Access to Justice Department

Access to Justice Department


Access to Justice Department Staff Members

Access to Justice Director
Monte T. Mollere
Monte has been with the Access to Justice program since its inception and coordinates the efforts of the Association and the Louisiana Bar Foundation in providing a stronger statewide system of delivery of legal services to the poor. Working with the Access to Justice Committee, he provides a forum for legal services and pro bono providers to network. Monte joined the staff in 1997.
Phone: (504) 619-0146
Toll Free: (800)421-5722, ext. 146
Fax: (504) 566-0930
mmollere@lsba.org

Access to Justice Technology Counsel
Linda K. Johnson
Linda coordinates technology initiatives for the Louisiana legal services providers. She works with the Access to Justice Technology Subcommittee and is responsible for developing a statewide technology plan to benefit the non-profit legal services providers in Louisiana. Linda joined the staff in 2003.
Phone: (504) 619-0123
Toll Free: (800)421-5722, ext. 123
Fax: (504) 566-0930
ljohnson@lsba.org

Access to Justice Projects Counsel
Jonathan Rhodes
Jonathan serves as the statewide coordinator of legal training and education for Louisiana legal services providers. He is responsible for planning continuing legal education seminars on topics of particular interest to public interest attorneys. He works closely with legal services providers, task forces, the Access to Justice Committee, the Right to Counsel Committee, Louisiana’s pro bono organizations and the LSBA’s CLE department. Additionally, he works with the access to justice director on other projects as necessary. Jonathan joined the staff in August 2009.
Phone: (504) 619-0148
Toll Free: (800)421-5722, ext. 148
Fax: (504) 566-0930
jonathan.rhodes@lsba.org

Access to Justice Administrative Assistant
Nicole Louque
Nicole works closely with the Access to Justice director in coordinating and facilitating the work of the LSBA's Access to Justice Committee and the projects developed to foster a strong comprehensive statewide system for the delivery of legal services. She joined the LSBA staff in 2013.
Phone: (504) 619-0106
Toll Free: (800)421-5722, ext. 106
Fax: (504) 566-0930
nicole.louque@lsba.org

ATJ Self - Represented Litigation Counsel
Michael W. Schachtman
Michael serves as the ATJ’s Self-Represented Litigation Counsel working with Louisiana’s network of Self Help Resource Centers (SHRCs). He is responsible for working with Louisiana civil district courts and other interested partners to develop, implement and coordinate administration of court-based Self Help Resource Centers for litigants without attorneys. He works closely with local court officials, bar leadership, legal service providers, pro bono organizations, universities and various other partners to assess needs and to help design services that will improve access to the justice system for financially disadvantaged and other self-represented litigants. Additionally, he works with the access to justice director on other projects as necessary. Michael joined the staff in April 2012.
Phone: (504)619-0145
Toll Free: (800)421-5722, ext. 145
Fax: (504) 566-0930
michael.schachtman@lsba.org



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