Kyle Anderson, a 2L at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, received the Louisiana State Bar Association‘s Law Student Award. This award recognizes a law student from an ABA-accredited law school in the state of Louisiana who has demonstrated a dedication to providing legal services to the poor. The award was presented May 23, 2017 at the 2017 Pro Bono Publico and Children’s Law Awards at the Louisiana Supreme Court.
Pictured with Laura Tuggle, Executive Director of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services.
Kyle Anderson is a 2L at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he was named Outstanding Plaintiff’s Attorney on the Trial Advocacy Team and is an active member of Loyola’s Black Law Student’s Association.
Anderson was a Gillis Long Intern at Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) in the summer of 2016. He was instrumental in getting the St. Charles Parish Access to Justice Center off the ground and helped staff the Center when it first opened. He also garnered support for the Access to Justice Center from the local business community. Anderson not only solicited donations of items necessary to open the Access to Justice Center, but also put together and moved furniture.
Anderson also worked as a law clerk in SLLS’s Hammond Office, interviewing clients, conducting legal research and drafting pleadings and letters.