2013 Alumna Amy Duncan Joins LSBA as Projects and Training Counsel for the Access to Justice Program

Amy Duncan, J.D. '13, has joined the Louisiana State Bar Association as Projects and Training Counsel for the Access to Justice Program.

As Projects Counsel, Amy will serve as the statewide coordinator of legal training and education for Louisiana legal services providers and be responsible for planning continuing legal education seminars on topics of particular interest to public interest attorneys, including the Bar’s annual Louisiana Justice Community Conference. In this position, she will also staff the Bar’s Criminal Justice Committee, the ATJ’s Pro Bono Subcommittee and work on various ATJ projects.

Along with these new responsibilities, Amy will continue to work on the LIFT Incubator and Accelerator Program, which will now be coordinated through the Bar’s Access to Justice Program.

While in law school, Amy served as managing editor of the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law and judicial extern to the Honorable Carl J. Barbier. Amy also donated many hours of pro bono work to Louisiana Appleseed. As a volunteer, Amy conducted extensive research and wrote a paper highlighting the frequency and scope of harmful and unjust debt collection practices in Louisiana.