37th Annual Fellows Gala

April 21, 2023


The Louisiana Bar Foundation will celebrate the 37th Annual Fellows Gala Friday, April 21, 2023 at the National WWII Museum New Orleans, 1043 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. The gala is the LBF's largest annual fundraiser and is in honor of the 2022 honorees. Please note that the attire is black tie for men and formal length or cocktail for women.


 LBF 2022 Distinguished Honorees and Calogero Justice Award Recipient

Distinguished Jurist Hon. Richard T. Haik, Sr. (Ret.), U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

Distinguished Attorney Leo C. Hamilton, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.

Distinguished Professor Andrea Beauchamp Carroll, LSU Paul M. Hebert School of Law

Calogero Justice Award Hon. Ivan L. R. Lemelle, U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Louisiana


Hotel Information

Discounted rooms are available at Virgin Hotels New Orleans, 550 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70113. 

The room block is Thursday, April 20, Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, 2023, at $289 a night. To make a reservation, call the Virgin Hotels New Orleans (504)603-8000 and press “0” to reserve your room, or to reserve online click here. The reservation cut-off date is Monday, March 27, 2023.



Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors!

Become a 2023 Gala Sponsor The deadline to be included in the Gala invitation is Friday, February 17!

For more gala information, contact Laura Sewell at (504)561-1046 or email Laura Sewell.

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

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