Paul M. Sterbcow was appointed to the Merit Selection Panel established to recommend to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana those applicants it considers best qualified to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana and to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles.
Mr. Sterbcow was also appointed to the Merit Selection Panel established to make a recommendation to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana as to whether Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson should be reappointed.
LKSA is pleased to announce that our firm's three associate attorneys were recently selected to serve in several positions with the American Association for Justice and the Louisiana Association for Justice. Beth E. Abramson has been appointed the 2018-2019 Chair of the Women's Caucus for the Louisiana Association for Justice; Ian Taylor is serving as the 2018-2019 Chair Elect of the Maritime Section of the American Association for Justice; and Jessica Ibert is serving as the 2018-2019 Secretary of the Maritime Section of the American Association for Justice.
Our firm’s Managing Member, Paul M. Sterbcow, will serve as the 2018-2019 president of the Louisiana Association for Justice. Mr. Sterbcow will be installed as president this Friday, September 14, 2018, at the LAJ’s President’s Luncheon. The oath of office will be administered by Harvey J. Lewis, one of our firm’s retired founding partners.
Gulf Coast firm welcomes one of America’s most recognized maritime law practitioners
NEW ORLEANS, LA (June 11, 2018) — Today, Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson, LLC (LKSA), a Gulf Coast regional law firm which litigates in the areas of maritime, aviation, personal injury/wrongful death, medical malpractice, and products liability in both state and federal courts, announced the addition of Conrad S.P. “Duke” Williams, III as Of Counsel.
At LKSA, Williams will focus on litigation, maritime, aviation, wrongful death and environmental cases. In addition, he represents individuals, land owners and small business owners and fisherman in commercial disputes, pollution and toxic tort matters and oil and gas matters.
The New Orleans Bar Association's Maritime and International Law Committee will honor Managing Member, Paul M. Sterbcow, by presenting its Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award at its luncheon on October 26, 2017. This prestigious award honors maritime attorneys for their dedication in practicing admiralty law.
One of our associates, Jessica L. Ibert, is presenting at the Federal Bar Association’s Admiralty Law Committee Meeting on September 12, 2017. She will be hosting an informal discussion on “Keeping it Real: Differing Perspectives on the Current State of the Practice of Law and Recent Changes in the Maritime Practice.” The discussion will explore from the plaintiff and defense perspectives: the Biggest Changes in the Practice of Law Since You’ve Been Practicing; Key Aspects in Efficiently Managing Your Case; Future Developments. The meeting will be held in Judge Vance’s Courtroom, 500 Poydras Street, C-279 at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. For more information on the event, please see Federal Bar Association's Facebook page.