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The LSBA 2018 "Lawyers in Libraries" week of service is scheduled for October 22-27. During this week, LSBA members will provide free, limited services to the public at local libraries statewide. Attorneys may provide general "Ask-a-Lawyer" 15-minute consultations on civil issues, or classroom style presentations on common topics (i.e. divorce, expungement). The LSBA week of service conincidees with National Celebrate Pro Bono week. For more information, view the sections below labeled: "For Attorneys," "For Librarians," and "For the Public."
For Public
It is always important to know what options are available to you if you have a legal issue. LEAP provides legal information and can connect you with attorneys and services in your area.

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For Lawyers
Addressing the legal needs of Louisiana communities requires widespread participation from Bar members. The LSBA will help coordinate a “Lawyers in Libraries” event at your local branch. Sign up and access pro bono resources.

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For Librarians
LEAP offers Louisiana's public libraries specialized legal "Libguides," training for staff on how to respond to legal questions, and assistance with "Lawyers in Libraries" pro bono events.

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