The Appellate Section meets periodically to discuss issues of interest to lawyers practicing before the First Circuit.  An annual CLE is held at the court.  The purpose of the Appellate Section is promote and enhance the skills of BRBA members engaged in appellate practice and to encourage collegiality and networking between the bench and the bar.  Section dues are $25 per year.

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Mr. Mark D. Plaisance
Past Chair
Attorney at Law
PO Box 796
Thibodaux, LA 70302
(p) (225) 775-5297
(f) (225) 775-6910

Mr. Darrel Papillion
Board Liaison
Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, LLC
Baton Rouge
12345 Perkins Road, Bldg. One
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(p) (225) 236-3638
(f) (225) 236-3650

Ms. Ann K. Gregorie
Executive Director
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Baton Rouge
PO Box 2241
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-2241
(p) (225) 214-5563
(f) (225) 344-4805