Recent developments in legislation & Jurisprudence – Shreveport Convention Center

September 18-19, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

Topics and Speakers: (subject to change without notice)

Thursday, September 18  8:00 am-5:20 pm (8.0 CLE hours)

Environmental Law and Land Use – Professor Blake Hudson
Criminal Law & Procedure – The Honorable Craig Marcotte
Louisiana Civil Procedure – Professor William R. Corbett
Ethics (10:10 am) – Vice Chancellor Greg Smith
Employment Law –  Professor William R. Corbett
Property Law, Sales & Leases – Professor J. Randall Trahan
Business Organizations Jurisprudence – Professor Wendell H. Holmes
Torts – Professor John M. Church
Insurance Law – Ronald E. Raney
Professionalism (4:20 pm) – The Honorable S. Maurice Hicks, Jr.

Friday, September 19  8:00 am-12:50 pm (4.5 CLE hours)
Security Devices – L. David Cromwell
Successions & Donations – Joseph W. Mengis
Business Corporation Act – Professor Glenn G. Morris
Mineral Rights – Professor Keith B. Hall
Family Law – Professor Andrea B. Carroll

Location: Shreveport Convention Center, Ballroom C-D (400 Caddo Street, Shreveport)

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

Parking: Parking passes for the Convention Center parking garage will be distributed upon request at the registration table (limit one pass per attendee per day).

Directions: Take Exit 19-A, Spring Street north from I-20. Spring Street is one-way. Go about 7-8 blocks. The Convention Center parking garage will be on 837a0ce467cb7641c194508abb3d51ccyour left immediately after you cross Caddo Street. There is a skywalk to the Convention Center. Ballroom “C-D” is on the 2nd level of the Convention Center. Exit the parking garage on Market Street which will take you back to I-20. For directions to an alternate route, visit

Hotel Accommodations: A very small room block is available at the Shreveport Hilton connected to the Convention Center. Reservations must be made by September 3, 2014. Click here and select “Attendee” from the “guest type” menu.

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

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