Vice-Director Bio

Amanda Leigh Brown

Amanda Brown is the founder and executive director of Lagniappe Law Lab, a new legal aid technology nonprofit serving Louisiana’s justice community. She is the co-chair of the Louisiana's Access to Justice Commission's technology subcommittee and is a member of the Legal Service Corporation's Emerging Leaders Council. She is active in the ABA, serving as the Vice Director of the YLD's Disaster Legal Services Team and as a member of the ABA Center for Innovation's Governing Council, in addition to her role as a YLD liaison to the ABA’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services.

Before starting up Lagniappe Law Lab, Amanda was a legal technology consultant for the Louisiana Bar Foundation on its statewide triage portal, the Louisiana Civil Legal Navigator. Prior to that, she served as the inaugural Microsoft NextGen Fellow for the American Bar Association's Center for Innovation, and was a disaster recovery attorney at Southeast Louisiana Legal Services. She is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.