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President's Message August/September 2017

Technology is the Key to Doing More with Less - By President Valerie Briggs Bargas

Technology is a key tool in affording support and resources to the civil legal aid community. As the largest state funder of civil legal aid, the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) has often taken the lead in assisting civil legal providers and grantees with technological resources and information so they can continue to be more accessible and efficient with their limited resources. pdf Click here for full article (96 KB) .

LBF Seeking Nominations for 2018 Boisfontaine Award

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) is seeking nominations for the 2018 Curtis R. Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award.  Nominations must be received in the LBF office by Monday, February 5, 2018. 

Congratulations to Our 2017 Honorees

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 is proud to announce publication of the SPEECHES 2017 by its first Scholar in Residence, Paul R. Baier, Judge Henry A. Politz Professor of Law, LSU Law Center. The book includes speeches delivered since the 2014 publication, including "A Sprig of Laurel for Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr."; "Holmes's Speeches and More"; and

President's Message October/November 2017

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 abusive behavior as part

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