Ms. Betty Story expresses heartfelt
gratitude to LAPA President Rev. Freddie
Lee Phillips and Vice President Robert Burns
for extensively working with her to obtain a
courtroom victory on October 29, 2014 for $4,102.29
for improper charges she was assessed by auctioneer
Marlo Schmidt at her November 17, 2012 auction.

CLICK HERE for 2014 Christmas card graciously provided
 to LAPA from Ms. Story in appreciation of LAPA's assistance
.

 

 

News Flashes
(10/29/14 & 1/26/15):



10/29/14:

 

Ms. Story scores a slam dunk in 36th JDC!  See video above.   

 

 

01/26/15:

 

Ms. Story openly questions if LALB will kick her to the curb.

 

 

 

 

For Ms. Story's full ongoing LALB saga, CLICK HERE.  

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

CONSUMERS

(Note:  LALB = Louisiana Auctioneer's Licensing Board)

 
LAPA Vice President Robert Burns
welcomes consumers to the LAPA website
and explains its first three consumer options.

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BRAND NEW added LAPA feature to aid auction consumers!!!!

 

CLICK HERE for LAPA's Ongoing Review of ALL Louisiana-Licensed Auctioneer Files

 

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1.  Educate yourself quickly on SHILL BIDDING, including:



      A.  Louisiana's LAWS on shill bidding.



      B.  PUBLIC STATEMENTS by LA auctioneers on SHILL BIDDING.

  

 

 

2.  CLICK HERE for INDIVIDUAL auctioneer issues (including LALB VIDEOS of same).

 

 

3.  Obtain guidance for AVOIDING PROBLEMATIC AUCTION EXPERIENCES.

 

 

4.  LAPA'S Membership Criteria and its Current Membership.

 

 

5.  See LALB embarrassments, alphabetically by Board Member or associate.

 

 

6.  View LAPA's proposed REFORM of the Louisiana auction industry.

 

 

 

The above options are specifically intended for consumers; however, consumers can gain MUCH insight into the LALB by visiting Option # 1 under "Auctioneers" below.  Especially of interest to consumers may be the link for discussions of placing a LAPA Link on the LALB's website.  It's amazing the steadfast resolve of the LALB to keep you the consumer from obtaining access to the information within this website!

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

AUCTIONEERS

 


Brief Introduction to Auctioneers from
 LAPA President Rev. Freddie Lee Phillips 

 

 

 

 

1.  LALB Discussions Indexed by Topic.
     

Chronological  index of LALB meeting videos available by clicking here.

 

 

2.  LALB Financial Information.

 

 

3.  LAPA News: 

             A.  See LAPA highlights from the 4th quarter of 2014, including Ms. Story's courtroom victory (10/29), LAPA President Rev. Freddie Lee Phillips' brand new church opening (10/20), and LAPA's successful auction for Pat's Coats for Kids (11/24).


  
    B.  See 2/27/14 State of the Auction Industry Address by LAPA President Rev. Freddie Lee Phillips.  Next address expected:  late March of 2015.