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Hammond attorney disbarred, two others on disability inactive status

By Karen Kidd | Jun 27, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended Hammond attorney Michael L. Thiel has been voluntarily disbarred and the status of two other attorneys has changed following June 25 Louisiana Supreme Court filings.

LADB recommends suspension for former East Baton Rouge DA following domestic battery arrest

By Karen Kidd | Jun 26, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney and former East Baton Rouge District Attorney David Gardner deBlieux faces possible suspension following a June 20 Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee recommendation after his arrest last year for allegedly assaulting his estranged wife and another man.

LADB recommends suspended Gretna attorney be disbarred

By Karen Kidd | Jun 26, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended Gretna attorney Juan Carlos Labadie faces possible disbarment following a June 21 Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court over consolidated allegations that included attempting to unseat an incumbent judge during a Jefferson Parish election about four years ago.

LADB reprimands Baton Rouge attorney over alleged 'minor violation of the rules'

By Karen Kidd | Jun 26, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — Baton Rouge Attorney George Allen Roth Walsh has been publicly reprimanded following a June 21 Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) ruling for allegedly practicing law while ineligible and not complying with state bar rules.

LADB issues split recommendation that Deridder attorney receive additional suspension

By Karen Kidd | Jun 20, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended Deridder attorney Mitchel M. Evans II faces a possible additional suspension following a split Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court and despite an earlier hearing committee opinion that Evans had been punished nearly enough.

LADB issues split recommendation that Maryland attorney receive deferred suspension, probation

By Karen Kidd | Jun 20, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Maryland attorney George Martin Gates IV faces possible suspension following a split Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court.

Louisiana Supreme Court suspends longtime Metairie attorney

By Karen Kidd | Jun 19, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Longtime Metairie attorney Arthur L. Harris Sr. has been suspended following a June 15 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over alleged violations of probation and additional profession conduct rules.

Two attorneys receive deferred suspensions following alcohol-related issues

By Karen Kidd | Jun 19, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — A New Orleans attorney and an Alexandria attorney both received deferred suspensions following separate Louisiana Supreme Court rulings after both had alcohol-related brushes with the law.

Attorney suspended following no contest plea to domestic abuse

By Karen Kidd | Jun 19, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — A suspended attorney Marcus Paul LaCombe, of Iowa, Louisiana, has received another suspension following a June 15 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding after his no contest plea in November to domestic abuse.

Louisiana Supreme Court hands down rulings in 3 New Orleans attorney cases

By Karen Kidd | Jun 19, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Three New Orleans attorneys were the subject of separate and unrelated rulings recently handed down by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

CenturyLink stockholders claim company misled customers, demand reform

By Sandra Lane | Jun 12, 2018

LAFAYETTE - A lawsuit was filed June 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana by Neil Flanders and CenturyLink stockholders against 17 senior officers and company directors, including former U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty.

LADB committee recommends reinstatement for suspended New Orleans attorney, former public defender

By Karen Kidd | Jun 12, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — A Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee has recommended that suspended New Orleans attorney and former public defender Trisha Ann Ward be conditionally readmitted to practice law in the state.

LADB panel recommends dismissal of allegations against New Orleans attorney

By Karen Kidd | Jun 12, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — For the second time in about four years, a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee has recommended that a disciplinary charge against New Orleans attorney Deidre Katrina Peterson be dismissed.

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