Highlights

17 LSBA Members Recognized for Volunteer Work with Citizen Lawyer Awards. One of them is our very own Mr. Alan A. Zaunbrecher. Mr. Zaunbrecher serves on the President’s Council of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. The President’s Council hosts a single major fundraiser each year to help make the Center’s services available to anyone, regardless of the ability to pay. In 2012, he was co-chair of the Bench, Bar and Badge Project, in which members of the legal community built a Habitat for Humanity house. He participates in the Real Men of St. Tammany Annual Gala, which raises funds to support woman and children who are the victims of domestic violence. He also volunteers with the Southeast Louisiana Legal Services North Shore Pro Bono Project.

maps would like to announce one of our Mediator and Arbitrator has been awarded the 2015 “Citizen Lawyer” Award by the Louisiana State Bar Association. The award is presented to lawyers and judges who have made a difference in their community through public service. Congratulations Alan Zaunbrecher!

Vince Fornias made the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Gabe Feldman named inaugural Barron Professor of Law.

Thomas Usdin and Vincent Fornias were 2 of the 6 Mediators in Louisiana appointed to the Deepwater Horizon Appeals Panel.

Mediators Robert Jenks and Thomas Usdin and will once again be teaching the Negotiations and Dispute Resolution class at Tulane Law School.

Vincent Fornias was selected by his peers to the Super Lawyers list for 2013 in the specific area of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Bobby Harges and Lindsay Larson teach at Loyola Law School.