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Louisiana Bar Foundation Annual Assembly

Bringing together those dedicated to advancing justice

The 5th Annual Assembly will be held on April 30 and May 1, 2015 in New Orleans at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Avenue. The two day event will feature the Grants Committee meeting, the Kids' Chance Committee meeting, the Annual Fellows Membership Meeting, and the Board of Directors meeting. The Annual Assembly will culminate with the 29th Annual Fellows Gala on May 1. At this black tie celebration we will honor the 2014 Distinguished Jurist, Attorney, Professor, and Calogero Justice Award recipient. The evening will include dinner, music, and a live auction. The LBF 2015-16 officers will be installed.



Thursday, April 30

10 a.m. - Kids' Chance Committee Meeting
LBF Office 1615 Poydras Street, Suite 1000
Presiding: Michelle Sorrells and Sherry Watters
(open to Kids' Chance Committee members)
Recommendations on 2015-16 scholarships will be finalized for board approval.

2 p.m. - Grants Committee Meeting
Presiding: Jane Sherman
(open to Grants Committee members)
Recommendations on 2015-16 grant funding will be finalized for board approval.


Friday, May 1

9 a.m. - Board of Directors Meeting
Presiding: Hon. C. Wendell Manning
(open to LBF Board of Directors and Executive Staff)
LBF business will be handled including the 2015-16 grant awards.

Noon - Annual Fellows Membership Meeting
Presiding: Hon. C. Wendell Manning
(open to all Fellows and honorees)
Recognition of Distinguished Honorees and Calogero Justice Award recipients. Fellows are updated on LBF activities and elect new board members. President's Award is presented and recognition is given to Community Partnership Panel and committee chairs.

1:30 p.m. - 2014-15 Executive Committee Meeting
Presiding: Hon. C. Wendell Manning
(open to LBF Executive Committee)

7 p.m. - 29th Annual Fellows Gala
Presiding: Hon. C. Wendell Manning
(ticketed event)
This black tie event includes:
  • the Patron Party;
  • seated dinner and live auction;
  • 2014 Distinguished Jurist, Attorney, Professor, and Calogero Justice Award presentations;
  • installation of the 2015-16 officers; and
  • live music and dancing.
Louisiana Bar Foundation  |  1615 Poydras Street, Suite 1000  |  New Orleans, LA 70112  |  Phone: 504.561.1046  |  Fax: 504.566.1926