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NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Longtime Baton Rouge attorney Donald R. Dobbins faces possible suspension following a split Aug. 21 Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court over allegations stemming from five complaints.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Disbarred Lafayette attorney Peter Brian Derouen faces possible permanent disbarment following a recommendation issued Aug. 19 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over complaints that included practicing law while ineligible.
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NEW ORLEANS — Longtime New Orleans attorney Lionel H. Sutton III, barred more than four years ago from representing clients in the Deepwater Horizon spill, has been suspended following an Aug. 2 Louisiana Supreme Court order released earlier today.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Longtime Baton Rouge attorney Carl Binus Duke Jr., who represents clients in traffic court, has been indefinitely suspended following a July 31 Louisiana Supreme Court order and his arrest last month for DWI and other charges after a high-speed chase.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney Michael Treaman Bell faces possible disbarment following a recommendation issued July 31 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over multiple allegations of misconduct.
Disciplinary Board recommends Lafayette attorney be permanently disbarred for alleged financial improprieties
NEW ORLEANS — Lafayette attorney Michael Sean Reid, disbarred late last year after abandoning his practice and for trust fund irregularities, now faces possible permanent disbarment following a recommendation issued July 26 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board hearing committee.
NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans attorney Gregory Joseph St. Angelo, former general counsel at a failed First NBC Bank who pleaded guilty earlier this month to a bank fraud charge, was indefinitely suspended following a Louisiana Supreme Court order.
LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT: Chief Judge Susan M. Chehardy Appointed as Justice Pro Tempore to the Louisiana Supreme Court
Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson and the Justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court have appointed Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal Chief Judge Susan M. Chehardy.
Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson received the William H. Hastie Award in New York.
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Reports of FBI probe involving Supreme Court justice brings call for transparency from Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana's highest court should consider new rules in light of alleged bias shown by a current justice in a now decades-old custody case that was the subject of an FBI probe, a tort reform advocate said during a recent interview.