Research & Policy Committee

The LADC Research & Policy Committee is made up of LADC members, young lawyers, and leadership.  This page is continually updated as members change and the roles of this committee are also subject to change. There is no application to join this committee; all members are appointed. 

Committee Members

Jim Donohue, Chair
Donohue, Patrick, & Scott

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Jennie Pellegrin
NeunerPate

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Trippe Hawthorne
Kean Miller

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Chris Ieyoub
Plauché, Smith & Nieset, LLC

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Kevin Ainsworth
Jones Walker

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Bobby Gilliam
Wilkinson Carmody & Gilliam

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James Brown
Liskow & Lewis
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Jimmy Ordeneaux
Plauche, Maselli, Parkerson

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Tommy Hayes
Hayes, Harkey, Smith, & Cascio
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Lottie Bash
Faircloth, Melton, Sobel & Bash, LLC
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Gordon Guthrie
Porteous Hainkel & Johnson

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Committee Duties

According to the LADC Bylaws:

The Research and Policy Committee shall consist of not fewer than six (6) and not more than twelve (12) members appointed by the President with advice and consent of the Executive Committee. The initial term of the Committee members shall be two (2) years. For the initial appointments, the President shall appoint no more than six (6) members so that additional appointments may be made a year later, achieving staggered terms. The President shall appoint the Chair. The purposes and functions of the Committee are to identify issues of importance to the membership of the Association, to research those issues, to educate the membership on those issues through various means, and to provide or arrange for advocacy on behalf of the Association when and where appropriate. The Committee shall conduct at least two in-person meetings per year, which may be held in conjunction with a Board meeting or seminar.

(Updated August 2020)