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A.P. Tureaud American Inn of Court End-of-the-Year
Ethics & Professionalism FREE CLE For a Cause

Co-sponsored by the Law Library of Louisiana and

the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society

Friday, December 1 ♦ 9:00 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.
Louisiana Supreme Court
400 Royal Street, 4th Floor, New Orleans, LA


1.0 Hour each Ethics & Professionalism CLE Credit

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8:30-9:00 – Coffee & pastries in formal conference room

9:00-9:10 – Introductions and announcements

9:10-10:10 – Professionalism Program

10:10-10:25 – Break

10:25-11:25 – Ethics Program

Profiles in Professionalism: The Baton Rouge Sit-Ins of 1960

This professionalism program will focus on the professional conduct of lawyers who courageously defended 16 Southern University students charged with disturbing the peace in the Baton Rouge Sit-ins which took place on March 28 and 29, 1960.


E. Phelps Gay, Esq. is a former president of the Louisiana State Bar Association, long-time Member of the A.P. Tureaud American Inn of Court, and current Board Chair of the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society. He will be assisted by Dr. Rachel Emanuel, former Southern University Law Center Director of Communications.

Avoiding Discipline in Louisiana

This ethics program will provide attorneys with information about ethics resources offered by the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) and give an in-depth overview of the attorney disciplinary system in Louisiana.


Robert A. Kutcher, Esq. is active in both the legal community and the community-at-large, having served as Chairman of the Louisiana State Advisory Committee to the U. S. Civil Rights Commission, Chairman of the South Central Region of the Anti-Defamation League, and President of both his local synagogue and Jewish Community Center. In the legal community, Mr. Kutcher has served as President of the Louisiana State Bar Association, President of the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and Chair of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board. He is also a frequent speaker and author of litigation, real estate, and ethical topics.

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If you have questions, please contact

Miriam Childs via email at or phone (504-310-2403).

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