Community

  • Baton Rouge Bar

    TWPD participated in the annual Kid’s Chance Fundraiser coordinated by the Baton Rouge Bar Workers’ Compensation Section and OWC District 5’s Judge Laramore. The Kid’s Chance Scholarship Program awards scholarships to the children of Louisiana workers who have been killed or permanently and totally disabled in a compensable work accident.

  • Gulf Coast Brotherhood Ride

    Partner Terri Collins joined law enforcement officers, first responders and a group of civilians for the Gulf Coast Brotherhood Ride on May 21, 2019. The Ride raised funds for the families of 11 fallen officers and first responders along the Gulf Coast. The Ride spanned Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama and took place over five days.

  • TWPD Community

    TWPD invests in the future of our community through its involvement with Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge. Our partner Jen O’Connell joined the leadership council around 2016 and helped start the club’s first black tie gala in 2017. She was selected to be the Gala Chair for the 2019 event which just took place March 23, 2019. The third annual gala raised $82,416 and had almost 300 attendees. Our partner Ryan Zumo was selected to be a Gala Honoree (honoring his career achievements and community involvement) in 2018. Ryan personally raised $4,035. Our associate Lacey Sanchez was overwhelmingly selected to be an Honoree for 2019. She personally raised $4,600. TWPD was proud to sponsor the 2018 and 2019 events. All proceeds of the event benefit Boys & Girls Club’s after school and summer reading programs. www.greatfuturesgalabr.com

  • Brotherhood Ride

    Terri Collins and her cycling team were invited to join law enforcement officers and firemen from across the country on the last leg of the 500 mile Texas Brotherhood Ride from Dallas to Baton Rouge. The ride helped raise funds for the families of officers killed in the line of duty in the police ambushes last July in Dallas and Baton Rouge. The ride ended with a brief memorial at the site of the Baton Rouge ambushees followed by a ceremony at police headquarters to honor the families of the fallen officers.

  • Second Harvest Food Bank’s annual duck derby

    TWPD participated in Second Harvest Food Bank’s annual duck derby, entering 105 ducks and raising $440.00 for Second Harvest. Second Harvest is a non-profit organization that provides food for the needy in southern Louisiana.

  • TWPD attorneys provided and served dinner at the St. Vincent de Paul men's shelter in Baton Rouge.

    TWPD attorneys provided and served dinner at the St. Vincent de Paul men's shelter in Baton Rouge.

  • The TWPD staff celebrates National Red Nose Day in New Orleans.

    The TWPD staff celebrates National Red Nose Day in New Orleans.

  • Raise Your hand Raise Your hand

    Raise Your Hand, a United Way initiative, celebrated 15,000 new readers in the State of Tennessee last month! TWPD lawyer Steve Perkins helped launch the initiative by obtaining a DMCA (copyright) license for United Ways of Tennessee to use Eddie Floyd's performance of "Raise Your Hand" in promotional videos.

  • PEDAL WITH | PURPOSE

    TWPD recently participated in Pedal With Purpose, an event to support the Youth Empowerment Project. The Youth Empowerment Project is an amazing organization that provides important programs for New Orleans’ at-risk youth. TWPD competed in the Pedicab race, and the following is a link with a video of the event. https://vimeo.com/210465298

  • November 3, 2016, TWPD attorney Jen O’Connell attended Steak and Stake. An annual event benefiting Boys and Girls Club of Baton Rouge. The event raised over $12,000 in individual donations alone. Jen is also on a committee planning Boys and Girls Club’s first black tie Gala in April of 2017.

  • October 28, 2016, several TWPD attorneys participated in Belly Up with the Bar hosted by the Baton Rouge Bar Association. The event is a food and drink competition that benefits the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition.