Staff

Josette Abshire, Executive Director
Josette is responsible for the overall administration of the Association’s activities. She manages the staff and generally oversees the day-to-day operations of the Association. She works closely with the officers, Board of Directors and committees on all LBA programs and operations.

Tammy Derouen, Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Program Director
Tammy coordinates Access to Justice efforts on behalf of the Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers, a position she has held since 2005. She works closely with volunteer attorneys to help underprivileged members of the community find resolutions to legal matters. Tammy is also in charge of coordinating the efforts of the Family Law Section by organizing their meetings and events.

Shaneal Jones, Marketing Coordinator
Shaneal is the co-editor of the Association’s newsletter, The Promulgator, and the Lafayette Bar Association web master. Shaneal implements the Association’s advertising strategy and handles all public relation efforts on behalf of the organization. Shaneal also coordinates and organizes programs and events implemented by the Lafayette Bar Association.

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