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Louisiana Supreme Court suspends six attorneys

Olivia Olsen Jun. 23, 2017, 5:05pm

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently disciplined several attorneys after the Louisiana State Bar's Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) investigated formal complaints against the attorneys.

Louisiana Supreme Court suspends Hahnville attorney for DWI conviction, practicing while ineligible

Olivia Olsen Jun. 22, 2017, 9:10am

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently suspended Mark Anthony Johnson, a Hahnville attorney, from the practice of law for practicing while ineligible, failing to cooperate with a Louisiana State Bar investigation and driving while intoxicated.

Louisiana Supreme Court suspends attorney following DWI convictions

Olivia Olsen Jun. 16, 2017, 10:38am

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently suspended Johnny S. Anzalone, an Alexandria attorney, following the attorney's convictions for driving while intoxicated.

Louisiana Supreme Court, Louisiana District Judges Association appoint new members of state's judiciary commission

Christopher Mobley Jun. 15, 2017, 1:30pm

The Louisiana Supreme Court and the Louisiana District Judges Association recently appointed 24th Judicial Court Judge John Molaison Jr. and Sibal S. Holt, former president of the Louisiana American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), to the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana.

Louisiana Supreme Court suspends New Orleans attorney for mishandling client funds

Olivia Olsen Jun. 10, 2017, 8:57am

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently suspended Stacy Lynn Morris, a New Orleans attorney, from the practice of law after a Louisiana State Bar investigation determined that she had failed to pay for a client's medical expenses.

Louisiana Supreme Court suspends attorney for alleged misconduct in 10 client matters

Olivia Olsen Jun. 2, 2017, 3:09pm

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently suspended James E. Moorman III, a Covington attorney, for allegedly failing to perform legal services for several clients while he was undergoing addiction treatment.

Lake Charles attorney suspended for allegedy misappropriating funds

Olivia Olsen Jun. 2, 2017, 11:38am

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently suspended Candace Pousson Howay, a Lake Charles attorney, from the practice of law for allegedly using funds paid to her firm to write checks to her cousin and her mother's company.

Louisiana Supreme Court reviews records fight with St. Landry Parish district attorney's office

Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro May 31, 2017, 10:44am

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a battle over an inmate's public records request, though the high court has yet to rule on the matter.

Judiciary Commission of Louisiana adds two new members

John Severance May 23, 2017, 4:51pm

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently added two members to the state's Judiciary Commission.

Chief Justice Bernette Johnson says war on drugs isn't fiscally conservative

Melissa Busch May 21, 2017, 8:51pm

NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Supreme Court’s Chief Justice recently blasted her colleagues for upholding an 18-year prison sentence for a man who was convicted of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana, calling the punishment “ridiculous” and fiscally irresponsible.

Exhibit on Jewish attorneys in Nazi Germany opens at Louisiana Supreme Court Museum

Dee Thompson Apr. 28, 2017, 6:02pm

The exhibit "Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich" opens on April 28 at the Louisiana Supreme Court Museum on Royal Street.

Gretna attorney suspended for failing to comply with probation requirements

Olivia Olsen Apr. 26, 2017, 7:38pm

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently upheld a recommendation by the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) to place attorney Channing J. Warner on a 366-day suspension.

Houston attorney disciplined in Louisiana

Olivia Olsen Apr. 26, 2017, 7:25pm

The Louisiana Supreme Court, at the behest of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC), ruled on April 13 to discipline Texas attorney Lance Hac Nguyen.

Orleans Parish attorney disbarred following criminal conviction

Olivia Olsen Apr. 25, 2017, 6:19pm

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently upheld a decision by the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) to disbar James Louis Fahrenholtz from the practice of law.

New Orleans attorney disbarred for practicing law with suspended license

Olivia Olsen Apr. 25, 2017, 4:30pm

Edward Hebert II, a New Orleans attorney, was recently disbarred by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Louisiana justice’s civil rights case against peers denied

Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro Apr. 22, 2017, 7:53pm

A federal judge recently refused to reverse a lower court's decision to dismiss a case brought by a Louisiana Supreme Court justice who accused four of his colleagues of allegedly violating his civil rights.

Pacific Legal Foundation argues on behalf of Louisiana businesses

Angela Underwood Apr. 19, 2017, 8:48am

Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF), the oldest public-interest legal organization of its kind, continues to make a marked difference in defending Americans' Fifth Amendment rights.

Louisiana Supreme Court sides with prisoner seeking review of $1,330 forfeiture

Sam Knef Apr. 12, 2017, 5:22pm

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a prisoner incarcerated at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, finding he was denied due process with respect to the forfeiture of $1,330.

Louisiana Supreme Court conditionally reinstates Baton Rouge attorney

Sam Knef Apr. 12, 2017, 12:37pm

Keith Thornton, a Baton Rouge attorney, was recently reinstated to the practice of law, subject to a two-year period of supervised probation, according to a decree by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Louisiana Supreme Court reverses appeals court decision in case against Shell Oil

Sam Knef Apr. 12, 2017, 12:14pm

The Louisiana Supreme Court has overturned a lower court's finding that the plaintiffs were too late in asking for review of summary judgments on companies constructing pipelines on their property.