Partner, Mary E. Roper, was appointed to the Medical/Legal Interprofessional Committee for the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Partner, Mary E. Roper, was a participating artist and committee member for the Arts Judicata fundraising event which was held to benefit the programs of the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation. Formed in the 1989, the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation is the charitable arm of the Baton Rouge Bar Association. The Baton Rouge Bar Foundation serves a vital role in our community from providing law-related educational resources to area educators, to representing low-income residents in local courts, to awarding scholarships to deserving students. The purpose of the foundation is to improve and facilitate the administration of justice, to promote study and research in the field of law, to provide legal services to the indigent and mentally disabled, to provide educational support and outreach to youth in the Greater Baton Rouge Area. Some of the programs supported are the Pro Bono Project, Teen Court, Region 3 High School Mock Trial Competition, Law Day and scholarships to worthy students at LSU and Southern Law Centers.
Partner Mary E. Roper served on a panel of local bar leaders, in conjunction with the Baton Rouge Bar Association, to help the 19th Judicial District Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeal judges facilitate virtual town hall meetings to field questions from bar members on court operations during the Covid19 pandemic.
November 11, 2019
Partner Mary E. Roper has been elected to the LSBA House of Delegates for the 2020 term. The House of Delegates is the Louisiana State Bar Association's policy-making body.
ROPER LIGH partner Randy B. Ligh was elected to the Greater Baton Rouge Community Tennis Association (GBRCTA) Board of Directors for 2020. The GBRCTA Board is a 15 member volunteer board aimed at the promotion of tennis in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes.
August 22, 2019
ROPER LIGH partners Mary E. Roper and Randy B. Ligh presented The Fundamentals and Advanced Techniques of Cross Examination at the first meeting of the 2019-2020 year of the Dean Henry George McMahon chapter of the American Inn of Court.
ROPER LIGH partner Mary E. Roper has been named President of the Dean Henry George McMahon chapter of the American Inn of Court. The Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court was created in 1989, and is the 71st chapter of the American Inn of Court. Its objectives include promoting excellence in legal advocacy with an emphasis on ethics, civility and professionalism, and the mentoring of law students, recent law school graduates and less experienced lawyers to improve their abilities as lawyers and counselors.
Former East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney, Mary E. Roper, and former Special Assistant Parish Attorney and Assistant City Prosecutor, Randy B. Ligh, announced the formation of ROPER LIGH, LLC. The two attorneys have a combined legal experience of over fifty years and are focusing their practice on representing governmental agencies, boards, and commissions; corporate and business matters, including contract disputes; homeowner associations/subdivision matters; personal injury; general litigation; and select criminal defense matters.