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The Louisiana Bar Foundation

Advancing Equal Justice and law-related education through Fellowship

30th Anniversary Gala
Friday, April 8 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans
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Celebrating the 2015 Honorees

Distinguished Jurist
Sarah S. Vance
United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

Distinguished Attorney
Judy Y. Barrasso
Barrasso, Usdin, Kupperman, Freeman & Sarver

Distinguished Attorney
Herschel E. Richard, Jr.
Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway

Distinguished Professor
Alain A. Levasseur
LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Calogero Justice Award
The Family Justice Center of Ouachita Parish

2016-2017 Annual-Sustaining Grant
Now Available
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Please note that all required application information and attachments must be submitted timely. Failure to do so will result in ineligibility for 2016-2017 funding. Your application will NOT be considered.
  • October 1, 2015 - On-line application database opens.
  • December 1, 2015 - On-line application database will close. All 2016-2017 applications are due, except LRAP.
  • February 12, 2016 - LRAP applications are due.
  • January - March 2016 - Grants Committee will meet.
  • April 2016 - Grant awards will be made at BOD meeting.
  • Early May 2016 - Award letters/contracts/declination letters will be mailed.

$5.3 Million for Social Justice Initiatives
in 2015-16

South Carolina
Disaster Relief Fund
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Who We Are
The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized under the state of Louisiana. We exist to preserve, honor and improve our system of justice by funding, developing and otherwise promoting efforts which enhance the legal profession, increase public understanding of the legal system and advance the reality of equal justice under the law. The LBF supports programs that provide free legal services for the poor in all 64 parishes of the state of Louisiana.


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1615 Poydras Street, Suite 1000, New Orleans, LA 70112


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Foundation Events
Application Deadline for LAP, LRE, CLS & BCD Grants

Kids' Chance Applications Available Online

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1/15/2016 - 9:00 AM
LSBA/LBF Officer-Midyear Meeting

1/15/2016 - 10:00 AM
LBF Board of Directors Meeting

1/15/2016 - 7:30 PM
LSBA/LBF Joint Dinner

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LRAP Grant Application Deadline

2/25/2016 - 12:00 PM
LBF Fellows Class of 2015 Meeting

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4/7/2016 - 10:00 AM
Kids' Chance Committee Meeting

4/7/2016 - 2:00 PM
Grants Committee Meeting

4/8/2016 - 9:00 AM
Board of Directors Meeting

4/8/2016 - 12:00 PM
Fellowship/Honoree Luncheon

4/8/2016 - 6:00 PM
LBF 30th Anniversary Fellows Gala & Patron Party

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Louisiana Bar Foundation  |  1615 Poydras Street, Suite 1000  |  New Orleans, LA 70112  |  Phone: 504.561.1046  |  Fax: 504.566.1926