Winter Cluster

December 9, 2021 8:00am - December 10, 2021 4:20pm

(Check-In 7:30am)

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IP Casino Resort

850 Bayview Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530

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12.00 Credits

Member Price $459.00

Non-Member Price $609.00

Overview

The Winter CPE Cluster is a mash-up of today's hottest topics and best speakers, but the star of the show is the location. Winner of the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award, IP Casino Resort Spa is Biloxi's premier one-stop resort destination. From the Gulf Coast's only Vegas-style ultra-lounge to a 32-story hotel with great water views, IP Casino Resort Spa has it all. So join us for high-roller CPE and after the sessions, enjoy all the resort has to offer!

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9

7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:40 am
Diversity and Inclusion
Camille Bryant, JD • McGlinchey Stafford • New Orleans, LA
Mag Bickford, JD • McGlinchey Stafford • New Orleans, LA

9:40 – 10:00 am Break

10:00 – 11:40 am
Tax Update
Brandon Lagarde, CPA, JD, LLM • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA

11:40 am – 12:40 pm  Lunch (provided)

12:40 – 2:20 pm
Single Audit Update
J. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA

2:20 – 2:40 pm Break

2:40 – 4:20 pm
Estate Planning Recent Developments 
Raymond Ladouceur, JD, MBA, CPA, CFF • Ladouceur and Ladouceur, LLC • Abita Springs, LA

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10

7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 11:40 am
Accounting and Auditing Update
Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA

HOTEL INFORMATION

IP Casino Resort
850 Bayview Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530
Rates:
  $69.99/night – Wed & Thurs nights
  $139.99 – Friday night
Cut-off date: Nov. 24
RESERVE ONLINE using group code “SOCK21C” or call 888-946-2847.


 

Leader(s):

Leaders

Camille Bryant

Camille Bryant is a Member in our Labor and Employment and Product Liability practice groups. Based in our New Orleans office, she guides employers through a wide range of employment law issues, whether through litigation or advice and counsel. In the areas of litigation, Camille has experience representing employers in both single-plaintiff and class action litigation. She is well versed in advising employers with respect to independent contractor classification, non-compete agreements, counsel and discipline, wage and hour issues, and employment discrimination. She also advises clients on issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act, including places of public accommodation and website accessibility, and she conducts investigations and trainings for clients. She also negotiates collective bargaining agreements and has coordinated anti-union campaign efforts.

As a products liability attorney, Camille represents manufacturers of automobiles, heavy equipment, and other consumer products in all phases of litigation from discovery through settlement or trial. She assists experts of various disciplines in scene inspections and investigations to identify strategies for rebutting defect theories. She also uses her science background to assist in overall defense strategy and case management, with a particular focus on expert depositions, Daubert challenges, and motions for summary judgment.

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J. Inzina

J. Michael Inzina is founder and CEO of Audit Litigation Training and Efficiency Consulting, Inc. (ALTEC), a consulting company serving public accounting firms and other accounting and auditing organizations on matters of audit efficiency, continuing education, litigation and ethics.

Mike has been named Outstanding Instructor by the American Institute of CPAs and several state societies 13 times, and has served on several national committees, including: AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee, Auditing Standards Board, AICPA Independence and Behavioral Standards Subcommittee and Governmental Technical Standards Committee.

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Brandon Lagarde

Brandon is a Director in the Postlethwaite & Netterville Tax Services Group, where he concentrates his practice on tax planning and consulting for federal and state income taxes and state and local sales and use tax.

Brandon works with clients of all sizes in a variety of industries and assists those businesses with navigating the tax complexities of today’s highly regulated environment. Brandon has extensive experience assisting clients with tax issues associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (aka "Federal Tax Reform"), the Affordable Care Act, Louisiana income and sales taxation, tax planning for closely-held business, trusts and estates, multi-state planning and compliance, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Kurt Oestriecher

Kurt is partner in charge of accounting and auditing services with Oestriecher & Company, CPAs, in Alexandria, and is also involved in litigation support and small business consulting engagements.

Kurt is a 3-time recipient of LCPA’s Outstanding Discussion Leader Award and has been named an Outstanding Discussion Leader for the AICPA 10 times. Kurt has served on the Accounting and Review Services Committee, AICPA Council, and has authored several courses for the AICPA and LCPA.

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Non-Member Price $609.00

Member Price $459.00