LBF offices will be closed 11/24-25 and will reopen for normal operations on Monday, 11/28. 

LBF Announces Distinguished Honorees and Calogero Justice Award Recipient

The LBF will honor the 2022 Distinguished Jurist Richard T. Haik, Sr. (Ret. Judge), Distinguished Attorney Leo C. Hamilton, Distinguished Professor Andrea Beauchamp Carroll, and Calogero Justice Award Recipient Hon. Ivan L. R. Lemelle at the 37th Annual Fellows Gala on April 21, 2023. Recognition is given to those individuals who, by reason of his or her professional activities, have distinguished themselves in their chosen profession and have brought credit and honor to the legal profession and an individual or organization for a significant contribution to the Louisiana justice system.

Save the date-Louisiana Bar Foundation's 37th Annual Fellows Gala is Friday, April 21, 2023. We are moving to the National World War II Museum, 1043 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA. The Paton Party will begin at 7 p.m. and the gala will follow at 8 p.m. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in sponsorship.

Discounted rooms are available at Virgin Hotels New Orleans, 550 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70113. The room block is Thursday, April 20, and Friday, April 21, 2023, at $289 a night. To make a reservation, call the Virgin Hotels New Orleans (504) 603-8000 and reference “Louisiana Bar Foundation” or to reserve online click here. The reservation cut-off date is Tuesday, March 21, 2023.

For more gala information, contact Danielle J. Marshall at (504)561-1046 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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