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President's Award-Cuneo

President's Award-Cuneo

2016-17 LBF President E. Jane Sherman presented Donna C. Cuneo the prestigious 2017 President's Award during the Fellows Annual Meeting luncheon on April 21. The President's Award was given to Cuneo in recognition of her outstanding support, dedication and advancement of the mission and goals of the Louisiana Bar Foundation. Cuneo has served the LBF for 22 years, the last 15 as it's Executive Director.

President's Award-Davoli

President's Award-Davoli

The 2016-17 LBF President E. Jane Sherman presented the prestigious 2017 President's Award to Chuck Davoli at a Kids' Chance Event May 12. The President's Award was given to Davoli in recognition of his outstanding support, volunteer service and dedication and advancement of the mission and goals of the Louisiana Bar Foundation. Davoli was instrumental in bringing the Kids'

TWO Saints Season Tickets Raffle

TWO Saints Season Tickets Raffle

The LBF is selling raffle tickets to win two 2017 Saints season tickets. Take a chance to see every home game from Midfield Plaza level. Raffle tickets are $100 each and are for a chance to win two (2) tickets to all pre and regular 2017 season home games. The drawing will be Friday, August 18.

Sole to receive 2017 LBF Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award

Sole to receive 2017 LBF Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award

Emmett C. Sole, a member of the law firm Stockwell, Sievert, Viccellio, Clements & Shaddock, L.L.P. in Lake Charles is the recipient of the 2017 Louisiana Bar Foundation’s (LBF) Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award.

Louisiana Supreme Court Amends Rules of Professional Conduct 1.15

On November 27, 2018, the Louisiana Supreme Court amended the Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct 1.15 concerning how lawyers and law firms should handle unclaimed funds accumulated in their IOTA accounts. The amended rule directs lawyers who discover unclaimed funds defined as client or third person funds on deposit in an IOLTA account for at least two years that after reasonable due diligence the owner cannot be located or the owner refused to accept the funds, to be remitted to the Louisiana Bar Foundation. The new rule was effective on November 27, 2018.

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



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