CONTACT PERSON: VALERIE WILLARD
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
| DECEMBER 8, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thibodaux attorney Christopher H. Riviere was recognized for his service as a member of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) in a December 4, 2008 ceremony at the Louisiana Supreme Court. Riviere, who joined the LADB in 2003, was presented with a certificate of appreciation by Associate Justice John L. Weimer before the Court’s morning session.
Riviere has been in the practice of law in south Louisiana for the past twenty seven years. He began his practice in 1981 after completing Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has presented statewide as a lecturer in lawyer's continuing education as well as professionalism.
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Riviere is an experienced mediator having received his certification from Attorney-Mediators Institute in 1997. He is a past president of the Lafourche Parish Bar Association and a past member of the House of Delegates for the Louisiana State Bar Association. He has served two terms on the Louisiana State Republican Central Committee. Additionally, Mr. Riviere previously served as an adjunct lecturer in law at Nicholls State University and is involved in numerous community service and civic organizations. Mr. Riviere is an active volunteer firefighter and first responder, having served as First Assistant Fire Chief of the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department for five years.
The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, which was established by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in 1990, is tasked with the responsibility of investigating all allegations of lawyer misconduct and with the responsibility of making recommendations to the Court when discipline is warranted. The agency consists of a statewide board, hearing committees, disciplinary counsel and administrative staff.
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