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Eastern District of Louisiana
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December 7, 2016

Collection of the Eastern District of Louisiana's (LAED) triennial dues will begin on January 1, 2017, and must be paid not later than March 1, 2017. Members of the LAED bar will be required to pay their dues electronically through their Electronic Case filing (ECF) account. Attorneys will be charged a rate of $15.00 per year for a total of $45.00 since the dues are collected only once every three years.

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December 1, 2016

Please be aware that the fee schedule for the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has been updated to reflect increases approved by the Judicial Conference in September of 2016. The new fees are effective December 1, 2016. You may review the new fee schedule on our web site at the following link: http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/CASES/...

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October 25, 2016

Pilot Began July 1, 2014 – Permanent Status Approved October 5, 2016

If you are interested in volunteering for the Civil Pro Bono Counsel Panel, please contact Erin Arnold by e-mail or at 504-589-7812.

The Eastern District of Louisiana created a Civil Pro Bono Program on...

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October 21, 2016

Notice of Proposed Amendments to 5TH CIRCUIT RULES 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32.

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, the 5th Circuit gives notice the circuit court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32 as shown in the document linked above. Additionally, the circuit court is studying...

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October 12, 2016

Pursuant to Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Public Notice is hereby given of the proposed adoption of the newly revised Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement and proposed adoption of new Rules for Disability Inactive Status for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

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August 26, 2016

On August 23, 2016, the Honorable Helen Ginger Berrigan, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, notified President Barack Obama that effective on that date, having attained the requisite age and met the service requirements for assuming senior status, she retired from active service as a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana under 28 U.S.C. § 371(b).


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