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CLE by the Hour
Monday, December 11, 2023, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST
Category: Events

Please join us for CLE by the Hour throughout the month of December. Sessions will be offered BOTH in-person at the LBA Office and/or virtually via Zoom for nine days in December (Dec. 5, 11, 12, 14, 18, 20, 27, 28, 29); however, please be aware that a 4-hour limit exists when it comes to earning "computer-based" CLE credits in Louisiana. Please see the information below:

MCLE and Legal Specialization: Limitation of 4 “Computer-Based” CLE Credits for 2023  |   For the 2023 compliance period ending Dec. 31, 2023, the Louisiana Supreme Court has set the limitation for “computer-based” CLE credits at 4.0 hours annually, as defined in Rule 3(d) of Louisiana Supreme Court Rule XXX. “Computer-based” CLE includes interactive live webcasts, webinars and on-demand recordings. The “computer-based” CLE credit annual limit of 4.0 hours also includes the specialty areas coordinated by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. 

Please CLICK HERE to see the complete schedule.


Lunch will be served today! Special thanks to  Acadiana Appraisals and Consulting for sponsoring! 


Please CLICK HERE to register for December 11th, 2023 sessions. 



Time Speaker Topic
8:00 AM-9:00 AM Florencia Ibañez Immigration Law and Family Law
9:05 AM-10:05 AM Maggie Simar Louisiana Bar Foundation and You (Professionalism)
10:10:00 AM -11:10 AM Maggie Simar Artificial Intelligence: Family Law and Beyond
11:15:00 AM -12:15 PM Geralyn Siefker Strangulation and Domestic Violence
12:20:00 PM 1:20 PM Franchesca Hamilton-Acker De-biasing as a Part of the Professionalism Journey (Professionalism)
1:25:00 PM-2:25 PM Hon. Valerie Gotch Garrett Law and Economics: Tort Reform A View from the Bench
2:30:00 PM- 3:30 PM Justice Genovese Legislative Update: Recent Changes to Summary Judgment Procedure
3:35:00 PM -4:35 PM Lane Duplechain (Lunch Sponsor: Acadiana Appraisals and Consulting) Mastering Real Estate Appraisals in Estate Planning and Charitable Donations: Legal and IRS Implications



  • Members: $45
  • Member Walk-In: $50
  • Non-Members: $55
  • Non-Members Walk-in: $65

Please contact Shea Barber, events coordinator, at [email protected] or 337-446-2194 for more information or with any questions.