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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A grant from the American Bar Association will help fund efforts at Loyola University in New Orleans to train lawyers to address the legal needs of low-income people.

Loyola said in a Monday news release that its College of Law is launching the Loyola Incubator Program. It's described as an intensive, year-long program for recent graduates

Five lawyers in their first three years of solo practice will take part in the program, which provides mentorship, peer feedback, case referrals and training in law office management. Participants will also give back to the community by providing pro bono legal service throughout the 12-month program, which focuses on social justice-oriented solo practice work.

The Bar Association grant will help fund the pro bono component of the Incubator Program.

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