LSBA Board of Governors


President
Ms. Dona Kay Renegar

2017-2018
2 Flagg Pl
Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone: (337) 234-5350
Fax: (337) 234-5310

President Articles
President's Interview
June/July 2017

Interviewed by Maggie T. Simar
One on One with Dona Kay Renegar, 77th LSBA President: A Spirit of Collaboration
President's Message
August/September 2017

By Dona Kay Renegar
Let's Give Them Something to Talk About: #yourLSBA
Dona Kay Renegar is a member in the firm of Veazey, Felder & Renegar, L.L.C., in Lafayette. She received two BA degrees in English and French, magna cum laude, in 1988, both from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. She was named the Fall 1988 Outstanding Graduate at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. She received her JD degree, cum laude, in 1992 from Tulane University Law School. She was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 1992.

Dona served as 2016-17 Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) president-elect. She also served a three-year term as the Third District representative on the Board of Governors and as a member in the House of Delegates (15th Judicial District).

She was a member of the LSBA’s Client Assistance Fund Committee, a member of the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization and a member of the Committee to Review Proposed Changes to the Louisiana Bar Exam I and II. She has held several leadership positions in the LSBA’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD), including chair, chair-elect, secretary and District 3 Council representative. She also co-chaired the 2008-09 Leadership LSBA Class.
Dona received the YLD’s Outstanding Young Lawyer Award in 1999, the LSBA’s President’s Award in 2009, the LSBA’s Pro Bono Century Award in 2014 and the LSBA’s Stephen T. Victory Memorial Award in 2014 for co-authoring the Journal article on the Bar Exam changes.

She was a member of the Lafayette Bar Association’s board of directors and served for several years on the Louisiana Bar Foundation’s Grants Committee. She is a past president of the John M. Duhe, Jr. American Inn of Court.

In her community, Dona is an instructor of the “Parents and the Law” course and is an avid sports fan of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.


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