Frequent Questions

FAQ FOR PUBLIC

  1. How can I find an attorney to represent me?
  2. How do I file a grievance or complaint against an attorney?
  3. How do I know if my attorney is in good standing with the state bar association?
  4. How can I become a member of the Shreveport Bar Association?
  5. Where can I get assistance from an attorney at a discount or at no charge?
  6. How do I apply for a grant or a charitable contribution?

FAQ FOR MEMBERS

  1. How can I check to see if I am current on my membership dues?
  2. How can I find out what CLE courses are available?
  3. How can I participate in the online lawyer referral service program?
  4. How can I get more involved with the SBA?

FOR PUBLIC

  1. How can I find an attorney to represent me?
    Click into the lawyer referral link and follow the instructions to get a referral to one of the participating SBA members listed.
  2. How do I file a grievance or complaint against an attorney?
    Go to www.ladb.org/filing_a_complaint.asp or call the Louisiana Disciplinary Council at 1-800-326-8022 for information on how to file a complaint against a lawyer.
  3. How do I know if my attorney is in good standing with the state bar association?
    Call 1-800-421-5722 to find out if a lawyer is in good standing with the Louisiana State Bar Association and you may call the Louisiana Disciplinary Council at 1-800-326.
  4. How can I become a member of the Shreveport Bar Association?
    Register online or print an application and send your completed application and payment to PO Box 2122, Shreveport, LA 71166-2122 or if you want to pay by credit card
  5. Where can I get assistance from an attorney at a discount or at no charge?
    Click on one of the following links for more information on legal services:
    www.nwlaprobono.net
    www.lsnl.org
    www.lawhelp.org/la
  6. How do I apply for a grant or a charitable contribution?
    Click into Shreveport Bar Foundation and print out the application for grants.

FOR MEMBERS

  1. How can I check to see if I am current on my membership dues?
    Log into your member profile, call Dana at 222-3643 or send us an email at dsouthern@shreveportbar.com.
  2. How can I find out what CLE courses are available?
    Click into the CLE section to find out what is available.
  3. How can I participate in the online lawyer referral service program?
    Click into SLRS membership and print an application and send your completed application and payment to PO Box 470, Shreveport, LA 71162-0470.
  4. How can I get more involved with the SBA?
    Please review the list of committees and sections on this site. You may contact the committee chairs listed directly or the SBA office at 318-222-3643.