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1973 Alumnus Edwin Fleischmann Jr. Earns Award for Francophone Leadership

Edwin R. Fleischmann Jr., J.D. ’73, a solo practitioner in Metairie, has been awarded the John Ashby Hernandez III Memorial Award for Francophone Leadership. For years, he has been one of the most active members of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Francophone Section and has promoted French and the civilian traditions in Canada, France, and all parts of Louisiana. He teaches a pro bono French course in New Orleans and has been the president of Les Amis du CODOFIL West Bank Inc. for more than four years.