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Robert Owens

2011, AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships, Robert Owens

Robert Owens

Name of Host Organization: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
City, State: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Issue area: Consumer Rights

The Project

I provide legal services to clients and work to recruit, involve and supervise volunteers in delivery of legal services on consumer debt/protection, unfair collection practices, predatory loans and foreclosure prevention.

Biography

Hometown:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Law school:

Recommended books:

Confederacy of Dunces, The Road, Straw Dogs

Favorite website(s):

Nola.com, Slate.com, Salon.com, Electoral-Vote.com

Words to live by:

"You can bring a horse to water but you can’t make it drink.”