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NBA Region V Music Festivalooza

Region V of the National Bar Association is sponsoring a CLE during Essence Festival focusing on entertainment law, particularly the music business. Plase continue to visit our website for further details.

Job Opening

Staff Attorney Position of U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit Open until filled Salary range $51,972 to $74,074 depending upon education and relevant work experience. Applicant must be U.S. citizen, graduate of an accredited law school, have a strong academic background, and possess high proficiency and skills in legal research and writing with law review or equivalent legal research experience. Prior federal court experience is preferred. Send current resume, law school transcript, and unedited writing sample (preferably fewer than 15 pages) to: Susie Buckel, Personnel Officer Staff Attorneys’ Office U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit 600 S. Maestri Place New Orleans, LA 70130


Two positions of Assistant Indigent Defender (Division A and Division B) for the 17th Judicial District. Starting salary $35,000-$40,000 depending upon experience Must be licensed to practice in Louisiana. May maintain a private practice as long as does not interfere with Indigent Defender duties. Please submit resumes by December 29, 2006 to: Seventeenth Judicial District Indigent Defender’s Office, P.O. Box 52, Thibodaux, LA 70302. Interview will be on January 9, 2007 at 5:00 pm at 206 Green Street, Suite 106, Thibodaux, LA.

Court Consolidation Information from the CDC Judges

The Civil District Court judges have called for a study concerning the court consolidation proposal before the legislature takes action to revamp the Orleans Parish judiciary. Attached is the Court Crier disseminated by the Civil District Court, which contains the Civil District Court judges’ position on the court consolidation proposal.

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