Mission Moment-Civil Legal Aid

Civil Legal Aid Matters-4,000 Children Helped by LBF and its Partners Last Year Spend 3 minutes with Franchesca Hamilton-Acker to see how LBF partner Acadiana Legal Service Corporation helped reunite a family. Franchesca is a Child In Need of Care (CINC) managing attorney who looks for a successful resolution to reunite a family and help […]

LBF Donor Spotlight

Greg Landry                Greg Landry began his legal career at Louisiana State University’s (LSU) Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Mr. Landry’s journey through the rungs of his legal profession started as a paralegal, then a judicial clerk, and finally as an attorney with Acadiana Legal Services Corporation (ALSC). The […]

2024-25 Swearing-in of Officers

2024-25 Swearing in of Officers Welcome Hon. John C. Davidson (Ret.) of Alexandria, Louisiana, the 2024-25 president of the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF). Other officers are Vice President  Edmund J. Giering IV of Baton Rouge; Treasurer Michael J. Mestayer of New Orleans; and Secretary Charles  C. Bourque, Jr., of Houma. The 2024-25 officers were installed […]

2024 Horn Blower Award

Louisiana Bar Foundation 2024 Horn Blower Award   The 2024 Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Horn Blower Award was given to the Lagniappe Law Lab in recognition of outstanding support and leadership in promoting the mission to advance the legal profession, increase public understanding of the legal system, and advance the reality of equal justice under the […]

2024 President’s Award

2024 Louisiana Bar Foundation President’s Award   The 2024 President’s Award was given to Shayna Sonnier in recognition of her outstanding support, volunteer service, dedication and advancement of the mission and goals of the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) from 2023-24 LBF President Deidre Deculus Robert during the Annual Fellows Membership Meeting on Friday, April 19.  Sonnier, […]

President’s Message April/May 2024

Q & A with 2024-25 LBF President Judge (Ret.) John C. Davidson Interviewed by 2024-25 Secretary Charles C. Bourque Bourque: Tell us about yourself and your family. Davidson: I was born in Baker, La., the oldest of three boys. After attending Baker High School, I attended Louisiana State University for both undergraduate and law school. […]