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  Click here to download and/or read the entire September 2014 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 289).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: 
    Has it really been 30 years?
  • Message from the chair: 
    Fall Expo & Conference (Law Expo): Sept. 11 
  • Tales from the bar side:  
    Pigeon Forage 
  • The "uncalled witness" rule
  • From the playing field to the courtroom:
    Reflections from Baton Rouge attorneys
    who played college sports 
  • Attorney spotlight:  Ryan Chenevert
  • Gail's grammar: electrocution & drowning  
  • What I've learned: Emile Christian Rolfs III 
  • Book review: Fred D. Gray's Bus Ride to Justice   


  Click here to download and/or read the entire June 2014 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 288).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: 
    Just try not to be a weirdo 
  • Tales from the bar side:  Hello, Columbus 
  • Talking Turkey: Southern University Law Center
    expands its global footprint with ventures in Turkey 
  • Attorney spotlight:  Scott M. Levy
  • Gail's grammar: avoid deem  
  • Judicial interview: Judge Brenda Bedsole Ricks
  • Book review: Larson's
    The Booklover's Guide to New Orleans   


  Click here to download and/or read the entire May 2014 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 287).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: 
    Every vote matters 
  • Tales from the bar side:  Legacy 
  • Protecting the attorney-client privilege in 
    the digital age 
  • Enforcing mediation agreements  
  • Gail's grammar:  avoid deem 


  Click here to download and/or read the entire April 2014 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 286).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: 
    Summertime
  • Tales from the bar side:  Compound interest 
  • Who's Listening? Title III Wiretaps 
  • Lawyers make Red Cross mission possible
  • Interview:  Col. John Dunlap  
  • Gail's grammar:  participial phrases 


  Click here to download and/or read the entire March 2014 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 285).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: 
    Conversation with a stranger
  • Tales from the bar side:  Curiouser and curiouser 
  • Obligations under the Medicare Secondary Payer
    Act, Part II -- Medicare Set-Asides in liability cases 
  • Lawyers make Red Cross mission possible
  • Understanding incorporation
  • Judicial interview:  Judge James J. Best   
  • Gail's grammar:  avoid "try to"  
  • Bar luncheon:  March 27


  Click here to download and/or read the entire February 2014 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 284).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: 
    Oh, what a long, strange trip it's been ...
    and it's far from over  
  • President's awards
  • Tales from the bar side:  The bodyguard 
  • What happened to the Louisiana bar exam?
  • Post-trial perspective of a jury foreperson  
  • Attorney spotlight:  Johnell's journey   
  • Gail's grammar:  be precise; avoid notarized
  • BRBF Holiday Star Project 2013
  • Joint luncheon:  Feb. 27


  Click here to download and/or read the entire January 2014 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 283).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: 
    Becoming a Baton Rouge Lawyer    
  • Tales from the bar side:  Foiled on Aisle D 
  • A Luta Continua
  • Message from the chair:  Bench Bar 
  • Attorney spotlight:  Mackenzie S. Ledet   
  • Gail's grammar:  avoid redundancy 
  • I'm a mediator and I'm okay


  Click here to download and/or read the entire December 2013 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 282).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: Professionalism    
  • Tales from the bar side:  Gross canard 
  • From Socrates and Gutenberg
    to Newsweek and Around the Bar 
  • People for sale:  An overview of human trafficking 
  • Gail's grammar:  based off or based on 


  Click here to download and/or read the entire November 2013 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 281).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: November
    is a great month to be a lawyer  
  • Holiday Star Project -- A calling to
    continue serving others 
  • Tales from the bar side:  Day of infamy 
  • Act 88 creates an intent-based transfer avoidance action
  • Obligations under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act,
    Part I: Conditional Payments 
  • Softball tournament recap
  • Ballot samples / Candidate bios
  • Gail's grammar:  wording  



  Click here to download and/or read the entire October 2013 issue of Around the Bar (Vol. 280).

    Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the president: A change for the better  
  • YLS report:  Belly Up 
  • Tales from the bar side:  Up and down situation 
  • What I've learned:  W. Arthur Abercrombie 
  • Louisiana's new tax credit registry act
  • Softball tournament recap
  • Attorney spotlight:  Bryan Jeansonne
  • Gail's grammar:  italicizing Latin phrases 

    Next Bar Luncheon: Oct. 3 at L'Auberge


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