Recent developments in legislation & Jurisprudence – L’Auberge du lac resort, lake charles

November 20-21, 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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Topics and Speakers: (subject to change without notice)

Thursday, November 20, 8:00 am-5:50 pm (8.0 CLE hours)
Environmental Law and Land Use – Professor Blake Hudson
Successions & Donations – Joseph W. Mengis
Louisiana Civil Procedure – Professor William R. Corbett
Ethics (10:45 am) – Vice Chancellor Greg Smith
Employment Law – Professor William R. Corbett
Business Organizations Jurisprudence – Professor Wendell H. Holmes
Security Devices – Michael H. Rubin
Torts – Professor John M. Church
Professionalism (4:50 pm) –  Rudie R. Soileau, Jr.

Friday, November 21, 8:00 am-12:50 pm (4.5 CLE hours)
Insurance Law – John J. Simpson
Criminal Law & Procedure – Cynthia Killingsworth
Mineral Rights – Professor Keith B. Hall
Property Law, Sales & Leases – Professor J. Randall Trahan
Business Corporation Act – Professor Glenn G. Morris
Family Law – Professor Andrea B. Carroll

Location: L’Auberge du Lac Resort, Ballroom DEF (777 Avenue L’Auberge, Lake Charles)

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.LAubergeduLacCasino

Directions: From Houston, take I-10 northeast. Take exit 25 to merge onto I-210 East toward Lake Charles Loop. Take exit 4 for Nelson Road. Turn left on Nelson Road. Turn left at Avenue L’Auberge. Turn right to stay on Avenue L’Auberge.

From Baton Rouge, take I-10 west. Take exit 34 to merge onto I-210 West toward Loop. Take exit 4 toward Prien Lake Road. Turn right at Nelson Road. Turn left at Avenue L’Auberge. Turn right to stay on Avenue L’Auberge.

Hotel Accommodations: A limited of hotel rooms will be available at the resort. Individuals may call 866-580-7444 by October 29, 2014 and identify themselves as members of the LSU Center of Continuing Professional Development, Group Code #SLSU14 in order to receive the group-contracted rate of $109 for a Luxury Double Queen Non Smoking room. Individual reservations that are not cancelled 48 hours prior to arrival will be charged for the first night’s room and tax. The hotel recognizes the Group Code #,not the group name.

Luxury Double Queen Non Smoking $109/night

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