Community Involvement

Our New Orleans Attorneys Give Back to the Community

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Scott, Vicknair, Hair & Checki, LLC has a strong commitment to bettering our local and the national community. We take a large amount of pro bono cases, typically on referral from mental health professionals, other legal professionals, or social service professionals.
We also regularly advocate for community-based non-profits seeking to effect systemic change. Above and beyond those things, SVHC also serves as sponsors of various charities, non-profits, and fundraisers. We believe that our success is attributable to the people that supported us and it is our honor to give back to the community.
Additionally, our lawyers sit on the Board of Directors of several non-profits including:

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana, Inc.
  • Bywater Community Development Corporation
  • Emerge Louisiana
  • WRBH
  • Komen New Orleans – Honorary Board
  • Center for Human-Environmental Research
  • Dress for Success New Orleans
  • Access Louisiana
  • The Amanda Shaw Foundation
  • Ignite for Change – Advisory Council

They are also regular members, volunteers, or supporters of the following organizations:

  • 610 Stompers
  • Krewe of Bacchus
  • Krewe of Nyx
  • Young Leadership Council of New Orleans
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Jefferson Parish Bar Association
  • Colonel Athletic Association
  • ARAG
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Faubourg St. Roch Improvement Association
  • Greater New Orleans Community Land Use Network
  • Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans (EPNO)
  • New Orleans Race for the Cure Committee
  • Pro Bono Project Justice for All Ball Committee
  • Krewe of Muses
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • Trial Lawyers Care Committee
  • New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council
  • Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Louisiana Appleseed
  • YEP (Youth Empowerment Project)
  • IPNO (Innocence Project New Orleans)
  • IWO (Independent Women’s Organization)
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • The Roots of Music
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Team Gleason
  • 89.9 WWNO
  • American Constitution Society
  • ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)
  • The First 72+
  • Second Harvest Food Bank
  • Children’s Hospital – Amy’s Art Cart
  • Federal Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s Mentorship Program
  • New Orleans Museum of Art Young Fellows
  • Volunteers of America

We have an incredibly strong background in supporting those that need assistance. We are always looking for new opportunities to stay involved in worthwhile causes.

May 10, 2018 – Kassie Richbourg, Bryce Cohen, Brad Scott, David Vicknair, Jennifer Greene, and Samuel Ford attended the Volunteers of America breakfast at the Pontchartrain Center

July 28, 2018 – SVHC volunteered at ArcGNO sorting recycled Mardi Gras beads. Arc of Greater New Orleans (ArcGNO) works to secure for all people with intellectual disabilities opportunities to develop, function, and live to their fullest potential.

July 9, 2018 – Lauren Checki and Jennifer Greene volunteered with WeeCycle, a Denver based non-profit that collects new and gently used baby gear and matches it to low income families in need

March 13, 2019 – It was a beautiful day at TPC Louisiana in Avondale for the 27th Annual GolfStar Classic! SVHC helped sponsor the tournament, benefiting the Adoption Services Program for Volunteers of America. To the right is Jim Leblanc, CEO of Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana, Jay Trahan (named sponsor of the tournament), SVHC’s own David Vicknair, Steven Gros, Marcus Fox, & Aaron Guidry. The adorable little boy is a child who was recently placed with an adopted family who was there to show support for the event – he was adopted through Volunteers of America’s adoption services program! Our team came in 2nd place out of 25 teams!

May 7, 2019 – Lauren Checki had a blast at the GiveNOLA / Girls on the Run 2019 Sneaker Soirée. Check out the amazing artwork she scored! Girls on the Run is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams – a vision we can all get behind.

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