FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE # 23
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinion handed down on the 24th day of April, 2009, is as follows:
2008-B -2356 IN RE: JOHN E. DEMORUELLE
Upon review of the findings and recommendations of the hearing committee and disciplinary board, and considering the record, briefs, and oral argument, it is ordered that John E. Demoruelle, Louisiana Bar Roll number 4860, be and he is hereby suspended from the practice of law for a period of two years. 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.
VICTORY, J., concurs in part and dissents in part for the reasons assigned by Justice Weimer.
WEIMER, J., concurs in part and dissents in part and assigns reasons.