Hungry for Justice? Share An Evening with JFAB 2017 Honorary Chair, Chef Leah Chase

Living Legend of the Civil Rights Movement, Chef Extraordinaire, and   the entire Chase Family Craft the Perfect Recipe for JFAB 2017

She stood up for the rights of others her whole life, and now Chef Leah Chase is bringing that passion – that hunger for justice – to her role as The Pro Bono Project's Honorary Chair of its annual fundraiser, The Justice For All Ball (JFAB).

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Standing Up For Justice

Stakeholder Meeting Convenes with the
President of the American Bar Association and the
Area’s Top Legal Minds to Talk About Pro Bono Work

The Pro Bono Project brought together 60 of the metro area’s top lawyers and jurists to meet with the American Bar Association President Linda Klein and Louisiana State Bar Foundation President-Elect Valerie Bargas on Friday, April 7th to talk about how to build a stronger pro bono partnership. The group met at the Hale Boggs Federal Courthouse in the courtroom of The Honorable Jay Zainey, Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana.

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From The Project’s Chair and Executive Director: Setting the 2017 Agenda

Building a stronger culture of pro bono within the six parishes served by The Pro Bono Project, and across the state of Louisiana sets the stage for 2017 as a year of collaboration, community, and access to justice.

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It's October: National Pro Bono Celebration Is Here

For the past seven years, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service has shined the spotlight during October on the increasing need for pro bono services, and the lawyers and other professionals who lend their time and talent to those who cannot afford, but need, the services of a civil lawyer.  

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Jeffrey Robinson: Inspiring All at 2014 Equal Justice Conference

The Project's Executive Director, Rachel Piercey recently returned from the ABA's 2014 Equal Justice Conference in Portland, OR. Moved and inspired by attorney Jeffrey Robinson's Opening Session presentation, Rachel wished that all those donating pro bono services were there with her to hear Mr. Robinson's presentation. Luckily, the ABA has made a video of the presentation available and we invite you to be as moved and inspired as Rachel was.