Louisiana Bar Foundation History

2022

·Major Gifts Officer position created
·Marketing Plan
·Operations Manual

2022

2021

·Kendall Vick Public Law Fund
·Civil Legal Aid Fellow
·Communications Design and Content Manager
·Communications Plan
·Policymaker Education Plan
·Speak Out For Justice Program
·Spotlight on Hall of Fame Program
·Infinity Fund
·Civil Legal Aid Resource Deserts
·Accounting and Finance Policies and Procedures Handbook
·Operations Department
·Kids' Chance, LWCC Speaker Series
·The Kids' Chance Sponsorship Program was launched with first Dean's List Senior Sponsor

2020

· Regional Grantee Board & Staff Training
·Partnership with Spitfire Strategies
·LBF Pop Up Tour Launched
·2nd Economic Impact Study
·Strategic Plan Recalibrated
·First Online Auction 
 

2020

2019

· Lagniappe Law Lab
· Building Committee
· Reestablished State of LA General Appropriation
· 11th Fellows Class Project: Flight of the Legal Navigator

2018

· Casewide State Management System
· Launched 365 Days of Justice
· 10th Fellows Class Project: Legal Service Corportations (LSC) Liaison Project
· Louisiana Legal Aid Navigator
· Economic Impact Study

2018

2017

· New Logo and Tagline
· New Website
· 4th Strategic Planning Retreat
· Past President Advisory Council
· Online Grants Application Process
· 9th Fellows Class Project: Legal Service Corporations (LSC) Liaison Project

2016

· New Funding Category Self-Represented Litigants
· Unidentified Funds Rule
· First Louisiana Kids' Chance Awareness Week
· 8th Fellows Class Project: Appleseed's Clear Title Project
· Economic Impact Study

2016

2015

· 7th Fellows Class Project: Educate Louisiana attorneys about the new CLE credit for Pro Bono work
· South Carolina Disaster Relief Fund
· Pro Hac Vice Fees
· U.S. Department of Justice/Bank of America Settlement
· LaSCAIP- funding for civil legal aid fellowships to Louisiana Bar Foundation supported legal service organizations.

2014

· 6th Fellows Class Project: Researching the application of Louisiana's In Forma Pauperis (IFP) laws to indigent case filings and developing strategies to ensure uniform application
· Partnership with Pelican Center

2014

2013

· 5th Fellows Class Project: Heirship Property and Title Clearing
· LBF serves as administrator of funding on behalf of the Office of the Louisiana Attorney General for the federal mortgage servicing settlement

2012

· 4th Fellows Class Project: Teen Dating Violence
· LA Supreme Court Rule Names LBF as Permissible Recipient of Cy Pres Funds

2012

2011

· Inaugural Annual Assembly
· 3rd Law Signature School Courtroom Complete: West Monroe High School
· 3rd Fellows Class Project: Protect Your Property

2010

· New CPP: Bayou Region
· 2nd Law Signature School Courtroom Complete: Lake Charles-Boston Academy of Learning
· 2nd Fellows Class Project: Domestic Violence

2010

2009

· Partnership with Louisiana Appleseed
· Calogero Justice Award
· 1st Law Signature School Courtroom Complete: Northside Highschool in Lafayette
· Lawyers' Challenge for Children
· 1st Fellows Class Project: Equitable Funding for Special Needs Children
· LBF serves as the administrator for the State of Louisiana, DSS and the Louisiana Supreme Court for the Child in Need of Care (CINC) Program

2008

· Fellowship Program
· Midwest Flood Disaster Fund
· Distinguished Honoree Luncheon
· IOLTA Rate Comparability Adoption and Implementation
· Public Interest Attorney and Staff Supplemental Pay Initiatives
· Summer Fellowships Initiative
· Law Signature Schools/Courtroom Project

2008

2007

· Distinguished Lecture Series
· Annual Fellow Regional Luncheons
· Grants Coordinator
· Grant applications Online
· Online GivingEstablished

2006

· Community Partner Panels
· Public Interest Loan Repayment Assistance Program
· Building Capital Development Grant Program
· La Disaster Recovery Foundation Relief Grant Program
· IOLTA Rate Comparability Initiative
· Annual Presidents' Dinner

2006

2005

· Equal Justice Works
· Pro Bono Legal Core Program
· Development Department
· Disaster Efforts: Restricted Funds (3)

2004

· Communications Department
· Oral Histories In-House Program
· A. P. Tureaud Fund
· Sale of the Bar Center to the LSBA

2004

2003

· 1st cy-pres award received
· Kid's Chance Fund
· 3rd Strategic Planning Retreat

2002

· Public Service Announcements
· 1st grants writing award received
· The Louisiana Criminal Code: Ten Proposals for Reform Book
· Kid's Chance Program
· Website Live

2002

2001

· Major Gifts Campaign: Raising the Bar
· Trumpet Advertising Pro Bono
· President's Award
· Grantee Excellence in Service and Programming Award
· Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education Fund

1999

·10th Anniversary of the Bar Center Dedication
· 2nd Strategic Planning Retreat

1999

1998

· Access to Justice Fund
· In Our Own Words: Reflections on Professionalism in the Law
· The Louisiana Lawyer and Other People's Money

1997

· Oral Histories Program
· Distinguished Professor Award

1997

1996

· Launched Access to Justice Program
· 1st Strategic Planning Retreat
· Memorial Program

1995

· Conclave on Legal Education and Professional Development Book

1995

1994

· Boisfontaine Fund and Award
· Lawyers Assistance Program Fund

1993

· The Louisiana Civil Code: A European
· Legacy for the United States Book

1993

1992

· Lions Under the Throne Book
· Launched LA Center for Law and Civic Education

1969

· LBF Charter

1969

1991

· Mandatory IOLTA Implementation
· Scholar-in-Residence Program
· First Annual Report
· Conclave on Legal Education and Professional Development Conference

1985

· Reactivation of the organization
· Fellowship Program
· Voluntary IOLTA Program

1985

1990

· Mandatory IOLTA Program Orderby LA Supreme Court

1989

· 1st IOLTA Grant Awards
· Louisiana Bar Center Dedication

1989

1987

· Purchase of 601 St. Charles Avenue
· Bar Center Capital Campaign

1986

· 1st Annual Fellows Dinner
· 1st Annual Fellows Meeting
· LaunchedNew Orleans Pro Bono Project

1986

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

 



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