Marilyn Lopez, Brian Bourgeois, Dani Credeur,
Josette Gossen Abshire

Josette Gossen 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.
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Cyd Cherrie-Anderson, Event Coordinator
Cyd plans events for the Association and Foundation. She brings her fun-loving spirit to Association events, socials and programs. She is also responsible for coordinating Foundation events and outreach programs as well as coordinating the efforts of the Family Law Section by organizing their meetings and events.
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Marilyn Lopez
, Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Coordinator

Marilyn coordinates Access to Justice efforts on behalf of the Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers. She works closely with volunteer attorneys to help underprivileged members of the community find resolutions to legal matters.
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Brian Bourgeois
, Marketing Coordinator

Brian is Lafayette Bar Associations Marketing Coordinator. He handles all Media/Public Relations, Sponsorship/Fundraising, and Member Services. Brian also serves as a liaison to the editorial committee for the Promulgator Newsletter. He designs the publication and its entirety; writing articles and designing the entire publication.
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Dani Creduer
, Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director & Mediation Center Coordinator

Dani is responsible for assisting clients and attorneys with the use of the Lafayette Parish Law Library here at Lafayette Bar Association. She also is the point of contact for all Mediation Center bookings and coordinates the Counsel on Call program. Dani assists the Executive Director in the day to day operations at the Lafayette Bar Association. She brings to the table her bubbly personality which makes greeting and assisting members a pleasureable experience.
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