For Immediate Release
Date: March 25, 2022
Contact: Laura Tuggle,, 504-529-1000 x 270

New Orleans Attorney Named President of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Board of Directors

Lauren Bridges, a New Orleans attorney with Liskow & Lewis, has been named as the 2022 President of the Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) Board of Directors. Bridges serves on the Board as a representative of the Jefferson Parish Bar Association.

“For over 50 years, SLLS as an organization has done so much wonderful work for the community in providing increased access to justice for all, and I want to do what I can to help continue this mission and spread awareness about the organization,” said Bridges. “I feel so lucky for this opportunity to work alongside such a dynamic and hard-working team and Board. We are all still navigating a new normal after Covid, and the need for civil legal aid on issues facing our community continues to be in great demand—including eviction, foreclosure, domestic violence, and assistance for veterans and abused/neglected children, just to name a few.”

Other recently appointed officers include: Vice President Vivian B. Guillory, attorney Baton Rouge Bar Association; Assistant Vice President Emma Dixon, retired, Washington Parish NAACP; Secretary Christopher Ralston, attorney, Phelps Dunbar; Treasurer Ryan Ours, attorney, Entergy; Assistant Treasurer Regina Joseph, representing Jefferson Parish CAP Agency.

The remaining members of the Board of Directors are: Lila Arsan, retired, Lafourche Community Action; Mary Barrios, Law Office of Mark Heck Barrios, LLC; Camille Bryant, McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC; Kerrie Hart, Southeast Spouse Abuse Program; Teresa King, Teresa King, Esquire, LLC; Brandt Lorio, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.; Warren McKenna, III, The McKenna Firm; Dorric Middleton, Capital Area Agency on Aging; Paul Tabary, Tabary & Borne, LLC; Michael Victorian, Phelps Dunbar; Claudette Warren, City-Wide Tenant Council.

About Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) fights for fairness in the justice system. It provides free, civil legal aid to low-income people in six offices, across 22 parishes in southeast Louisiana. Our six offices are located in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Harvey, Houma, and New Orleans. Our mission is to achieve justice for low-income people in Louisiana by enforcing and defending their legal rights through free legal representation, advocacy, and community education. For more information about SLLS, visit and follow us on Facebook (@SLLShelps).