On Saturday, August 5, 2017, Jim Rather, Michael B. Alker and Mike Tusa had a great time joining hundreds of others who dressed as pirates in support of Dr. Jay Saux’s (the pirate oncologist’s) birthday celebration benefiting NAMI St. Tammany.
On behalf of the Apartment Association of Louisiana, on May 3, 2017 Jim Rather testified before the Louisiana Senate’s Judiciary Committee in opposition to SB 120, a bill aimed at overhauling several aspects of the law dealing with evictions and security deposits. Jim was honore
Jim Rather is privileged to serve as a Board Member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness St. Tammany (NAMI). We are reaching out to ask you to join us in supporting an important cause. Our team is participating in the 2017 NAMI Walks St. Tammany event and we would like to invite
On January 18, 2017, Jim Rather was honored to speak on behalf of the Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans before the New Orleans City Council’s Community Development Committee, opposing the City’s proposed rental registry ordinance.
On October 25, 2016, Mandeville, Louisiana attorney Jim Rather taught a seminar for the Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans, focusing on HUD’s April 2016 guidelines on the use of criminal background checks. Sutton, Alker & Rather, LLC’s attorneys routinely spe
Jim Rather was honored to speak on a panel of distinguished scholars at the National Risk Retention Association’s 2016 annual conference in Chicago. The impact of developing autonomous vehicle technology on product liability litigation and related FMVSS regulations was the topi
On September 7, 2016, Jim Rather was honored to speak before members of the the Apartment Association of Louisiana in Houma, Louisiana. The topic of his presentation was: “Navigating The Fair Housing Act: Disparate Impact & Criminal Background Checks.” Sutton, Alker &
Jim Rather is honored to be speaking at the August 9, 2016 Apartment Association of Louisiana meeting in Shreveport. His presentation will focus on H.U.D.’s recent guidance to landlords and lessors on the use of applicants’ criminal background histories in making rental d
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