Louisiana Supreme Court - 400 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130 | Tel: 504-310-2300 Hon. Bernette J. Johnson. Chief Justice.  John Tarlton Olivier., Clerk of Court.  Sandra A. Vujnovich. Judicial Administrator
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 Information, Orders and Emergency Rules following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Louisiana Supreme Court returns to Royal Street courthouse Monday, December 5, 2005

October 26, 2005 Press Release concerning Continuing Legal Education carryover hours

October 25, 2005 Press Release on return to Royal Street and updated closure and filing information

October 25, 2005 Louisiana Supreme Court closure order

September 27, 2005 Louisiana Supreme Court closure order

Resolution and Rule Lifting Deadlines

Offers of Assistance - (updated October 31, 2005) Please note these are specific offers. Additional help, which may not be included on the list, is available. For more information on access to other needed assistance, please contact Hugh M. Collins, Judicial Administrator, at (225) 382-3161.


Emergency Rules and Orders

Emergency Pro Bono Civil Legal Assistance Rule extended

Supplemental Emergency Pro Bono Civil Legal Assistance Rule promulgated

Emergency Order Concerning New Lawyers Admitted to the Practice of Law in 2004

Emergency Pro Bono Civil Legal Assistance Rule

Emergency Rule Change Concerning Suspension of Continuing Legal Education Requirement for 2005

Emergency Rule Concerning Changes in the Deadline for the Law Student Registration Program

Emergency Rule Concerning Changes in the Deadline for Consideration of Applications for Equivalency Determinations

Emergency, Temporary Rule Change Concerning Extensions of Disciplinary Fee Assessment Noncompliance Deadline

Louisiana Supreme Court Oral Arguments Postponed

To All Louisiana Judges

Attorney Information:
If you are an attorney who wishes to register a change of address, the Supreme Court of Louisiana has authorized the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) to receive change of address information on its web site, located at www.lsba.org.

The Louisiana Judicial College has announced that all Judicial College Programs are cancelled through January, 2006. For any additional questions, please contact Billie Bennett at judicialcollege@law.lsu.edu or call (225) 578-8825.

Court Closure Orders

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal (amended October 31, 2005)
Driving Directions to Temporary Court House at SLU
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
Third Circuit Court of Appeal 14th JDC (Calcasieu Parish) (amended October 24, 2005)
33rd JDC 15th JDC
24th JDC (Parish of Jefferson) (amended September 21, 2005) 19th JDC and East Baton Rouge Family Court (closed August 29 - September 2) (PDF includes closure orders for 19th JDC and Family Court of East Baton Rouge)
34th JDC (Parish of St. Bernard) 25th JDC (Parish of Plaquemines)
Criminal District Court (Parish of Orleans) Civil District Court (Parish of Orleans) Post-Katrina Release 2nd Post-Katrina Release
Juvenile Court (Parish of Jefferson) Juvenile Court (Parish of Orleans)
First City Court (Parish of Orleans) Traffic Court (Parish of Orleans) Traffic Court Update
Second Parish Court (Parish of Jefferson) First Parish Court (Parish of Jefferson)

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