Motivated by Justice, Inspired by Service


Josette Gossen, 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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Marilyn Lopez, Pro Bono Coordinator

Marilyn, who joined our team in June of 2016, coordinates Access to Justice efforts on behalf of the Lafayette Bar Foundation pro bono programs, as well as being responsible for the coordination of other outreach programs. She works closely with volunteer attorneys to help underprivileged members of the community find resolutions to legal matters.

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Katelyn Guidry, Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Katelyn, who joined our team in May of 2017, coordinates publicity efforts for the Lafayette Bar Association and Foundation by creating online and printed promotional materials for events, operating LBA social media, as well as formatting The Promulgator. She also manages LBA membership and works alongside the Young Lawyers Section and Real Estate & Transactional Section. 

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Pamela Landaiche, Events Coordinator

Pam, who joined our team in June of 2018, coordinates all events for the Lafayette Bar Association and Foundation. She uses her skills in corporate planning to communicate with vendors and venues to perfect every last detail of our many events. Pam is able to assist members during the event registration process, as well as answer questions about upcoming events.

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Jessica McNabb, Executive Assistant

Jessica, who joined our team in June of 2018, provides information management support to the executive director and also represents the executive director to others. She coordinates the Mediation Center, working closely with Mediation Center clients to provide exceptional service and hospitality. She also operates the Lafayette Parish Law Library and assists the public with obtaining legal forms.

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