In an effort to help Lafayette Bar Association members and their staff who have suffered in the floods, we are working in conjunction with the SOLACE program to distribute small monetary grants to those in need of assistance through the generosity of contributions.

If you have been affected by the flooding, please click the link below and return the application to or deliver to the Lafayette Bar Association office. Please direct any questions or pledges to

If any attorneys have suffered flood damage to their offices, the State Bar would like to offer assistance. Please direct all requests to the above email and we will forward to the State Bar.


Upcoming Events


  • Your Honor: Judge Michelle Breaux's Interview in The Promulgator

    • Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    • LBA

    Judge Michelle Meaux Breaux was elected to the 15th Judicial District Court, Division E, in 2014. She is a Lafayette Parish native, having graduated from Acadiana High School, the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette), and the Southern University Law Center.

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  • John W. Kolwe Appointed 5th Circuit U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

    • Monday, July 18, 2016
    • LBA

    John W. Kolwe was sworn in by the Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, Robert R. Summerhays, and serves in the Alexandria and Monroe Divisions of the Western District of Louisiana.

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  • 2016 LBA Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

    • Thursday, July 14, 2016
    • LBA

    The 2016 LBA Hall of Fame inductees exemplify the Lafayette Parish legal community's rich tradition of producing highly skilled lawyers and community servants. Induction into the LBA Hall of Fame is in recognition of an exemplary career as an attorney, dedicated service to the community, and participation in the Bar.

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The Promulgator: April 2016


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