"
36th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
September 2006
 
"When Do Business Transactions Require Valuations"
41st Annual Southern Federal Tax Institute, Atlanta, Georgia
September 2006
 
"Land Use Institute: Planning, Regulation, Litigation, Eminent Domain & Comp."
ALI-ABA Committee on Continuing Professional Education
August 17, 2006
 
"Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law in Louisiana"
National Business Institute
August 4, 2006
 
"When Disaster Strikes: The Legal and Human Resources Response"
South Texas College of Law Annual Employment Law Conference, Houston, Texas
July 14, 2006
 
"To Hire or Not to Hire...That is the Question"
EMA, Florida
June 27, 2006
 
"Compensating the Executive: Roth 401(k)s and Deferred Compensation"
Tulane Family Business Center Wealth Management Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
May 11, 2006
 
"Ethics & Professionalism"
Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association, 2006 River and Marine Industry Seminar
April 2006
 
"Current Developments in Deferred Cooperation"
Association of Employee Benefit Planners of New Orleans
April 24, 2006
 
"Recent Updates on Maritime Law"
Greater New Orleans Barge and Fleeting Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
April 2006
 
"Under the Microscope: Advising an Industry or Trade Association Under Antitrust Scrutiny"
Antitrust Law Spring Meeting
April 1, 2006
 
"Update on CERCLA Issues"
Louisiana State University Environmental Law Seminar
March 17, 2006
 
"Redeveloping the Gulf Coast After Katrina and Rita: H.R. 4440"
Speaker, Texas Association of Affordable Housing Providers Conference
March 2006
 
"Significant Tax Planning Opportunities Afforded by KETRA and GOZone Tax Legislation"
New Orleans Real Estate Investors Association (NOREIA)
March 16, 2006
 
"Alabama's New Open Meetings Act"
University of Alabama Systems Board of Trustees Retreat
2006
 
"Attorney Advertising"
New Orleans Bar Association
March 2006
 
"Contracts, Emails and Litigation – Changing The Terms of Contracts and The Way Business is Conducted"
Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council, 2006 World Trade & Transport Conference
February 2006
 
Featured Speaker, "Commercial Damages"
Harris County District Judges 2006 Post-Conference Conference
February 2006
 
"Carry Forward 2006"
MCLE Committee
January 2006
 
"Delivering Bad News to Clients"
New Orleans Bar Association
2006
 
"The Gulf Opportunity Zone Act"
Governor's Economic Development Conference
January 2006
 
"Open Meetings and Public Records"
Lorman Educational Services, Baton Rouge and Lafayette
2006
 
"North American Gaming Developments"
International Masters of Gaming Law Conference
Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006
 
"After the Hurricanes: Opportunities and Challenges for Maritime, Energy and Environment"
The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce, The Woodlands, Texas
December 27, 2005
 
"Partnerships: How to Play as a Team"
3rd Annual Insurance & Annuity-Based Hedge Fund Investing Forum, The Harvard Club, New York, New York
December 12, 2005
 
"Tax Increment Financing in Louisiana"
Advance Zoning and Land Use in Louisiana Seminar sponsored by Lorman Education Services, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
December 8, 2005
 
"Rebuilding the Gulf Coast After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: An Overview of Market Opportunities"
Intercem Americas Presentation
2005
 
"Pending Federal Legislation Related to Tax-Exempt Bond Issuance for Redevelopment of the Hurricane-Ravaged Areas"
Gulf Coast Recovery Conference, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the International Economic Development Council, Washington, D.C.
November 28, 2005
 
"Ten Key Decisions to a Successful Construction Project"
American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry
Fall Meeting
October 2005
 
"Trust Drafting Techniques"
35th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, McKernan Law Auditorium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
September 22, 2005
 
"Zoning and Land Use Law"
Lorman Educational Seminar
September 19, 2005
 
"Environmental Due Diligence in Mineral Property Transactions: Emerging Risks, Requirements, and Strategies"
51st Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute in Portland, Oregon
July 23, 2005
 
"Fair Housing Rights - Developers Have Them Too"
Speaker, Texas Association of Affordable Housing Providers Annual Conference
July 2005
 
"Chapter 11 Business Reorganizations"
Annual Advanced ALI-ABA Course of Study, Charleston, South Carolina
June 2005
 
"Preventing Costly Mistakes Through the Correct Entity Choice in Louisiana"
National Business Institute
June 9, 2005
 
"Tax Strategies to Maximize Your Wealth Transfer Plan"
Tulane Family Business Center Wealth Management Seminar
May 2005
 
"Louisiana Construction Law, Mechanics' Liens and Public Works Contracts"
Professional Education Systems, Inc.
May 2005
 
"Ethical Consideration in Business Litigation"
Lorman Educational Seminar – Business Torts in Louisiana
April 22, 2005
 
"Introduction to Cafeteria Plans"
Lorman Education Services, New Orleans, Louisiana
April 21, 2005
 
"Utilizing AIA Forms for Design Contracts in Louisiana"
Lorman Education Services
April 2005
 
Trade Preference Programs
American Petroleum Institute: 20th Annual Petroleum Drawback/FTZ/Import Seminar, Houston Texas
March 1, 2005
 
"Taxation of Subchapter S Corporations"
2nd Annual Gerald L. Wallace–Charles S. Lyon National Tax Workshop, Orlando, Florida
February 26, 2005
 
Corporate Compliance Seminar
Birmingham, Alabama
February 11, 2005
 
"Terminal User Contracts – Defining Responsibilities in the Event of an Emergency"
Dry Bulk Terminals Group Americas First Annual Seminar, Wyndham Canal Place, New Orleans, Louisiana
February 2005
 
"Louisiana's Voluntary Remediation Program: Banking on the Certificate of Completion, A Case Study"
Environmental Bankers Association, Semi-Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 16–18, 2005
 
"Housing and Community Development Programs and Subsidies: A Road Map"
Speaker, University of Houston Law Foundation, November 2005, 2006, 2007
 
"COBRA, LA Continuation Coverage, FSAs, HRAs and HSAs"
New Orleans Association of Health Underwriters, Metairie, Louisiana
January 14, 2005
 
"Carry Forward 2005"
MCLE Committee
January 2005
 
"Chapter 11 Amendments, An Introduction to the 2005 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act"
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
2005
 
Moderator, "Structuring and Counseling Special Purpose Consortia, Forums, and Alliances," American Bar Association Antitrust Section Annual Spring Meeting (2005)
 
CLE Instructor, "Business Torts in Louisiana" (2005)
 
"Ethics Considerations in E-Discovery and Spoliation"
Lorman Commercial Litigation
January 1, 2005
 
Jones Walker Hurricane Katrina Seminar
2005
 
Institute for Professionals in Taxation Symposium
Palm Springs, California
2005
 
"Gaming Law"
Montgomery, Alabama
2005
 
"CLE by the Hour"
Baton Rouge Bar Association
December 30, 2004
 
"Congress Changes the Rules on Deferred Compensation"
Association of Employee Benefit Planners of New Orleans
December 13, 2004
 
"Zoning and Land Use"
Lorman Educational Seminar
December 9, 2004
 
"Summary Judgment Tactics: Practice and Procedure"
Louisiana Department of Justice, Litigation Division, Annual CLE Seminar; Baton Rouge, Louisiana
December 2004
 
"Estate Administration: A Potpourri of Issues and Problems"
Annual Estate Planning Conference, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
December 2004
 
"The Unfunded Mandate – Homeland Security: How to Meet the Costs? Who Pays the Costs? The Effect on the Marine Industry"
Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association
December 2004
 
Advanced Employment Issues Symposium
Las Vegas, Nevada
November 10, 2004
 
"Selected Environmental Issues Affecting the Oil and Gas Industry: Restoration Obligations, EPA's Proposed 'All Appropriate Inquiries' Regulations, and Isolated Wetlands"
Gulf Coast Land Institute, Lafayette, Louisiana
November 2004
 
"Effective Workplace Supervision"
W-H Energy/Dyna Drill
 
"Mississippi Construction Law: What Do You Do When...?"
National Business Institute, 2000, 1996, 1992
 
"Public Contracts and Competitive Bidding in Mississippi"
Lorman Education Services
2004
 
"Leveraging Current Public Housing Inventory"
Speaker, Housing Development Law Institute
October 2004
 
Co-Chair, Trade Dress Forum 2004
International Trademark Association, New York, NY
International Trademark Association, New York, NY
October 2004
 
"Enforcing Rights in Trade Dress"
International Trademark Association's Trade Dress Forum 2004, New York, NY
International Trademark Association's Trade Dress Forum 2004, New York, NY
October 4, 2004
 
"Corporate Attorneys and In-House Counsel: The Essential Issues"
Association of Corporate Counsel Louisiana Chapter and Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
October 1, 2004
 
"Final COBRA Regulations"
Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants, University of New Orleans
September 21, 2004
 
Advanced Employment Issues Symposium
Atlanta, Georgia
September 6, 2004
 
"Planning for Future Incapacity"
34th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
September 2004
 
"Employee Privacy Rights: Balancing Your Employees' Rights with Business Necessity"
C.E.M. Human Resource Management Seminar
 
"The Impact of Federal Labor Laws on Management Practices in Both Union & Non-Union Settings"
C.E.M. Human Resource Management Seminar
 
"LITHC 2005 - Learning from 2004"
Speaker, Texas Association of Affordable Housing Providers Annual Conference
July 2004
 
"Sarbanes-Oxley Act in Louisiana"
Lorman Education Services, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
June 18, 2004
 
"Interviewing Witnesses"
Louisiana State Bar Association Summer School for Lawyers, Destin, Florida
June 2004
 
"Negotiating a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Union"
Electrical Contractor Seminar
 
"Writing the Employee Handbook in Louisiana"
Lorman Education Services, New Orleans, Louisiana
 
"Workout Strategies for the Secured Lender"
New Orleans, LA
2004
 
"Jones Act Sexual Harassment"
Jones Walker Seafood Seminar
April 2004
 
"Avoiding Legal Pitfalls in Workplace Investigations"
Council on Education in Management
March 29, 2004
 
"Independent Contractor, Statutory Employer and Borrowed Servant," Jones Walker Labor/Maritime Seminar, 2004
 
"The Impact of Federal Labor Laws on Management Practices in Both Union & Non-Union Settings"
C.E.M. Human Resource Management Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
January 2004
 
"Shakespeare and the Law of Detrimental Reliance"
Bench/Bar Conference
2004
 
"American Maritime Jurisdiction and Venue"
Half Moon, LLC, Continuing Legal Education Seminar
2004
 
"The Impact of Free Trade Agreements on U.S. Grain Exports: An Overview"
Mississippi Valley Trade and Transport Council, Annual World Conference
2004
 
"Forming and Separating Closely-Held Corporations and Partnerships"
62nd NYU Institute on Federal Taxation, New York and San Francisco
2004
 
Moderator, "Hot Topics in Trade Association Law and Counseling," American Bar Association Antitrust Section Annual Spring Meeting (2004)
 
"Oilfield Master Service Agreement"
New Orleans Bar Association
2004
 
"Construction Issues in Mississippi"
Lorman Education Services
2003
 
"Foreign Lease Financing of Jones Act Qualified Vessels"
Tulane University Maritime Law Seminar
October 2003
 
"Managing Environmental Liability When Acquiring Oil and Gas Properties"
The American Association of Petroleum Landmen 50th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, June 2004; Occidental Oil & Gas Corporation Technology Conference, Houston, TX, May 2004; Lafayette Association of Petroleum Landmen seminar, Lafayette, LA, October 2003
 
"Negotiating and Drafting Acquisition Agreements in Louisiana"
National Business Institute
August 14, 2003
 
"Taking the Mystery Out of the HIPAA Medical Privacy Rules for Employers and Group Health Plans"
HIPAA Seminar, Sponsored by Jones Walker and The Sellers Group, LLC
The Woodlands, Texas
July 11, 2003
 
"Legal Ethics"
Baton Rouge, LA
2003
 
"Soil Remediation"
Co-Presenter with Drs. Holliday and Deuel
Society of Petroleum Engineers Seminar
April 29, 2003
 
"Damages, Remediation & Other Remedies Involving Property in Oil & Gas Cases"
Louisiana Professional Landmen's Association Seminar
February 21, 2003
 
Trial Advocacy
Tulane University Law School
 
"Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan Revisions for E&P Operations"
December 5, 2002
 
"Gramm-Leach-Bliley Privacy Update"
Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Committee & Excess Line Association of New York
American Bar Association
2002
 
"Damages, Remediation & Other Remedies Involving Property in Oil & Gas Cases"
Safety & Environmental Study Group for the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Houston, Texas
October 9, 2002
 
"From Pinstripes to Jail Stripes: How to Keep Yourself and Your Client out of Prison"
Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino, LLC
2002
 
"Annual Corporate Check Up: Five Steps to a Healthy and Prosperous Year"
2002
 
"A Focus on Issues Dominating the Audit Committee Agenda"
KPMG Audit Committee Institution Roundtable
2002
 
"Remedies in Oil & Gas Cases: From Specific Performance to Damages and Beyond"
Louisiana Mineral Law Institute
April 4, 2002
 
"Workers' Compensation in Louisiana," March 2002
 
"On the Vanguard of Environmental Evolution: A Move Toward Industry Self-Regulation With an Emphasis on Energy Sector E&P Operations"
Society of Petroleum Engineers Videoconference
November 2001
 
"Privacy Issues in Insurance"
Independent Insurance Agents of Mississippi and Professional Insurance Agents Association of Mississippi
2001
 
"Professionalism in the New Millenium"
First Financial Group, Inc.
2001
 
"Louisiana Construction Contracting for Public Entities"
June 13, 2001
 
"Subleases, Overriding Royalty Interests and Reversionary Rights"
Gulf Coast Institute
October 26, 2000
 
"Road & Access Law"
Lorman Business Institute, Birmingham, Alabama
March 1, 2000
 
"Considerations in Buying/Selling a Business"
National Business Institute
1999
 
"The Federal Trademark Dilution Act"
Louisiana State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Institute, New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Institute, New Orleans, LA
April 17, 1998
 
"Loan Closings"
Mississippi Bankers Compliance Task Force
1997
 
"Experts Analyze Brain Damaged Baby Cases, I, II, & III", 1997-2004
 
"Patient Confidentiality Under Alabama Law"
University of Alabama at Birmingham Grand Rounds, UAB Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurobiology
1997
 
"The Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and Its Application to Tank Vessels," September 1996
 
"Coast Guard Vessel Documentation Office Consolidation and Proposed Jones Act Abolition"
Tulane University Maritime Law Seminar
July 24, 1996
 
"Routing & the Right to Condemn"
Birmingham Bar Association
April 22, 1996
 
"Defense of the Junior User: The Intermediate Junior User's Limited Area Defense"
New Orleans Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Committee, New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Committee, New Orleans, LA
July 29, 1993
 
"Liability of Railroads for Injuries Occurring During Loading & Unloading Railcars"
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
July 17, 1993
 
"Noncompetition Covenants: A Preliminary Analysis of Louisiana Law on Restrictions in Agreements for the Sale of a Business"
Tulane Law School, New Orleans, LA
December 29, 1992
 
"Noncompetition Covenants: A Preliminary Analysis of Louisiana Law on Restrictions in Agreements for the Sale of a Business"
New Orleans Bar Association, New Orleans, LA
September 25, 1992
 
“Recent Developments in the Fifth Circuit”
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
1991