Amy E. Duncan, J.D., M.B.A. '13, recently received a Louisiana Appleseed Good Apple Award at the organization's annual gala. One of six 2015 award recipients, Amy was recognized for her work in drafting a white paper addressing ongoing systemic issues related to the debt buying industry in Louisiana.
Louisiana Appleseed recruits professionals to donate pro bono time to solve problems at their root cause. Their goal is to advance social justice by effecting change at the policy or systemic level. Louisiana Appleseed’s projects seek to increase access to education, opportunity, and justice.
Amy Duncan works for the Louisiana Civil Justice Center as Program Director and Staff Attorney.
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.