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:

Upcoming Training
For more information, contact:
LPDB Training Division at

2016 Deep South Capital Defense Conference
January 27-29

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Biloxi, MS

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Capital Voir Dire Training: Theory & Intense Practice
May 12-14, 2016

Boulder, CO

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Webinar: Creating a Defender-Driven Empirical Research Agenda
November 13, 2015
12:00 pm eastern (60 minutes)

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