Jefferson Bar Association

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Membership is on a Calendar Year, from January 1 through December 31 of each year. Membership dues are NOT on a pro-rata basis. 


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

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

Speakers: 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. 
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. 
 
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