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As the largest state funder of legal aid, the LBF supports service organizations throughout Louisiana that provide free, civil legal representation to the indigent, law-related education to the public and…

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Through grants, we assist women, children, the elderly, people with disabilities, the newly unemployed, those facing loss of their homes, disaster victims, and many others.

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LBF President Valerie Briggs Bargas with NCCI State Relations Executive Laura Bryan at the Louisiana State Advisory Forum. NCCI Supports Kids' Chance Scholarships in Louisiana! Find out more


Hon. James J. Brady, Baton Rouge; Hon. W. Eugene Davis, Lafayette; Kim M. Boyle, New Orleans; Prof. Oliver A. Houck, New Orleans; and Robert S. Noel II, Monroe. 

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) presented checks to three of the 20 Kids' Chance Scholarship recipients for the for the 2017-18 school year. The checks were distributed at the 14th annual


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month - By President Valerie Briggs Bargas

Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other

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Kids' Chance Program

Kids' Chance provides higher education scholarships to children of Louisiana workers killed or permanently disabled. . .

Preserve Civil Legal Aid

Civil legal aid is free legal advice, representation or other legal assistance provided to low-income and vulnerable. . .
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Oral Histories Program

The LBF Education Committee produces a continuing series of oral histories. . .

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Members of the Louisiana Bar Foundation are referred to as Fellows. Fellowship consists of judges, lawyers. . .

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