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 2019 News Releases

News Release #037

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #037
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

On the 28th day of August, 2019, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Petition for permanent resignation from the practice of law in lieu of discipline granted. See order: 

2019-OB-00864              IN RE: PAUL E. BROWN

Petition for transfer to active status granted. See order:

2019-OB-01046              IN RE: Erich Webb Bailey

Writ application granted. See per curiam:

2019-C-01365                KAREN CARTER PETERSON VS. ALLEN HELWICK BORNE, JR., KYLE ARDOIN, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS THE SECRETARY OF STATE, AND C. ARTHUR MORRELL, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS THE CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER FOR ORLEANS PARISH (Parish of Orleans Civil)
Johnson, C.J., would deny.

Petition for admission dismissed. See order:

2015-BA-01794              IN RE: COMMITTEE ON BAR ADMISSIONS CFN-818

Writ application not considered:

2019-C-01382                RAYMOND J. LABAT, JR. VS MELINDA PRICE-BEDI, KYLE ARDOIN, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Charles)

Stay denied. Application for reconsideration denied:

2019-KK-01091              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. STEVE RANNEY (Parish of CADDO)
Hughes, J., would grant.

 

On the 30th day of August, 2019, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Writ application not considered. Not timely filed. See Louisiana Supreme Court Rule X, § 5(a):

2019-C-01396                STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. ANTONIO WILSON (Parish of Madison)

Stay denied. Writ application denied:

2019-KK-01385              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. IN RE: PROCEEDINGS OF GRAND JURY REGARDING CORTEZ
JOSEPH (Parish of St. John the Baptist)

 

On the 31st day of August, 2019, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Writ application denied:

2019-C-01400                CHARLES LEE GRAY, ARTHUR LEONARD SEALY, III, & PAUL EDWARD PEEK, SR. VS
JASON TREVOR BROWN (Parish of Bossier)

Application for reconsideration denied:

2019-C-01396                STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. ANTONIO WILSON (Parish of Madison)

 

On the 6th day of September, 2019, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Writ applications granted:

2019-C-00514                JAMES J. DONELON, COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, IN HIS CAPACITY AS REHABILITATOR OF LOUISIANA HEALTH COOPERATIVE, INC. VS. TERRY S. SHILLING, GEORGE G. CROMER, WARNER L. THOMAS, IV, WILLIAM A. OLIVER, CHARLES D. CALVI, PATRICK C. POWERS, CGI TECHNOLOGIES AND SOLUTIONS, INC., GROUP RESOURCES INCORPORATED, BEAM PARTNERS, LLC, MILLIMAN, INC., BUCK CONSULTANTS, LLC, AND TRAVELERS CASUALTY AND SURETY COMPANY OF AMERICA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-K-00369                STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. CHARLES P. MAYEUX, JR. AKA CHARLES P. MAYEUX (Parish of Avoyelles)

Writ application granted. See per curiam:

2019-CC-01264              ANTONIO LE MON, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION; SUSAN S. BOUDREAUX; AND JANE N. PREAU WIFE OF/AND WILLIAM J. PREAU, III VS. NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE; ROGER GOODELL, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COMMISSIONER OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE; NFL PROPERTIES LLC, AS SUCCESSOR-IN-INTEREST TO NFL PROPERTIES, INC.; PATRICK O. TURNER, JR.; GARY P. CAVALETTO; AND WILLIAM J. VINOVICH, III (Parish of Orleans Civil)
Hughes, J., concurs in the result.
Genovese, J., concurs in the result.
Chehardy, J., concurs in the result.

2019-KK-01257              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS DESHAWN SIMS (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Johnson, C.J., would deny.
Genovese, J., would deny.

2019-KK-01343              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. ERIC ROBERTSON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

Joint petition for consent discipline rejected. See order:

2019-B-00680                IN RE: CONFIDENTIAL PARTY

Motion to Dissolve Interim Disqualification Granted. See order:

2019-O-00232                IN RE: JUSTICE OF THE PEACE TERRI M. CROSBY

Reciprocal discipline imposed. See order:

2019-B-00862                IN RE: EVERETT H. MECHEM

2019-B-00702                IN RE: ERICH WEBB BAILEY

2019-B-00912                IN RE: WILLIAM A. PIGG

Petition to Review the Decision of the Louisiana Disciplinary Board Denied:

2019-OB-00826              IN RE: TROY J. CHARPENTIER C/W IN RE: BRADLEY C. MYERS

Leave to appeal denied:

2019-OB-00932              IN RE: APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO: 19-PDB-024

Application for reconsideration not considered. See Louisiana Supreme Court Rule IX, § 6:

2018-KO-00968              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. SAMUEL J. BARKER, JR. (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2018-KO-01533              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. KENNETH W. HARPER (Parish of Caddo)

2019-C-00445                SUCCESSION OF FRANK ANDERSON, JR. (Parish of Caddo)

2018-KH-01178              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. CHARLES H. PARKER, JR. (Parish of Franklin)

Application for reconsideration denied:

2018-KH-02075              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. KENNETH DWAYNE NIXON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-C-00346                RICK SUTTON VS. JACK ADAMS, CHARLES ADAMS AND POLLY POINT IMPORTS CORP. (Parish of Orleans Civil)
Hughes, J., would grant.
Crichton, J., would grant.

2019-C-00335                BRUNSWICK SEAFOOD, INC. D/B/A DULARGE SEAFOOD PROCESSING AND LENUE GREEN VS. WILLIAMS LAW GROUP, LLC; SMITKO LAW, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION; THE LAW OFFICES OF JERRI G. SMITKO, APLC; NAQUIN & CARMOUCHE, LLC; NAQUIN LAW FIRM, LLC; JOHN J. BEAN CPA, INC.; CONRAD S.P. WILLIAMS; DAVID ARDOIN; MATTHEW D. ORY; JERRI G. SMITKO; CATHERINE GAUTHIER AND JOHN J. BEAN (Parish of Terrebonne)
Johnson, C.J., would grant.
Hughes, J., would grant.

2018-KH-02051              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. MICHAEL WITHERS (Parish of Calcasieu)

Writ application denied with order:

2019-KH-00191              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. MELVIN DAVIS (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2019-KH-00191 only.

Writ application denied. See per curiam:

2018-KH-01507              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. TROY L. WILLIAMS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2018-KH-01566              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. KENNETH SMITH (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2018-KH-01566 only.

2019-OK-00004              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JOSEPH KUYKENDALL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-KH-00763              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. FREDERICK CAMPBELL (Parish of St. Tammany)

2019-KH-00767              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. LEE ROY WARREN (Parish of Ouachita)

2018-KH-01732              ANDREW PAYNE VS. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2018-KH-01732 only.
Johnson, C.J., would grant.

2018-KH-01970              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. WILLIAM MOSER (Parish of St. Tammany)

2018-KH-02030              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JOSE DEL CARMEN L. RAMIREZ (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Hughes, J., would grant in part.

2018-KH-02029              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. KEITH STEWART (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2018-KH-02029 only.

Writ application denied:

2018-KH-01511              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. LYNN BESS, III (Parish of Ouachita)

2018-KH-01513              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. LYNN BESS, III (Parish of Ouachita)

2018-KH-02027              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. DAVID LEE (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2019-KH-00026              KEVIN DELAUNE VS. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2018-KH-01666              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. MELVIN DAVIS (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2018-KH-01666 only.

2018-K-01795                STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. KADE STARBUCK HENRY (Parish of Calcasieu)

2018-KO-02077              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. LARRY THOMPSON (Parish of St. Charles)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2018-KO-02077 only.

2019-K-00048                STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. CHRISTOPHER GRANADO (Parish of Vernon)

2019-KO-00088              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. MYRON LEE TURNER (Parish of Plaquemines)

2019-C-00435                DWAYNE ALEXANDER VS. BLUE WILLIAMS, L.L.P., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-00431                DWAYNE ALEXANDER VS. BLUE WILLIAMS, L.L.P., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-00432                DWAYNE ALEXANDER VS. BLUE WILLIAMS, L.L.P., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-00729                INLAND MARINE SERVICES, L.L.C. VS. HAMP'S CONSTRUCTION, LLC (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-C-00755                DWAYNE ALEXANDER VS. JAMES P. ENGLADE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CUSTODIAN OF RECORDS FOR/AND THE LOUISIANA STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR EXAMINERS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-CC-00689              TRAVIS J. MARBURGER, ET AL. VS. AXIALL CORP., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-C-00722                TRAVIS HIGGINS VS. WILLIAMS ENERGY PARTNER, L.P., WILLIAMS OLEFINS, L.L.C., THE WILLIAMS COMPANY, INC., XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY, CHICAGO BRIDGE AND IRON COMPANY, AND X INSURANCE COMPANY C/W ARTIE HUDSON, JEFFERY D. WELLS VS. WILLIAMS OLEFINS DEVELOPMENT, L.L.C., ET AL. C/W EMILE WADE AND PATRICIA WADE VS. THE WILLIAMS COMPANIES, INC., ET AL. C/W LEROY MITCHELL VS. WILLIAMS COMPANIES, INC., ET AL. C/W MARK BATEAST, TERRENCE CROSBY, BLAKE JOSEPH, TYRONE LAWSON, ALVIN LONG, JR., CHERI OWENS-GRIFFIN, MARY ROBINSON, BERNARD SEARS, AARON STAFFORD, DONITELLO THOMAS, CALVIN VANNER, DONALD WHEATON, ASIAG WILLIAMS, MARCUS WILSON AND MARCUS YATES VS. THE WILLIAMS COMPANIES, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Ascension)

2019-C-00715                MARY BETH LAIRD, NEE WALLEY VS. JOHN CARLTON LAIRD (Parish of Ouachita)

2019-CJ-00697               SHARON JACKSON VS. MINDEN POLICE DEPARTMENT (Parish of Webster)

2019-C-00455                SUSAN RUSSO MARCHAND, ET AL. VS. TEXAS BRINE COMPANY, LLC, ET AL. (Parish of Assumption)

2018-KH-00940              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JOE STEPHENS (Parish of Caddo)
Crichton, J., recused in case number 2018-KH-00940 only.

2019-KH-00029              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. RICKY BANKS (Parish of Franklin)

2019-C-00701                BILYEU BUCKS, ET AL. VS. DIRECTECH SOUTHWEST, ET AL. (Parish of Winn)

2019-C-00695                KEVIN POZZO VS. DEPARTMENT OF POLICE (Civil Service Commission City of New Orleans)
Weimer, J., would grant.

2019-KO-00564              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. JERMAINE RUFFEN (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-KO-00668              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. RHUBIN SCOTT, JR. (Parish of Terrebonne)
Weimer, J., recused in case number 2019-KO-00668 only.

2019-CC-00621              PETER AND LAURIE YAUKEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, PEIRSON YAUKEY AND AUSTIN YAUKEY VS. HENRY BALLARD AND MARIAN BALLARD (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-00621 only.
Genovese, J., would grant and assigns reasons.

2018-K-01952                STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. ORRICK HURD (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2018-K-01952 only.

2018-KO-01917              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. CHRISTOPHER LUCIA (Parish of Jefferson)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2018-KO-01917 only.

2019-CC-00690              KENNETH PAUL LYONS, ET AL. VS. AXIALL CORP., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2019-C-00737                FRANKS INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.L.C. VS. MELBA A. SHAW AND LINDA SHAW PORTER (Parish of Caddo)

2019-CJ-01178               IN RE: APPLYING FOR THE AGENCY ADOPTION OF M.L.D. (Parish of Iberia)

2019-CJ-01118               IN RE: APPLYING FOR THE AGENCY ADOPTION OF M.L.D. (Parish of Iberia)

2019-OC-00714             MARY DALCOURT VS. GREG DALCOURT (Parish of Lafayette)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-CC-00704              JOEL G. PORTER VS. PEOPLE MAGAZINE TIME, INC., TIME INC BOOKS D/B/A PEOPLE MAGAZINE AND ANNE LANG AND STEVE HELLING (IN THEIR INDIVIDUAL AND OFFICIAL CAPACITIES WITH PEOPLE MAGAZINE AND THE TIME INC. BOOKS AND TIME, INC.) (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-C-00700                KAILASH K. DHALIWAL AND THE SUCCESSION OF MANMOHAN S. DHALIWAL VS. KARMINDERDAL S. DHALIWAL AND DHILLON SOOKAM C/W SUCCESSION OF MANMOHAN SINGH DHALIWAL C/W ROBERT A. LEE AND SEDRIC E. BANKS VS. KAILASH DHALIWAL, KARL DHALIWAL AND SOOKHAM DHALIWAL (Parish of Ouachita)

2019-C-00676                MITCHELL JOHNSON, JR. VS. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, GEICO CASUALTY COMPANY AND SHAWNETTE TAYLOR C/W DAVID LANUS AND SHAYLA LANUS, INDIVIDUALLY, AS THE SURVIVING PARENTS OF DAYLON LANUS AND SARAI LANUS VS. STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, GEICO CASUALTY COMPANY AND SHAWNETTE TAYLOR (Parish of Ascension)
Crichton, J., would grant.

2019-CC-00692              PATRICIA ANN MCKEE VS. CHRISTUS HEALTH SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA D/B/A ST/ PATRICK HOSPITAL OF LAKE CHARLES, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
Crichton, J., would grant.

2019-C-00708                JONATHAN CRAFT VS. BENTON FIRE DISTRICT #4 AND BENTON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #4 CIVIL SERVICE BOARD (Parish of Bossier)

2019-C-00720                SUCCESSION OF JOSEPH ERNEST DEDAIS (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2018-KH-02036              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. BRODERICK BURTON (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2019-C-00723                SUCCESSION OF R.B. ELLIOT (Parish of Bossier)

2019-CC-0686                ERIC ARRINGTON VS. SEAONUS STEVEDORING-NEW ORLEANS, LLC (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-00515                JAMES J. DONELON, COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, IN HIS CAPACITY AS REHABILITATOR OF LOUISIANA HEALTH COOPERATIVE, INC. VS. TERRY S. SHILLING, GEORGE G. CROMER, WARNER L. THOMAS, IV, WILLIAM A. OLIVER, CHARLES D. CALVI, PATRICK C. POWERS, CGI TECHNOLOGIES AND SOLUTIONS, INC., GROUP RESOURCES INCORPORATED, BEAM PARTNERS, LLC, MILLIMAN,INC., BUCK CONSULTANTS, LLC. AND TRAVELERS CASUALTY AND SURETY COMPANY OF AMERICA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-CC-00693              ERIC M. EWEN, JORDAN M. WILLIS, CAYNE A. COX, AND ANDREW R. LOWERY VS. DBJ INTERESTS, L.L.C. D/B/A SHADY'S BAR, JORDAN JAMAL JEFFERSON, AND JOSHUA MICHAEL JOHNS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Hughes, J., would grant.
Genovese, J., would grant.

2019-CC-00648              JEFFREY L. SOUDELIER, JR. VS. PBC MANAGEMENT, INC., FLORIDA MARINE TRANSPORTERS, AND FLORIDA MARINE, LLC (Parish of St. Charles)
Chehardy, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-00648 only.
Hughes, J., would grant.

2018-KH-01311              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. DWIGHT SMITH (Parish of Terrebonne)
Weimer, J., recused in case number 2018-KH-01311 only.

2018-KH-01957              STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. WARREN WASHINGTON (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-K-00393                STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. PAUL KNATT (Parish of Iberia)

2019-C-00436                BRUCE L. FEINGERTS VS. LOUISIANA CITIZENS PROPERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION (Parish of Orleans Civil)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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