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A Message From Judge Michael Pitman

Dear SBA members:

Judge Frances Pitman and I are planning the SBA’s CLE programs for 2016. We know that you have many choices when it comes to obtaining your CLE credit, but we ask that you please consider giving preference to the SBA’s CLE programs. The revenue from the seminars represents approximately 60% of the SBA’s annual budget. Good attendance at the seminars is essential.
We ask that you please calendar these dates that already have been scheduled for 2016:

- Recent Developments (13 hours): October 13 and 14, 2016
- December CLE by the hour (13 hours): December 13 and 14, 2016

Thank you for your support of the Shreveport Bar.

December 13 & 14, 2016
Petroleum Club, 15th Floor 416 Travis Street, Shreveport

13 Louisiana CLE credit (including Ethics & Professionalism)
Texas CLE Credit Approved (including Ethics)

Full registration refund until November 15, 2016, less a $25 administrative fee After November 15, full credit less a $25 administrative fee may be applied to future SBA sponsored CLE for up to one year.

Note: course documents will be emailed to you in PDF format, if you’d like to receive your documents on a flash drive or on paper, please purchase one of the “Course Document” items on the checkout page.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

8:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM
60 Minutes

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Criminal Law, A View From the Inside
Laura Fulco - First Assistant Caddo District Attorney and Pam Smart - District Defender, First Judicial District
9:30 AM Sponsor Break
9:35 AM
60 Minutes

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Helpful Hints from A to Z from Fannin Street
Judge Jeanette Garrett - Second Circuit Court of Appeal
10:35 AM Sponsor Break
10:45 AM
60 Minutes

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Professionalism: Programs/Services provided by the Shreveport Bar Foundation and Shreveport Bar Association and Knowing the Difference
Donald Hathaway - President Shreveport Bar Association Heidi Kemple Martin - Shreveport Bar Foundation
11:45 AM Lunch (included with all-day registration, or $25)
12:45 PM
60 Minutes

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False Claims Act, Fundamentals and Recent Developments: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Bringing and Defending Whistleblower Suits
A.G. (Alec) Alexander III - Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson
1:45 PM Sponsor Break
1:50 PM
60 Minutes

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Successions
Ben Politz - Booth, Lockard, Politz & LeSage
2:50 PM Sponsor Break
3:00 PM
60 Minutes

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Staying on Mission-The Intersection Between Non- Profits and the Law
Destiny Deas - Attorney at Law
4:00 PM
60 Minutes

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Negotiating Your Way Through Law and Life
Judge (Ret) Gay C. Gaskins and Lawrence W. Pettiette Jr.– Pettiette, Armand, Dunkleman, Woodley, Byrd & Cromwell

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

8:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM
60 Minutes

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Professionalism: What Would Momma Say? – The Sequel
Cyd Sheree Page - Voorhies & Labbé, P.L.C.
9:30 AM Sponsor Break
9:35 AM
60 Minutes

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Ethics: ABA Model Rule 8.3 – Reporting Impairment- related Conduct vs Early Intervention
Buddy Stockwell - Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program
10:35 AM Sponsor Break
10:45 AM
60 Minutes

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Technology in the Courts
Melissa Allen - United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
11:45 AM Lunch (included with all-day registration, or $25)
12:45 PM
60 Minutes

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United States Supreme Court Update 2015-2016 Term
Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart - United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
1:45 AM Sponsor Break
1:50 PM
60 Minutes

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Federal Procedure
Magistrate Judge Mark Hornsby - United States District Court, Western District
2:50 PM Sponsor Break
3:00 PM
60 Minutes

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Trends in Civil Damages
Theodore J. Casten - Casten & Pearce and Ronald J. Miciotto - Attorney at Law


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