Events & Seminars

Leopold Z. Sher, James M. Garner and Thomas J. Madigan II speak at "New York, New York: A Multi-Topic CLE Seminar" November 19-21, 2016 on the topics, "Issues with Arbitration Clauses," and "Choice of Law vs. Forum Selection." This New York seminar, taking place at the Intercontinental Hotel, is hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association.

James M. Garner Co-Chair of the LSBA Advanced Appellate Practice, to speak Friday, August 26th on Effective Oral Argument, Standard of Review of Appeals and Is there a Need for Standard of Review of Writs in Louisiana?

James M. Garner and Thomas J. Madigan II spoke at "New York, New York: A Multi-Topic CLE Seminar" November 21-23, 2015. On Sunday, the 21 st, Mr. Garner and Mr. Madigan were Panelists on the topics, "The Traditions, Evolution and Pros & Cons of the Jury Trial," and "Juries-To What Extent Has the Role of the Jury Been Eroded?" This New York seminar took place at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, and was hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association.

Tulane University Law School hosts the Tulane Law Review 2015 Symposium, The Promise and Perils of Convergence in Florida Regulation and Consumer Protection, with support from Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. and the Murphy Institute on Friday, November 13th, 2015 at Tulane's Weinmann Hall in New Orleans. Sher Garner to give Keynote Address in Commercial Law.

James M. Garner and Christopher T. Chocheles peak at SES Workers' Compensation Law and Practice Seminar in New Orleans on December 4, 2015.

Jim Garner and David Marcello speak at the Loyola Law Review Symposium--A City Below Sea Level Rises Above: Exploring the Legal Impacts of Katrina Over the Last Decade on October 16, 2015. Mr. Garner participates on Panel Two, Post Disaster Litigation Strategies. Mr. Marcello speaks on Panel Three, Judicial and Administrative Response.

James M. Garner and Thomas J. Madigan II speak at "New York, New York: A Multi-Topic CLE Seminar" November 22-24, 2014. Mr. Garner speaks on the topic, "Does Spoliation Constitute an Independent Cause of Action?" And Mr. Madigan addresses the question, "What is "Spoliation"? Once found, what are the consequences?" This New York seminar, taking place at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, is hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association.

James M. Garner and Thomas J. Madigan II speak on "Are there Unveiled UM Waivers Anymore?" at The LSBA Uncorked: A CLE Adventure in California Wine Country in Sonoma on March 24, 2014. This event is hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association.

James M. Garner, Ryan O. Luminais and  Thomas J. Madigan II speak at the Landlord-Tenant Law Seminar in New Orleans on December 12, 2013. The Seminar, hosted by Sterling Educational Services, Inc., involves the topics, Leases, Evictions, Litigation and Settlements.

James M. Garner and Christopher T. Chocheles will participate in the 8th Annual Workers’ Compensation Law & Practice, hosted by Sterling Education Services, Inc. on December 3, 2013.

James M. Garner speaks at "New York, New York, a Multi-Topic CLE Seminar" on November 23-25, 2013. This event is being hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association. Mr. Garner will speak on the topic, "Writing the Writ-Strategy and Timing."

Debra J. Fischman and James M. Garner speak on "Defending the Big Case from Start to Finish" at Magnum PI: Winning the Big Personal Injury Case in New Orleans on Friday, October 11, 2013. This event is hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association.

Leopold Sher spoke before the US Law Firm Group Corporate & Securities Committee meeting held in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 10, 2013 on the topic "Transactional Practice in the Big Easy – A Brief Primer on Doing Deals under Civil Law." assisted in the preparation of materials and handouts.

The New Orleans Bar Association’s Bench Bar Conference, April 19-21 at Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi featured our own James M. Garner . Jim served as moderator and panelist for Handling High Profile Cases: media coverage, impact on jury venire, considering a change of venue, settling the case for trial and discovery issues, gag order and more, on Saturday April 20th at 10:40 a.m. Click here for more information on the Bench Bar Conference.

Elwood Cahill and Alvin Miester will speak at seminar on Land Boundaries and Access Rights
On March 12, 2013, Elwood Cahill and Alvin Miester will speak at the Half Moon Seminar titled "Land Boundaries and Access Rights." Pertinent discussion topics will include review of surveys and legal descriptions, acquisitive prescription statutes and jurisprudence and boundary action procedure and practice. This seminar will be held at the Hyatt Place Convention Center at 881 Convention Center Boulevard in New Orleans.

Alvin Miester, Chad Morrow and Ryan Luminais speak at seminar on Landlord-Tenant Law
On December 12, 2012, Alvin Miester, Chad Morrow and Ryan Luminais spoke in New Orleans at a Sterling Education Seminar on Landlord-Tenant Law Pertinent discussion topics included lease drafting, eviction procedure, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Housing Act and bankruptcy.

Elwood Cahill and Alvin Miester speak at seminar on Land Boundaries and Access Rights
On October 17, 2012, Elwood Cahill and Alvin Miester spoke in Baton Rouge at the Half Moon Seminar titled "Land Boundaries and Access Rights." Pertinent discussion topics included review of surveys and legal descriptions, acquisitive prescription statutes and jurisprudence and boundary action procedure and practice.

Debra J. Fischman participated in a seminar on Employment Law Update Beyond the Basica, Sterling Education Services, Inc., December 14, 2011

Debra J. Fischman participated in a seminar on Lawfully Managing Student Records Without Violating Privacy Rights, NBI Seminar, December 9, 2011

Debra J. Fischman participated in a seminar on Big Easy Bootcamp, New Orleans Bar Association, October 14. 2011

Leopold Z. Sher recently spoke on the subject of legal issues arising out of the expropriation of hundreds of properties taken by the State of Louisiana to make way for the multibillion dollar construction of the new Charity Hospital and the new VA Hospital in the Mid City area of New Orleans. The speech was part of a panel program called The Louisiana Land Grab: A Public Taking presented at the CLE of Louisiana conference held in Puerto Rico in July, 2011.

James M. Garner participated in the 9th Annual Landlord-Tenant Law Symposium, Sterling Education Services, Inc., May 11, 2011

James M. Garner participated in a seminar on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law - 12th Annual Conference, American Bar Association Health Law Section, February 23, 2011 - February 26, 2011

James M. Garner participated in a seminar on New Claims on the Horizon: The Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Spill, New Orleans Bar Association, December 22, 2010

James M. Garner participated in the 8th Landlord-Tenant Law Symposium, Sterling Education Services, Inc., November 30, 2010

James M. Garner participated in a seminar on Oil in the Gulf -- Litigation and Insurance Coverage, Avoiding Fraud Concerns in the Claims Process, HB Litigation Conference, November 4, 2010- November 5, 2010

James M. Garner participated in a seminar on New Claims of the Horizon: The Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Spill, The National Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues, September 28, 2010- October 1, 2010

John T. Balhoff II presented "Examination of Curative Actions Available to Obtain Clear Title" and "Application of Corrective Tools to Obtain Marketable Title", National Business Institute Seminar on Examining and Resolving Title Issues, October 2010

James M. Garner participated in a seminar on the Current Issues in Storm Water Regulations, National Business Institute, July 28, 2010

James M. Garner participated in a seminar on The Intersection of Federal and State Law Issue, Jamaican Sunset CLE, July 8, 2010- July 15, 2010

James M. Garner Participated in a seminar on Litigating Bad Faith Insurance Claims, National Business Institute, March 25, 2010

Joshua S. Force is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Tulane University School of Law, 2010 - Present

Joshua S. Force Lecturer in Law, Tulane University School of Law, 2007 - 2010

Neal J. Kling is an Adjunct Faculty Member, Vessel Documentation and Finance, Tulane Law School, 2006 - Present

Load More Content