Jefferson Bar Association

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Jefferson Bar Association

The object and purpose of the Jefferson Bar Association is to assist and serve its members in the practice of law, promote the administration of justice, uphold the honor of the courts and the legal profession, promote the professional competency of attorneys through continuing legal education, increase public understanding of and respect for the law and encourage collegiality among its members.

CLE OnDemand

Your attendance will be automatically reported to the MCLE Committee upon completion of the OnDemand Programs. Please allow 30 days for your attendance to be reported. If more than 30 days have passed, then please contact us at You should receive an automated email containing a certificate of completion one day after you have finished the program. The certificate is for your records only. 

"24th JDC Judicial Panel Discussion of Evolving Issues in COVID-19 Times" 

Panel Members:

Hon. Scott U. Schlegel, Division D
Hon. Michael P. Mentz, Division F
Hon. Stephen D. Enright, Jr., Division N
Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr., Division P

CLE: 1.0 Hour 
Cost: Free
Date Recorded: June 26, 2020
Registration HERE

Four District Judges discuss evolving issues at the 24th Judicial District Court during COVID-19. Topics of discussion include civil and criminal hearings and trials, court access, virtual decorum, and more.

"Fifth Circuit Discussion on Appellate Practice in the Time of COVID" 

Panel Members:

Hon. John J. Molaison, Jr., Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, Division G
Mr. Curtis Pursell, Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal Clerk of Court
Mr. Walter Woodruff, Jr., Chehardy Sherman Williams

CLE: 1.0 Hour Appellate Specialization
Cost: Free
Date Recorded: June 19, 2020
Registration HERE 

​Members of the panel discuss appellate practice during COVID-19. Topics of discussion include virtual decorum during oral arguments, e-filing and notifications, court technology, and more.

"Pro Bono During the Time of Pandemic - Meeting Your Professional Obligations"


Adrienne Wheeler, Executive Director of Louisiana Appleseed
Laura Tuggle, Executive Director of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

CLE: 1.0 Hour Professionalism
Cost: Free
Date Recorded: May 28, 2020
Registration HERE.

​This program addresses the impact of the pandemic on civil legal aid programs serving vulnerable people, how pro bono assistance can assist in addressing the surge in legal needs resulting from COVID 19, meeting your professional obligations through pro bono work, and volunteer opportunities through civil legal aid and other pro bono programs.

"Working Remotely with Electronic Signatures, Remote Notarization, & Electronic Filing"

Speaker: Jason R. Anders, Anders Law Firm
CLE: 1.0 Hour 
Cost: Free
Date Recorded: May 8, 2020
Registration HERE.

This program addresses the e-signature statutory framework under the UETA, exclusions from the Louisiana UETA, electronic notarization and requirements for authentic acts, remote online notarization pursuant to Proclamation Number 37 JBE 2020, and electronic transactions. 


"Virtual Appearances and Scheduling at the 24th JDC"

Speaker: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel, Division D, 24th JDC
CLE: 1.0 Hour Law Practice Management
Cost: Free
Date Recorded: April 22, 2020
Registration Link: HERE.
Judge Schlegel introduces the new 24th JDC website and walks attendees through the process of scheduling and attending virtual hearings. 

You CANNOT receive duplicate credit for attending the same CLE program. Therefore, if you attended the Live Webinar, you will not receive credit for attending the recorded OnDemand program.

Web browser requirements: Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
Operating system requirements: Windows 7-10; Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) - macOS Catalina (10.15); Linux; Google Chrome OS; Android OS 5 (Lillipop) - Android 9 (Pie); iOS 10 - iOS 12; Windows Phone 8+; Windows 8RT. 
AUDIO AND VIDEO ISSUES? Please be patient. Webinar platforms globally are having huge surges in use. Connectivity issues may be on your end - specifically from your internet provider and/or modem/router. Please ensure that your modem, router and computer have been updated. Ask others in your home or office space not to use the WiFi while you are in the webinar. Close all windows on your device except for the webinar to optimize internet access, whether cellular or WiFi. Familiarize yourself with your device. Your device should have speakers - make sure that you know how to turn on, and increase the volume of, your speakers.