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we are. . .

Who We Are

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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we help. . .

Who We Help

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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you can help. . .

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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


The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) presented checks to three of the 20 Kids' Chance Scholarship recipients for the for the 2017-18 school year. The checks were distributed at the 14th annual

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month - By President Valerie Briggs Bargas

Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other

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Technology is the Key to Doing More with Less - By President Valerie Briggs Bargas

Technology is a key tool in affording support and resources to the civil legal aid community. As the

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Kids' Chance Program

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

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.