Legal Education Assistance Program (LEAP)



Overview



The LSBA 2017 "Lawyers in Libraries" week of service is scheduled for October 23-27. During this week, Louisiana attorneys will provide free services to the public at local libraries statewide. Some attorneys will provide "Ask-a-Lawyer" 15-minute individual consultations, and others will lead classroom presentations on individual legal topics such as divorce or estate planning. Please see the different sections below "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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Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600