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As the largest state funder of legal aid, the LBF supports service organizations throughout Louisiana that provide free, civil legal representation to the indigent, law-related education to the public and…

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Through grants, we assist women, children, the elderly, people with disabilities, the newly unemployed, those facing loss of their homes, disaster victims, and many others.

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The LBF relies on charitable contributions from individuals, law firms, corporations, and other foundations to help fund civil legal aid programs.

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LBF News


LBF President E. Jane Sherman presented the prestigious President's Award to Donna C. Cuneo and Chuck Davoli. The President's Award is given in recognition of outstanding support, volunteer service and dedication and advancement of the mission and goals of the Louisiana Bar Foundation.

The LBF is selling raffle tickets to win two 2017 Saints season tickets. Take a chance to see every home game from Midfield Plaza level. Raffle tickets are $100 each and are for a chance to win two (2) tickets to all pre and regular 2017 season home games.

Emmett C. Sole, a member of the law firm Stockwell, Sievert, Viccellio, Clements & Shaddock, L.L.P. in Lake Charles is the recipient of the 2017 Louisiana Bar Foundation’s (LBF) Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award.

At the request of the Louisiana Legislature, the Access to Justice Commission conducted an Economic Impact and Social Return on Investment Analysis, or SROI, funded by the LBF. Nearly 40 civil legal aid organizations providing services in Louisiana participated in the analysis for fiscal year 2016.

On May 5 the Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids’ Chance participated in a RIMKUS Continuing Education seminar for insurance adjusters. Our LBF KC committee volunteers are: L-R, Dan Boudreaux, Laura Borchert and Nancy Konrad.

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Kids' Chance Program

Kids' Chance provides higher education scholarships to children of Louisiana workers killed or permanently disabled. . .

Preserve Civil Legal Aid

Civil legal aid is free legal advice, representation or other legal assistance provided to low-income and vulnerable. . .
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Oral Histories Program

The LBF Education Committee produces a continuing series of oral histories. . .

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Members of the Louisiana Bar Foundation are referred to as Fellows. Fellowship consists of judges, lawyers. . .

The Louisiana Bar Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized under the state of Louisiana.