Louisiana State Bar Association
The Louisiana State Bar Association is the legal professional membership organization for lawyers in the state of Louisiana.
The mission of the Louisiana State Bar Association is to assist and serve its members in the practice of law, assure access to and aid in the administration of justice, assist the Supreme Court in the regulation of practice of law, uphold the honor of the courts and the profession, promote the professional competence of attorneys, increase public understanding of and respect for the law, and encourage collegiality among its members.
The organizations stated goals are:
- To identify the shared values and goals of our membership and use that information to increase participation, satisfaction and professional competence.
- To reenergize the House of Delegates as the Association's policy-making body.
- To identify and cultivate potential volunteers and leaders.
- To increase member participation through customization of products, programs and services.
- To increase career satisfaction among lawyers in order to ultimately increase professional competence.
- To advance the full implementation of the rule of law by achieving access to justice for all.
- To strengthen the relationship between the LSBA and the Judiciary.
- To ensure the participation of all minorities (ethnic, gender, geographic, etc.) in positions of leadership in the Association.
Board of Governors
The Board of Governors is comprised of 22 volunteer leaders who are charged with fiscal responsibility for the Louisiana State Bar Association and with administration of the affairs of the Association as set forth in the Articles of Incorporation.
Meeting at least six times per fiscal year, the Board consists of ex-officio members, at-large members and elected members who serve terms ranging from one to three years.
Current LSBA Board of Governors