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Issue: Vol 3 # 11      
November, 2011     
In This Issue
CLE & Volunteer Appreciation ...
Start The New Year Off Right ...
Picture Perfect: JFAB 2011 ...
Free CLE & Volunteer Appreciation Awards & Reception  

   It's time for applause as The Project, its staff and Board show their appreciation to the many volunteers who work with us during the year.


   Please join us on Wednesday, December 14th at Baker Donelson, 201 St Charles Avenue, Suite 3600 for our annual Volunteer Appreciation event. REGISTER


   This year's ethics CLE: Common Sense Ethics: Is Humor Allowed? begins at 4:00 PM
William 'Bill' Quigley, Director of the Law Clinic and The Gillis Long Poverty Law Center at Loyola Law School is our guest presenter. Register for the CLE here: ETHICS


   The CLE will be followed by the Volunteer Appreciation Awards at 5:00 pm; reception

follows. Board Chairman, The Honorable Jay Zainey, Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana will be on hand to present the awards and offer congratulations to all. Register for the Awards & Reception here: 


   Onsite registration will begin at 3:30 pm.


   Complete event and registration details can be found here: APPRECIATE


   Finally, if you have not submitted your 2011 volunteer hours, please send an email to Linton Carney as soon as possible.  We don't want anyone to be left out of this year-end celebration. 


   See you on December 14th! 

Start The New Year Off Right ... Support The Project Now!

LA Giving B&W

Celebrate pro bono and please help us open the door for our clients and volunteers. Support The Project by clicking on the Louisiana Giving logo above. 

Become a
Partner for Pro Bono
by checking the
"make this a recurring donation" box on The Project's donation page when you click the above link. Make your Annual Donation over 12 months.

 Help us plan for the future by contacting
Rachel PIercey at 504.581.4043 about the Pro Bono for Life Planned Giving program.

Follow-up Links
JFAB 2011



     If you weren't able to join us for this year's 23rd Annual Justice For All Ball, then you missed a great event. This year's JFAB, celebrating our 25th Anniversary, was a tremendous success, surpassing previous attendance and fundraising records. Whether you were there or not, we share with you below some of the many moments of fun from the evening and invite you to plan on joining us for our 2012 event. 


     For those who want to purchase photos from the 2011 Ball or Patron Party, you can do so here: BALL and PATRON PARTY or click on any of the pictures below for the Ball Photo Gallery.  


    Help us create an even better 2012 JFAB -- please take our survey by using the link posted on our Facebook page: FACEBOOK.


    Even though we've celebrated, the year is not over yet -- it's time for the applause! We hope you have your calendar marked for Wednesday, December 14th to come and be appreciated at the annual year-end CLE and Volunteer Appreciation Awards & Reception (see sidebar for details.) Please take the time to send Linton Carney your volunteer hours for 2011 -- we don't want anyone to be left out. You can also register in advance for this event at: CLE & AWARDS


     Looking forward to seeing you in December!


All the best,


Rachel Piercey  

Executive Director 


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Picture Perfect: JFAB 2011 ...


Lady Justice
Lady Justice 'Creole Kali' Greets You!
Cooking Up Some Good Stuff
Cooking Up Something Good!
Rocking Jon Cleary
Jon Cleary Rockin' the House!
Sllent Auction Place Your Bid
Place Your Bid ...
Kelsey, Chris & Judge Robin Giarusso
Here Comes the Judge ...
Smiling Girls & TPBP Globo
Looking Good!
The Zaineys & The Gibbs
The Zaineys & The Gibbs
Checking Out The Raffle
Checkin' Out the Raffle!
Clancy Dubos & Lady Justice
Bid High! Bid Often!
Enjoying the Night!
Smile for the Camera!
Chris Ralston & Friends
Having a Ball ...
Lovely Ladies
Pretty Women!
Our Mission

The Pro Bono Project's mission is to provide free, quality civil legal services to the poor by engaging volunteer attorneys to render pro bono services. The Project serves Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany and Washington Parishes with funding from the Justice For All Ball and other sources. The Project works in collaboration with other legal and social service providers to improve the quality of life for our clients and our community.