NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended New Orleans attorney Louella P. Givens-Harding faces possible permanent disbarment following a recommendation issued Jan. 14 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over her 2017 federal health care fraud conviction.
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NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Longtime Denham Springs attorney Michael A. Betts has received a deferred suspension and has been placed on supervised probation following a Jan. 14 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over allegations he mishandled his client trust account.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — New Orleans attorney Brian P. Quirk has been voluntarily disbarred and Shreveport attorney Kirby Dale Kelly has been indefinitely suspended following separate Jan. 14 Louisiana Supreme Court decisions.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Proceedings against Gretna attorney Kevin Michael Steel are on their way back to the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) following a state Supreme Court order issued earlier this week.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Disbarred New Orleans attorney Greta L. Wilson will have to wait longer to apply for readmission following a Jan. 14 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding regarding misconduct related to a client matter.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – A request by Hammond attorney Leonard E. Yokum Jr., who was admitted to the Louisiana Bar more than 50 years ago and who was suspended for almost a decade, to be readmitted has been denied, a notice posted on the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) website said.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — New Orleans attorney David Cartan Loker Gibbons Jr. has received a partly deferred suspension and Thibodaux attorney David W. Ardoin has received a fully deferred suspension following separate Jan. 8 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceedings.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — New Orleans attorney Sean Patrick Mount has received an entirely deferred suspension following a Jan. 5 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over his arrest for driving while intoxicated.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorneys Connie M. Easterly and Shannon Jay Thomas have been voluntarily placed on interim suspension following separate recent Louisiana Supreme Court orders.
NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal recently returned a couples' property trespass lawsuit against a Bellechase property management company and Plaquemines Parish to the 25th Judicial District Court for Plaquemines Parish.
NEW ORLEANS – A lawsuit filed by Jefferson Parish turbine equipment and parts distributor Alfred Conhagen Inc. of Louisiana against two out-of-state companies is on its way back to a New Orleans court after a state appeals court recently reversed a number of motions in the case.
Appeals court says New Orleans Civic Commission has the power to order promotion of 15 city firefighters
NEW ORLEANS – It now is up to the New Orleans Civil Service Commission to do what it said last spring it was powerless to do, order 15 city firefighters previously passed over for promotion receive the rank of captain.
Unisys entitled to $1.3 million in mutually terminated contract with Office of Motor Vehicles, appeals court says
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana's First Circuit Court of Appeal recently found that Pennsylvania-based technology company Unisys Corp., which has been seeking more than $8.7 from the Louisiana Office of Motor vehicles following an amicably terminated contract to re-engineer computer systems, is entitled to a portion of that amount.
NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently found that a restaurateur who claimed his landlord entered his premises and took items without his permission has no case against the landlord.
ExxonMobil remains 100 percent liable for damages in 1993 East Coker Unit fire, state appeals court says
BATON ROUGE — After years of litigation, ExxonMobile remains fully liable for injuries of at least six of the thousand of plaintiffs who filed suit in Baton Rouge City Court following the 1993 fire at the East Coker Unit at ExxonMobil's refinery,a recent ruling by Louisiana's First Circuit Court of Appeal said.
NEW ORLEANS — Disbarred Monroe attorney and former city councilman Arthur Gilmore Jr. may be conditionally readmitted to practice law following a split recommendation issued Dec. 21 by the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB).
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Voluntarily disbarred Metairie attorney Michael Stephen Sepcich was conditionally reinstated to practice law in Louisiana following a Dec. 17 Louisiana Supreme Court decision to approve his application for readmission.
New Orleans attorney faces suspension for violating rules of conduct in tenant dispute with landlord
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) –New Orleans attorney Matthew B. Collins Jr. faces suspension following a recommendation issued Dec. 10 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over allegations stemming from a client's 2011 claim against her landlords.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney Gregory Cook has been suspended following a split Dec. 5 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding regarding conflict of interest allegations.