NOTICE: These training sessions meet requirements for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits pursuant to the Louisiana Supreme Court Rule XIX Continuing Legal Education, Rule 3(b).

Each course has to be watched in one single session and if stopped must be retaken in entirety.

**All materials and videos are copyrighted and cannot be used without the expressed consent of LADB.**



 

Welcome to the Louisiana Disciplinary Board’s Online Continuing Legal Education store. Inside you will find videos for purchase towards legal education credits. Each video covers specific topics where, upon completion, we will submit attendance/completion notification to LASCMCLE for approval.

Current topics include:

  • Ethics
  • Trust Accounts
  • Professionalism
  • Law Office Management
  • Skills

 

2015 Continuing Legal Education


Purchased online CLE courses will be available on this page until either they have been completed or the course offering expires.

Webisodes

Who says continuing legal education isn't entertaining? The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board's new “True Attorney: Disciplinary Case Files” web series educates lawyers in an entertaining and engaging way.

Pursuing Professionalism

Pursuing Professionalism

(1 Credit Professionalism)

Offered: 12/09/16 to 12/08/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

This CLE will give insights and advice from veteran judges and lawyers on professionalism, mentoring and fulfillment in the practice of law. Great for new lawyers.

True Attorney

True Attorney

(1 Credit Ethics)

Offered: 11/01/16 to 10/31/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

2014. This video summarizes three unique attorney discipline cases focusing on attorney-client relationships, business transactions with clients, and criminal conduct.

True Attorney: Misappropriations

True Attorney: Misappropriations

(1 Credit Ethics)

Offered: 08/23/16 to 08/22/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

2016. The latest episode of True Attorney focuses on instances of misappropriation of funds by attorneys within a law firm.

E-Learning Courses

25 Years // 25 Faces

25 Years // 25 Faces

(1 Credit Professionalism)

Offered: 07/16/16 to 07/15/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

In honor of its 25th Anniversary, the LADB launched a new CLE in July of 2015 featuring Louisiana attorneys' thoughts on professionalism.

Trust Accounting

Trust Accounting

(1 Credit Law Office Management)

Offered: 05/07/16 to 05/06/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

An interactive review of the rules and procedures for Trust Accounting as provided by Louisiana Supreme Court Rule XIX and the Rules of Professional Conduct.

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Recorded Seminars

Laying a Solid Foundation: Expert Testimony

Laying a Solid Foundation: Expert Testimony

(1 Credit General Skills)

Offered: 11/04/16 to 11/03/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

Scott Zimmer, a partner in the Shreveport office of Kean Miller LLP, guides the audience through the nuances of using expert witnesses in litigation.

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De-Mystifying the Office of Disciplinary Counsel

De-Mystifying the Office of Disciplinary Counsel

(1 Credit Ethics)

Offered: 11/04/16 to 11/03/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

Chuck Plattsmier, Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the State of Louisiana, provides an overview of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and the disciplinary system in Louisiana.

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Compassion Fatigue and Solutions

Compassion Fatigue and Solutions

(1 Credit Professionalism)

Offered: 11/04/16 to 11/03/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

Buddy Stockwell, Executive Director of the Lawyers Assistance program, addresses the debilitating impact of compassion fatigue in the legal profession.

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Responding to a Disciplinary Complaint

Responding to a Disciplinary Complaint

(1 Credit Ethics)

Offered: 11/02/16 to 11/01/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

The focus of this online CLE is to give both solo practitioners and firms knowledge of the complaint process of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. From how a complaint is filed to how to respond and what to expect after a response is filed. **Recorded live from LADB's CLE in Shreveport April, 2016**.

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Division of Retirement Benefits in Divorce/Basics

Division of Retirement Benefits in Divorce/Basics

(1 Credit General Skills)

Offered: 07/21/16 to 07/20/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

This course is a basic overview regarding the dividing of retirement benefits during a divorce. Although basic, the course contains detailed information for several different types of retirement plans and the required information needed to complete the process. **Recorded live from LADB's CLE in Baton Rouge May 27, 2015.**

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Division of Retirement Benefits in Divorce/Specialized

Division of Retirement Benefits in Divorce/Specialized

(1 Credit Law Office Management)

Offered: 06/01/16 to 05/30/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

Mr. Sagona defines terms and discusses various types of retirement plans. His intent is to take the mystery out of retirement plans allowing you to understand your rights and know what information is available for you to request. This course can be applied for 1 hour of Specialized Estate Planning or Administration / Family credit in lieu of general credit. **Recorded live from LADB's CLE in Shreveport April, 2015.**

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2015-2016 Cases in Review

2015-2016 Cases in Review

(1 Credit Ethics)

Offered: 05/07/16 to 05/06/17

Duration: 1hr

Cost: $20

Mr. Plattsmier discusses the jurisprudence of recent decisions rendered by the Louisiana Supreme Court regarding lawyer discipline. **Recorded live from LADB's CLE in Shreveport April, 2016**.

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