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Vasquez and Wells Selected for 2009 Class of Baton Rouge Area Leadership
August 5, 2008

Jones Walker attorneys Raedtha A. Vasquez and Amanda S. Wells have been selected as members of the 2009 Class of Baton Rouge Area Leadership. Baton Rouge Area Leadership was founded as a program of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber to prepare a diverse group of professionals for leadership positions in the community. The program takes place over a nine-month period, with class members meeting once a month for lectures, discussions, field trips, and practical exercises pertinent to community issues. The 30–35 program participants are accepted on the basis of demonstrated leadership ability through career or community achievements, concern for the future of the Baton Rouge area, and commitment to the program. The Baton Rouge Area Chamber has graduated over 700 professionals from the program since it began in 1985.