Mar 17, 2017

Justice Tour 2017- LCJC is back on the road!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 15th 2017
Contact: Jesse Rafert, Operations Manager
(504) 355-0983 • Email: coordinator@laciviljustice.org
Louisiana Civil Justice Center Launches “Justice Tour”

NEW ORLEANS- In March 2017, The Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) will embark on its second “Justice Tour.” LCJC launched the Justice Tour in 2016 to address overwhelming legal need in the poorest and most underserved rural parishes of the state. The first tour visited 15 different parishes, providing over 500 people with direct legal assistance and, through new partnerships with libraries and local organizations,
sharing critical information about existing legal resources at the local and statewide levels with rural communities. In recognition of its success in raising awareness about barriers to justice in rural Louisiana, the tour was honored with the Louisiana State Bar Association’s 2016 “Legal Services Innovation” award.

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Sep 27, 2016

LCJC and LSNL

LCJC joined NothLouisianaLegalSerives this past week for their annual staff training and their legal clinic at the Webster public library. We love working with our partners in the north to provide services to all of our Louisiana population.
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Mar 03, 2016

Arabic Clinics

The Louisiana Civil Justice Center is proud to announce a new clinic tailored to the Louisiana Arabic speaking community. LCJC’s Director of Legal Services, Evian Mugrabi, Esq, will conduct a series of bilingual clinics and Q&A sessions oriented towards the legal needs of Arabic speakers. LCJC has a strong commitment to providing free legal aid and resources to vulnerable communities, and is excited to expand their services to immigrant and non-English speaking groups.

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Jan 19, 2016

MLK Senior Clinic

LCJC was thrilled to be apart of MLK Service day with the Martinet Society Lawyers this past Monday. LCJC attorneys and Martinet Society Lawyers worked with Hollygrove Seniors to create Estate planning documents as well as provide vital resources. Thank you to Carrollton Hollygrove Senior Center for housing us!

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Nov 30, 2015

Jefferson Parish Domestic Violence Program

The Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) is proud to announce a new initiative to provide victims of domestic violence the best possible services in Jefferson Parish. The LCJC has partnered with the Jefferson Parish District Courthouse, Metropolitan Center for Women and Children and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services  to expand the services offered at LCJC’s 24th Judicial District Court help desk. Now, in addition to LCJC attorneys to help pro bono litigants, the help desk will also have a Southeast Louisiana Legal Services attorney and Metropolitan social workers on hand to help persons affected by domestic violence file protective orders, obtain safety planning and other social services, and get representation for protective order hearings. The LCJC is proud to be a part of helping Jefferson Parish citizens overcome domestic violence.

 

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Nov 23, 2015

Families Helping Families MLP Webinar

Louisiana Civil Justice Center invites you to learn about its Medical Legal Partnership with Children’s Hospital and how it assists doctors and improves patient outcomes. Register on Families Helping Families of Jefferson Parish website today!

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Nov 23, 2015

Bike Law

‎LCJC‬ volunteers had a wonderful time this November partnering with ‪Bike Easy‬ for alternative transportation legal rights in ‪New Orleans‬. LCJC notarized Affidavits of Ownership at a Sunday clinic as well as helped people register their bikes with ‪‎NOPD‬. No better way to spend a beautiful Sunday morning!

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Nov 02, 2015

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Today the Gambits 40 under 40 issue came out that recognizes New Orleanians who are making the Crescent City a better place to live and work. The Gambit solicits nominations from the public and then honors 40 people under the age of 40 for their innovative contribution to our society. LCJC is proud to announce that its Executive Director Jonathan Rhodes is one of the 40 being celebrated for his work in our community as a director, lawyer and advocate promoting social justice in our city and state. LCJC is honored to have such a dedicated justice leader on its team and is excited for the many great things to come.

Congratulations Director!

 

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Jun 22, 2015

Launch Of Online Legal Resources

New Orleans – Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) announces the launch of their new website and online legal resources at www.laciviljustice.org. As a centralized legal help portal for the people of Louisiana, the newly designed website empowers residents to address their legal issue through interactive and participatory means. LCJC has provided free legal aid to vulnerable communities for nearly 10 years, and believes strongly in the connection between technology and access to justice. This new website reflects these goals and uses innovations to improve access to justice for all.

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