Mardi Gras Madness CLE in Washington, D.C.
CLE Location: Renaissance DuPont Circle, 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037
6.00 CLE Hours – Including 1 Hour Each of Ethics & Professionalism
January 22nd – January 23rd, 2016
Friday, January 22, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “Maritime Update”
Michael Harowski, Invited Speaker
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
“Protect Your Throws: Intellectual Property Issues and Mardi Gras Krewes”
Sharonda R. Williams and Dana M. Douglas
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
“Throw Me Somethin’ Mister: Mardi Gras Parades and Tort Liability”
Hon. Angelique A. Reed, Hon. Yvette Alexander, Cherrell Simms
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
“Local, State, and Federal Legislative Updates”
Congressman Cedric Richmond, State Representative J.P. Morrell, City Councilwoman Nadine Ramsey, and Coleman Ridley
Saturday, January 23, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
“Do Diversity and Inclusion Issues Implicate Ethical Rules?” (Ethics CLE)
Hon. Paula Brown and Hon. Regina Woods
11:00 a.m. – noon
“Keeping Mardi Gras Madness Out of the Courtroom” (Professionalism CLE)
Hon. U. Gene Thibodeaux, Chief Judge; and Hon. Edwin Lombard
For more information, contact Sharonda R. Williams, CLE Chair, at or Click Here to go to the Martinet information and registration page