Foundation Programs and Projects
Access to Justice
The Access to Justice Program is a cooperative venture of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Louisiana legal services programs to support and strengthen an integrated statewide network to increase the delivery of legal services to the poor.
Child in Need of Care (CINC)
The CINC program provides free legal representation to Louisiana children in foster care in partnership with the Louisiana legal service corporations, the Louisiana Department of Child and Family Services and the Louisiana Supreme Court. As administrator, the LBF provides governance and oversight of the funds and ensures program and financial compliance.
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Program
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows assist under served clients in coordination with law student and attorney volunteers. They collaborate with community legal aid providers, colleagues and law schools to ensure quality pro bono opportunities.
Fellows Class Project
The Class Project is an opportunity to perform pro bono service in an alternative way while working with colleagues who joined LBF during the calendar year.
IOLTA -- Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts
A unique partnership between the banking and legal communities that enhances the LBF's ability to meet the growing need for free civil legal services to the poor.
Kids' Chance provides higher education scholarships to children of Louisiana workers killed or permanently disabled.
Law Signature Schools Courtroom Project
Bricks and mortar building program with LCE designated Law Signature Schools.
Louisiana Appleseed is part of a network of public interest law centers in the U.S. and Mexico dedicated to building a just society through legal, legislative and institutional structural reform. Louisiana Appleseed asks top private practice lawyers, corporate counsel, law schools, civic leaders and other professionals to commit pro bono time to address problems at their root causes, producing practical, systemic solutions to effect change.
Video recorded interviews featuring retired judges, bar leaders and other legal personalities.
During a two year term, an LBF selected scholar produces an academic work.
Needy children are paired with local attorneys who buy presents from a child's holiday wish list.