LBF staff will return to the office on May 18 but the office will remain closed to the public through August 31, 2020

Louisiana Bar Foundation History

2020

· Regional Grantee Board & Staff Training
· Partnership with Spitfire Strategies
· LBF Pop Up Tour Launched

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

1991

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

1991

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

1985

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

1969

· LBF Charter

1969

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



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