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Board Member

Rebecca Holmes

Biography

Rebecca Holmes is an attorney who advocates for the rights of persons with disabilities at the Advocacy Center. She previously served low-income clients at Southeast Louisiana Legal Services for three years and ran several outreach clinics. Rebecca believes that all persons should have access to the legal system to achieve justice– regardless of ability to pay. She is a 2016 graduate from Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law with a certificate in Social Justice and is a practicing lawyer in good standing in the State of Louisiana. She has been recognized as the 2015 Gillis Long Public Service Award recipient and was recognized again in 2016 by the Louisiana State Bar Association for her pro bono service to the community with the student Pro Bono Award. Rebecca received a 2017-2018 Borchard Foundation Fellowship to practice elder law in local low-income communities to begin her legal career and continues to use lessons from working with the elderly and persons with disabilities in her current practice.