Scholarship & Loan Repayment Opportunities

John R. Justice Loan Repayment Program

The John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program in Louisiana provides for the payment of eligible educational loans (both Federal Family Education Loan Program [FFELP] and Federal Direct Loans) for state and federal public defenders and state prosecutors employed in Louisiana who agree to remain employed as public defenders and prosecutors for at least three years.

This program is administered by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance. For more information about eligibility, the application process, award allotments and deadlines, please visit the website below:

www.osfa.la.gov/jrjustice.htm

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Upcoming Training
For more information, contact:
LPDB Training Division at
jgregory@lpdb.la.gov

Capital Defender Training 2015
Wednesday, October 21 – Friday, October 23, 2015

CROWNE PLAZA NEW ORLEANS AIRPORT
2829 WILLIAMS BLVD.
KENNER, LA 70062

Capital Defender Training for Attorneys, Investigators and Mitigation Specialists

Registration Form

This is an interactive training entitled “Teamwork & Developing Your Theory of the Case.” The program is for certified counsel and counsel seeking certification to represent indigent capitally charged clients. The conference is specifically designed to include attorneys, paralegals, investigators and mitigation specialists handling capital cases in Louisiana state courts.


Kentucky Investigation Institute for Investigators and Attorneys
Sunday, September 27 – Friday, Oct 2, 2015





The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy offers an opportunity to participate in one of the most complete and comprehensive courses for criminal defense investigators in the country, open to criminal defense investigators as well as attorneys who want to work more effectively with investigators.

Participants can attend as teams (an investigator and an attorney) or individually – we will match individuals up with another participant for the week.

Click here for more information.