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"New Supreme Court Rule Allows CLE Credit for Pro Bono Representation" - Published by Louisiana Bar Journal, June/July 2015, authors: Adams and Reese attorneys Martin Stern and Jeffrey Richardson, and Louisiana Appleseed Executive Director Christy Kane

Effective May 1, 2015, and for the first time in the state of Louisiana, every lawyer who does pro bono work can receive up to three hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit each year, under an order signed by Chief Justice Bernette J. Johnson of the Louisiana Supreme Court. This followed a proposal by attorneys from law firm Adams and Reese LLP — Martin Stern, Jeff Richardson and Ron Sholes — working together with retired Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Harry T. Lemmon, on a project for Louisiana Appleseed.