Two law student volunteers were selected to receive the 2013 Law Student Pro Bono Awards
Denise Farrior of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center and Oni Groves of the Southern University Law Center were selected to receive the 2013 Law Student Pro Bono Awards at the 2013 LSBA Pro Bono Publico and Children's Law Awards ceremony Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the Louisiana Supreme Court in New Orleans.
Denise Farrior is a third-year law student who is a former intern with the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation. She has been an active volunteer with the BRBF Pro Bono Project’s outreach clinics, including the Self Help Resource Center. In addition, Farrior served as a student attorney with the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Immigration Clinic and the LSU Law Juvenile Defense Clinic. She is currently studying as a visiting student at Georgia State University College of Law and will graduate from LSU in May 2013.
Oni Groves, the vice president of Southern University Law Center’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA), volunteered regularly with the BRBF Pro Bono Project throughout her second and third years of law school. Groves volunteers with the BRBF Thirst for Justice and Ask-A-Lawyers clinics, the Self Help Resource Center at the Family Court of East Baton Rouge, and she served as a student intern at the office of the BRBF Pro Bono Project.