BATON ROUGE, La. – Burton LeBlanc, of counsel to Dallas’ Baron & Budd, P.C., and a founding member of the Baton Rouge, La.’s LeBlanc & Waddell, LLP, has been installed as President of Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge, one of area’s largest non-profit organizations.

Mr. LeBlanc will serve a one-year term. He succeeds Baton Rouge oncologist Dr. David Hanson as President.

Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families who are living with cancer. Since 1949, the group has provided a variety of services for cancer survivors in southern Louisiana. Today, Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge serves to more than 4,500 clients living in 10 Louisiana parishes. You can learn more about the group’s services and how to make a charitable contribution at www.cancerservices.org.

Mr. LeBlanc’s role with Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge reflects his longstanding commitment to cancer victims and the Baton Rouge community. A seasoned attorney and native of Louisiana, Mr. Le Blanc has represented thousands of Louisianans who have been exposed to hazardous substances.

“I am very pleased to be associated with such a worthwhile organization as Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge,” says Mr. LeBlanc. “I am dedicating my term as President to insuring that we continue to provide more and better support for our deserving clients in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes.”

About Baron & Budd

Since 1977, the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C., has championed the rights of people and communities harmed by corporate misconduct. With more than 50 attorneys and offices in Texas, Louisiana, Ohio and California, Baron & Budd enjoys a national reputation as a leader of the plaintiffs’ bar. The firm represents individuals with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by asbestos; leukemia caused by benzene; and injuries caused by other toxic substances and pharmaceuticals. The firm also represents water authorities seeking clean-up costs for drinking water contamination; municipalities and securities investors defrauded by corporate wrongdoing; and consumers. For more information about Baron & Budd, call 800-222-2766 or visit www.baronandbudd.com.

About LeBlanc & Waddell, LLP:

LeBlanc & Waddell, LLP, based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, represents working men and women, aggrieved consumers, and others who have suffered significant losses due to occupational disease, securities fraud, consumer fraud, and personal injury. LeBlanc & Waddell, LLP, is the designated Occupational Disease Counsel for the Louisiana AFL-CIO and the Louisiana NAACP.