Family Law Section Events

The Family Law Section holds a business luncheon meeting and CLE program on the second Monday of each month except June, July, and December at LBA Headquarters. Annual dues are $50.00. The cost for lunch and CLE is $25.00 for members and $50.00 for non-members. Notices and reminders for all meetings and CLE programs are emailed to members each month. Members can register for Lunch/CLE by replying to the email and/or calling the LBA office at 337-237-4700. Lunch is included in the price with advance registration only. 

The Family Law Section also hosts several socials throughout the year. More information about these events will be distributed to FLS members as time draws closer for these events. Below is the 2015 schedule of section meetings and CLE programs. 


2015 Meetings and CLE Programs

Monday, February 2, 2015: Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, February 9, 2015: Section Meeting/CLE Presentation: Collection, Handling and Examination of Digital Evidence–What Lawyers Should Know

Speaker: Anna Theriot, Certified Forensic Computer Examiner, PCR Digital Forensics, Inc.

Monday, March 2, 2015: Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, May 9, 2015: Section Meeting/ CLE Presentation: Grandparents’ Rights and Constitutional Safeguards Afforded to Parents

Speaker: Joshua S. Guillory, Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory

Monday, April 6. 2015: Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, April 13, 2015: Section Meeting/CLE Presentation: Ethics in Family Law

Speaker: Leslie Schiff/Julie White, Schiff, Scheckman & White, LLP

Monday, May 4, 2015: Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, May 11, 2015: Section Meeting/CLE Presentation: Professionalism in the Courtroom

Speaker: Honorable David A. Blanchet, 15th Judicial District Court

Monday, August 3, 2015: Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, August 10, 2015: Section Meeting/CLE Presentation: Cases Every Family Law Practitioner Should Know

Speaker: Andre Douget, Attorney at Law

Monday, September 7, 2015: Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, September 14, 2015:Section Meeting/CLE Presentation: Tax Considerations in Divorce Matters

Speaker:  Chris Rainey, CPA

Monday, October 5, 2015: Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, October 12, 2015: Section Meeting–Annual Meeting; CLE Presentation: Claims for Reimbursement Between Spouses

Speaker: Honorable Charles Fitzgerald, 15th Judicial District Court

Monday, November 2, 2015: Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, November 9, 2015: Section Meeting/CLE Presentation: Injunctive Relief Available in Domestic Matters

Speaker: Hearing Officer Sean Eller, 15th Judicial District Court

Dates to be scheduled:

Spring Social

Installation of Officers/Christmas Social