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Pro Bono Celebration Events Around Louisiana -- go here for details about individual programs.

Saturday October 20 - Friday October 26 , 2012

  • By: Access to Justice -- Louisiana State Bar Association and Partners LSC funded
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Varous locations around Louisiana -- see specific listings, LA
  • Website: www.lsba.org

This is the list current as of October 1, 2012, from the Access to Justice area of the site of the Louisiana Bar Association

Upcoming Pro Bono Events

Celebrate Pro Bono: Ask A Lawyer
10/20/2012 9:30 AM
The Baton Rouge Bar Foundation Pro Bono Project is hosting a free walk-in legal advice clinic on all topics at the Main Library in Baton Rouge the morning of the 20th.
Location: Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM
Contact: emily@brba.org

Celebrate Pro Bono: Construction Law CLE
10/23/2012
For many residents of our state, working with a contractor and completing home repairs is an essential part of life following storms and flooding. To encourage pro bono assistance in these matters, The Pro Bono Project New Orleans has organized a one-hour CLE on construction law presented and hosted by Krebs Farley & Pelleteri, P.L.L.C.
Location: Krebs Farley & Pelleteri, P.L.L.C., 400 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Time: TBA
Contact: lcarney@probono-no.org

Celebrate Pro Bono: Self-Help Resource Center
10/23/2012 10:00 AM
The Baton Rouge Bar Foundation Pro Bono Project is hosting a Pro-Se Help Desk specifically for family matters at the East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court.
Location: East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court, 300 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
Contact: emily@brba.org

Preserving Homeownership in Our Communities: How Lawyers Can Help - 3 hour CLE
10/25/2011 10:30 AM

Louisiana Appleseed, The Pro Bono Project New Orleans, and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services have organized a 3 hour CLE on heir property and clear title. Participants will learn the law and issues that affect low-income clients so that they can provide pro bono services in their communities.

For more information or to register, contact Jessie Haynes at Louisiana Appleseed (jhaynes@appleseednetwork.org).

Click here for more information and to view the CLE Schedule

Celebrate Pro Bono: Thirst for Justice
10/24/2012 3:00 PM
There will be a free walk-in legal advice clinic held at St. Vincent de Paul in Baton Rouge the afternoon of the 24th. The clinic will cover all topics.
Location: St. Vincent de Paul, 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place, Baton Rouge, LA 70127
Time: 3:00PM-5:00PM
Contact: emily@brba.org

Celebrate Pro Bono: The Title Clearing Project - Small Successions CLE
10/24/2012 12:00 PM
The Pro Bono Project New Orleans has organized a one-hour CLE on simple succession procedure for attorneys interested in helping residents to clear title to their property and maintain homeownership. The CLE will be presented by attorney Chris Coty of the Pro Bono Project, hosted by Jones Walker, L.L.P.
Location:TBA
Time: 12:00 PM
Contact: ccoty@probono-no.org

Celebrate Pro Bono: Lake Charles Advice Clinics
10/25/2012
Southwest Louisiana Legal Services is conducting free legal advice clinics at the Calcasieu Parish public libraries throughout the fall and will provide free notarial services through the Salvation Army.
Location:TBA
Time: TBA
Contact: TBA

Celebrate Pro Bono: Assisting our Elders - Wills and Power of Attorney Clinic
10/25/2012 11:00 AM
The Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project is hosting a free Wills and Power of Attorney Clinic at the Rapides Parish Main Library.
Location: Rapides Parish Main Library, 411 Washington Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Contact: probonopro@att.net

Celebrate Pro Bono: BP / Deepwater Horizon Claims Clinic
10/25/2012 1:00 PM
As part of the statewide pro bono day of service, The Pro Bono Project New Orleans has organized a legal clinic that will provide assistance with BP/DWH claims. This clinic is being held in partnership with St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and staffed by the Pro Bono Project and volunteer attorneys.
Location: with St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, located at 1019 N. Prieur St., New Orleans 70116
Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM
Contact: lcarney@probono-no.org

Celebrate Pro Bono: Self-Help Resource Center
10/25/2012 10:00 AM
The Baton Rouge Bar Foundation Pro Bono Project is hosting a Pro-Se Help Desk specifically for family matters at the East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court.
Location: East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court, 300 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
Contact: emily@brba.org

Celebrate Pro Bono: Thirst for Justice
10/25/2012 3:00 PM
There will be a free walk-in legal advice clinic held at St. Vincent de Paul in Baton Rouge the afternoon of the 25th. The clinic will cover all topics.
Location: St. Vincent de Paul, 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place, Baton Rouge, LA 70127
Time: 3:00PM-5:00PM
Contact: emily@brba.org

Celebrate Pro Bono: Go Casual for Pro Bono Fundraising Event
10/26/2012
On October 26th, the BRBA will team up with law firms in the area for our "Go Casual for Pro Bono" event. Participating attorneys and law firms will hold a 'casual Friday dress' day. In exchange for a donation to the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation Pro Bono Project, attorneys and support staff will be allowed to wear casual dress to the office. This is a pilot event during Pro Bono week and we hope to hold similar fundraisers throughout the year.
Baton Rouge, LA

Celebrate Pro Bono: BP / Deepwater Horizon Claims CLE
10/26/2012 10:30 AM
The Pro Bono Project New Orleans has organized a one-hour CLE CLE on BP/ DWH claims process, presented by Sean Sullivan with the Pro Bono Project, site to be determined.
Location: Louisiana Bar Center, Founder's Room, 601 Saint Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130
Time: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Contact: lcarney@probono-no.org

Celebrate Pro Bono: Jim Ortego Pro Bono Award Ceremony
10/26/2012 10:00 AM
Southwest Louisiana Legal Services will present the Jim Ortego Pro Bono Award to this year's recipient at Fall Court Ceremony.
Location: Fourteenth Judicial District Courthouse in historic Courtroom A
Time: 10:00AM
Contact: leslie@swlabf.org

Celebrate Pro Bono: Monroe Pro Bono Hosts Awards Luncheon
10/26/2012 12:00 PM
Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc. Pro Bono Project (Monroe branch) will conduct its annual Pro Bono Awards Day luncheon for its attorney volunteers. By Invitation.
Location: Clarion Inn & Suites in Monroe, LA
Time: 12:00 PM
Contact: klanier@lsnl.org or kmlanier@yahoo.com

Northshore Pro Bono Awards Luncheon
10/26/2012 12:00 PM
The North Shore Pro Bono Project of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services annual awards luncheon will begin at noon on Friday, Oct. 26, at the 22nd Judicial District Court's jury pool room. A complimentary lunch will be served and Judge Reginald T. Badeaux III will be the guest speaker. By Invitation.
Location: 22nd Judicial District Court, Jury Pool Room, 701 N Columbia St, Covington, LA 70433
Time: 12pm
Contact: TBA

  • CLE Credit Comments: Check with individual providers, some events may offer CLE.

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