FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE # 006
FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinions handed down on the 30th day of January, 2009, are as follows:
2008-B -2399 IN RE: ELVIN A. STERLING, JR.
Upon review of the findings and recommendations of the hearing committee and the disciplinary board, and considering the record, briefs, and oral argument, it is ordered that Elvin A. Sterling, Jr., Louisiana Bar Roll number 27096, be and he hereby is suspended from the practice of law for two years, retroactive to the date of his interim suspension ordered in In re: Sterling, 04-2699 (La. 11/17/04), 886 So. 2d 1123. All costs and expenses in the matter are assessed against respondent in accordance with Supreme Court Rule XIX, Section 10.1, with legal interest to commence thirty days from the date of finality of this court's judgment until paid.