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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