Louisiana State Bar Association News

LSBA Pilot Mentoring Program Expanded: More Mentors Needed!
The Louisiana Supreme Court recently reapproved and expanded the LSBA Committee on the Profession’s "Transition into Practice" (TIP) Program statewide.

Online Survey Now Open on “Justice Gap”
The Louisiana Access to Justice Commission’s Modest Means Committee is examining the lack of legal services available to clients falling into the “justice gap.”

House of Delegates Resolution Deadline is May 10
The House’s next meeting is Thursday, June 8, in Destin, Fla.

Applications Being Accepted for Re-Entry Court Collaborative Lawyering Program
The LSBA’s LIFT Incubator and Accelerator Program is working with organizations to reduce collateral consequences, faced by citizens convicted of an offense, through entrepreneurial lawyering.

2017 LSBA Annual Meeting, Joint LSBA-LJC Summer School: Registration Open!
“Get in the Scene” is the theme for the 76th LSBA Annual Meeting and Joint LSBA/Louisiana Judicial College Summer School, all set for June 4-9 in Destin, Fla.

LSBA Dues and LADB Assessment Payment Cycle Will Begin in Mid-May
When the dues/assessment cycle is activated, LSBA members will have the option to pay their LSBA dues and Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board assessment by ACH electronic check, credit card, or download and mail their Attorney Registration Statement and checks for the payment of fees.

Professionalism Speakers’ Workshop Scheduled
The LSBA Committee on the Profession’s "Professionalism Speakers’ Workshop" will take place on Friday, May 12.

Sponsors, Exhibitors, Advertisers for Annual Meeting/Summer School: Respond by May 5
Several promotional opportunities are available on-site and in program materials.

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Kimball Award
The nomination deadline for the Catherine D. Kimball Award for Advancement of the Administration of Justice is March 31.

Registration is Open for ABA Business Law Section’s Spring Meeting in New Orleans
The LSBA is partnering with the American Bar Association Business Law Section for the Section’s April 6-8 meeting in New Orleans.

Committee Preferences: Response Deadline is April 17
Committee assignment requests are now being accepted for the 2017-18 Bar year.


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