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Jones Walker Sponsors NORLI Gala, Duncan Selected for Leadership Class of 2005
September 20, 2004

On September 10, Jones Walker was a sponsor of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute's Five-Year Anniversary Gala where maritime partner J. Kelly Duncan was recognized as one of forty-four people from throughout New Orleans selected to participate in the sixth class of the NORLI, an initiative of Greater New Orleans Inc.  The mission of NORLI is to help promote regionalism and to provide current and emerging leaders with a more thorough understanding of issues and an enhanced ability to collaborate for the greater good of the community. The Institute selects a diverse group of leaders to participate in a thought-provoking, nine-month educational program. Participants experience a variety of statewide issues presented through lectures, on-site visits, readings, discussion groups, simulations and other leadership development activities. Other Jones Walker lawyers who have participated in the NORLI leadership program are William H. Hines, William Backstrom, and Robert Worley .