Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Omar K. Mason has been selected as one of only 20 participants representing the National Bar Association at the inaugural Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy (CBLA) to take place this coming June in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The CBLA is a joint initiative of the American Bar Association, Hispanic National Bar Association, National Asian Pacific Bar Association, National Bar Association and the National Native American Bar Association. The program is designed to promote minority involvement in leadership roles in the various local and national bar associations, by providing training and networking opportunities between the 100 total participants (20 from each of the 5 national bar associations represented) and facilitators. Mr. Mason will be part of the inaugural class for this initiative.
Omar Mason recently joined Montgomery Barnett’s New Orleans office in 2012. Mr. Mason is a native New Orleanian. After graduating from LSU, he attended and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans. He began his law practice with Carter & Cates in 1999 where he focused primarily on plaintiff personal injury matters, class actions and complex litigation. He then joined Lynn Luker & Associates in 2003, representing business clients in the gaming industry and defending others against asbestos claims.