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The Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit has appellate jurisdiction as authorized under Article V, Section 5 of the Louisiana Constitution, which encompasses the parishes of Jefferson, St. Charles, St. James, and St. John the Baptist. The Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit has supervisory jurisdiction, subject to the general supervisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Louisiana, over all lower courts in all cases in which an appeal would extend to the court of appeal.

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Gretna, LA 70054
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T he mission of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal is to provide meaningful access to all who seek review under this Court's appellate and supervisory jurisdiction granted by the Louisiana Constitution, while protecting and promoting the rule of law, preserving the public trust, and using public resources efficiently.

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Latest Published Opinions

**PLEASE NOTE: Any updates made to opinions today are posted to the website the next day.**

1 record(s) returned.  
Case # PDF Case Title
19-CA-414
Ruling Judge: Honorable Madeline Jasmine
District Court #: 71,28
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Court Hearing: 03/04/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed in Part, reversed in part, amended in part and rendered' on 03/26/2020
SUCCESSION OF EARLINE WEBER MOLLERE

Latest Docket

**PLEASE NOTE: Any updates made to the docket today are posted to the website the next day.**

10 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
19-KA-292
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 15-5139
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler & Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Katherine M. Franks, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 04/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS VINCENT JACKSON
19-KA-371
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 18-5778
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 04/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS AARON HARRELL
19-KA-377
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 17-5152
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 04/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DEWAYNE A. ALLEN
19-KA-378
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 17-2199
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Lieu T. Vo Clark, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 04/07/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS EDGARD J. RIVAS
19-KA-388
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 18-1307
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 04/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DEWAYNE A. ALLEN
19-KA-425
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 17-4675
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler & Anne M. Wallis, for Plaintiff-Appellee Sherry A. Watters, for Defendant-Appellant Hon. Jeffrey M. Landry & Grant L. Willis, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Court Hearing: 04/07/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JOHNNY KELLY
19-CA-502
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 769-945
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
R. Brent Cueria, George W. Byrne, Jr., & Allison B. Scully , for Plaintiff-Appellant Jerry W. Sullivan, for Defendant-Appellee Luis A. Leitzelar & Henry S. Rauschenberger, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 04/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CHER DESI VERSUS THOMAS JEFFERSON CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION, BEST WESTERN INTERNATIONAL, INC., AND STEPHANIE B. SELF
19-KA-513
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 18-6562
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 04/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KENNETH THOMAS
19-KA-540
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 18-6263
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Lieu T. Vo Clark, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 04/07/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS EDIN O. MELGAR
19-CA-543
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 749-646
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Christopher K. Tankersley & Dennis J. Phayer, for Plaintiff-Appellee Rene S. Paysse, Jr. & Darren P. Tyus, for Defendant-Appellant Daniel M. Redmann & John G. Yadamec, for Defendant-Appellee Robert I. Siegel & Christopher R. Teske, for Defendant-Appellee Elton F. Duncan, III & Michael T. Wawrzycki, for Defendant-Appellee Michael M. Meunier, Timothy R. McGibboney, Matthew K. Brown, James A. Collura, Jr., & Justin Scott, for Defendant-Appellee David J. Krebs & Elliot W. Scharfenberg, for Defendant-Appellee Brett M. Bollinger & L. Peter Englande, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 04/07/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT OF JEFFERSON PARISH VERSUS MAPP CONSTRUCTION, LLC, ET AL
22 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
17-KA-372
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 15-2842
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Letty Di Giulio, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/07/2020 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Sentence vacated and remanded' on 02/20/2019
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS WILLARD ANTHONY
19-CA-383
Ruling Judge: UNKNOWN UNKNOWN
District Court #: 18-1
Lower Court: None Available
Attorney(s):
Clement P. Donelon, for Plaintiff-Appellee C. A. Fleming, III, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/07/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Application for Rehearing:11/12/2019
Rehearing Disposition: 'DENIED' on 12/12/2019
PAULETTE COOPER VERSUS CITY OF KENNER
19-C-473
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 765-256
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 05/07/2020 at 10:45 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
KARLIN RILEY VERSUS RACHEL LEE HOLLANDER, JOHN D. HOLLANDER, AND METROPOLITAN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY
19-CA-495
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 749-779
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Kevin J. Christensen, for Plaintiff-Appellant Kevin C. O'Bryon & Kathleen E. Simon, for Defendant-Appellee David P. Vicknair, Kassie Lee Richbourg & Deandra De Napoli, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/06/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MARIE DESROSIER VERSUS LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY AND CERTIFIED CLEANING AND RESTORATION, INC.
19-CA-497
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 749-298
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Richard C. Trahant & Jack E. Morris, for Plaintiff-Appellee Guice A. Giambrone, III & Jacob K. Best, for Defendant-Appellee James A. Prather, James W. Adair, & Christopher Meeks, for Defendant-Appellee Danica B. Denny, Kathleen P. Rice, Patrick J. McShane & Lauren A. Guichard, for Defendant-Appellee Tara E. Clement, Jameson M. Taylor & William P. Worsley, for Defendant-Appellee Sidney W. Degan, III, Foster P. Nash, III, Stephanie L. Cheralla & Travis L. Bourgeois, for Intervenor-Appellant Glen E. Mercer & Kourtney T. French, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/07/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SHANE SALATHE VERSUS THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF SEWERAGE
19-CA-520
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 765-256
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
John W. Redmann, Edward L. Moreno,Travis J. Causey, & Kelly S. Rizzo, for Plaintiff-Appellant Christian A. Galleguillos, for Plaintiff-Appellant Ryan D. Kelley, & Andre' C. Gaudin, for Defendant-Appellee Kernan A. Hand, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/07/2020 at 10:45 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
KARLIN RILEY VERSUS RACHEL LEE HOLLANDER, JOHN D. HOLLANDER AND METROPOLITAN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY
19-CA-528
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 751-262
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Bryant S. York, Phillip A. Wittmann & Brooke C. Tigchelaar, for Plaintiff-Appellant Terri M. Miles, for Defendant-Appellee Jennifer C. Carter, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/07/2020 at 10:45 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PEYTON PETTIT GREENE VERSUS LANDON RONALD GREENE
19-CA-529
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 774-865
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Mark R. Beebe, Timothy M. Brinks, William D. Shea, & Kellen J. Mathews, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jason A. Cavignac, Robert E. Couhig, Jr., Cory S. Grant, & Jack M. Capella, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/07/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BERNHARD MCC, LLC VERSUS KURT M. ZERINGUE; ROBERT G. MAYFIELD, SR.; ROBERT G. MAYFIELD, JR.; CECIL PASSMAN; JAMES BRIAN CARLISLE; AND NICHOLAS ZAZULAK
19-CA-539
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 18-6622
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Timothy E. Benedetto, for Plaintiff-Appellee Brad J. Gegenheimer, Glenn D. Price, Jr. & Olden C. Toups, Jr., for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/06/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STACI LANZA HUGHES VERSUS BROADSPIRE AND JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL SYSTEM
19-CA-544
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 787-141
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Anthony L. Glorioso, for Plaintiff-Appellant Nadia M. de la Houssaye, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/06/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JESSICA BURKE AND SETH MCMILLAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF OLIVER MCMILLAN VERSUS DR. MICHAEL COHEN, ET AL
19-CA-545
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 791-261
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Sherri L. Hutton, for Plaintiff-Appellee Michael D. Roche & Leon E. Roy, IV, for Defendant-Appellant Timon V. Webre, for Defendant-Appellee Ronnette Johnson - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee Wayne Carter, Defendant-Appellant, In Proper Person
Court Hearing: 05/06/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUCCESSION OF JOHN L. CARTER, SR.
19-CA-550
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 781-258
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Suzette P. Bagneris & Emile A. Bagneris, III, for Plaintiff-Appellee Hon. Jeffrey M. Landry & Lance S. Guest, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/05/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JONEKA D. HENRY VERSUS JON M. REEVES AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH ITS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
19-CA-559
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 778-739
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
James F. Willeford, Reagan L. Toledano, & Nicholas A. Holton, for Plaintiff-Appellee George I. Pivach, II & Timothy Thriffiley, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/05/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
HELEN LOPEZ LANGUIRAND AND L. LOPEZ'S SONS, INC. VERSUS JOHN MAGRUDER LOPEZ, SHAWN L. LOPEZ, AND JOHN MICHAEL LOPEZ
19-CA-562
Ruling Judge: Honorable Emile R. St. Pierre
District Court #: 82,255
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Richard D. Roniger, II, Robert P. Charbonnet, Jr., Graham J. Rees, James S. Rees, IV & Joel T. Chaisson, II, for Plaintiff-Appellee P. M. Donovan, for Plaintiff-Appellee Henry S. Provosty, Lena D. Giangrosso, Zachary P. Fickes, Martin A. Stern, Raymond P. Ward & Alexandra G. Roselli, for Defendant-Appellant James H. Gibson & Stacy N. Kennedy, for Defendant-Appellee Mark C. Landry, for Intervenor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/06/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ZYDECO'S II, LLC, ZYDECO'S CORP, DUSTIN GAINEY AND ROSEMARIE GAINEY VERSUS CERTAIN UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD'S, LONDON SUBSCRIBING TO CERTIFICATE/POLICY NO. D1180D150152-59633, DAVID BRENNAN, DAVE BRENNAN INSURANCE INC., AND BRAISHFIELD ASSOCIATES, INC.
19-CA-578
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 793-446
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ann M. Johnson-Griffin & Veleka Eskinde, for Plaintiff-Appellant Benjamin J. Biller & C. William Bradley, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/05/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL PROCEEDINGS OF DON SINGLETON
19-CA-595
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 17-7327
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Michelle M. Sorrells, for Plaintiff-Appellant Adam M. Stumpf & Meghan E. Ruckman, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/06/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SANJANETTE RIXNER VERSUS JEFFERSON PARISH HOSPITAL DISTRICT NO. 2
19-CA-611
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 783-290
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Galen M. Hair, Joseph F. Lahatte, III, Kristin M. Lausten & Jennifer D. Zajac, for Plaintiff-Appellee Dennis J. Phayer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/06/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DRS. JAMES AND AMY MAUTNER VERSUS JOHN STONE WARE, IV AND JULIA MCCLENDON WARE; KEYPOINT HOME INSPECTIONS, L.L.C. AND PETER BARILARO; AND ALL PEST EXTERMINATORS, INC. AND DEAN L. SAGER
19-CA-613
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 18-3849
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Frank A. Bruno, for Plaintiff-Appellant Michael F. Nolan, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/06/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GLENN HANKEL VERSUS JEFFERSON PARISH FIRE DEPARTMENT
20-CA-13
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 772-251
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
William R. Mustian, III, for Plaintiff-Appellant H. Minor Pipes, III & Stephen L. Miles, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/05/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RENEE JACKSON & ANTIONE COLEMAN VERSUS LIBERTY PERSONAL INSURANCE COMPANY
20-CA-26
Ruling Judge: Hon. Barron C. Burmaster
District Court #: 2018-CC-90
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Laura A. Malveau, for Plaintiff-Appellant Kirby N. Kenny, for Defendant-Appellee-2nd Appellant Sheila H. Willis, Edith H. Morris, Bernadette R. Lee, & Suzanne Ecuyer Bayle, for Defendant-Appellee-3rd Appellant William B. Gordon, III & Maria I. O'Byrne Stephenson & Scott L. Sternberg, for Intervenor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/05/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF Z. U.
20-CA-39
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 775-482
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Regel L. Bisso, & Robert G. Miller, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Pedro F. Galeas, & Thomas A. Robichaux, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/05/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DR. ALBERT LAGRAIZE VERSUS RACHELE BASLER, DERRICK RILEY AND PEOPLE SPEAK, L.L.C.
20-CA-75
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 785-620
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Robert M. Braiwick, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Clint L. Pierson, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/05/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUCCESSION OF TIFFANY ANGELLE ARTHUR
6 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
19-KA-488
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 18-5271
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, Andrea F. Long, & Tucker H. Wimberly, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JONTREAL A. FISHER
19-KA-518
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 18-2756
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, Andrea F. Long, Rachel L. Africk, & Lynn Schiffman, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS SHAWN A. CLARK
19-KA-522
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 18-2759
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, Andrea F. Long, Rachel L. Africk, & Lynn Schiffman, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS SHAWN A. CLARK
19-KA-533
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 18-979
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JONTREAL A. FISHER
19-KA-579
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 18-6126
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, & Darren A. Allemand, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KYRON J. HUNTER A.K.A. "KHARA BEY"
19-KA-580
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 18-6126
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TAMIKA N. GOTCH A.K.A. "AMOURE A. BEY"
6 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
19-KA-547
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 17-71
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS BOBBY R. JOHNSON
19-KA-581
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 18-7505
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS NICKOLOS MARCHIAFAVA
19-KA-582
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 17-6321
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TWYENA THOMAS
19-KA-601
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 17-415
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS VIUSQUI J. PEREZ-ESPINOSA
19-KA-606
Ruling Judge: Honorable Emile R. St. Pierre
District Court #: 18,226
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Joel T. Chaisson, II, for Plaintiff-Appellee Mary Constance Hanes, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ED RAYMOND VEILLON, JR.
20-KA-67
Ruling Judge: Honorable M. Lauren Lemmon
District Court #: 16,588
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Joel T. Chaisson, II, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jeremiah J. Sams & Adrienne E. Aucoion, for Plaintiff-Appellant Maria M. Chaisson, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 07/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JARROD DEMPSTER
6 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
19-KA-119
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 16-5061
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/19/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS IVORY D. FRANKLIN, II
20-KA-20
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 17-2323
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/19/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RONNIE LIM
20-KA-23
Ruling Judge: Hon. Katherine Tess Stromberg
District Court #: 78,64
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Ricky L. Babin & Adam J. Koenig, for Plaintiff-Appellant Wilbur W. Reynaud, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 08/19/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS MATTHEW RICHARD WIGGINS
20-KA-32
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 14-797
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/19/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS NOE A. AGULIAR-BENITEZ AKA NOE AGUILAR-BENITEZ
20-KA-72
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 16-4724
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/19/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS MARK PRIEST
20-KA-73
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 17-1037
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/19/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS COREY WOODS

COURT FORMS

WRIT APPLICATION INTAKE FORM

In an effort to facilitate access for litigants, the Judges of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal have adopted an Intake Form to be used when litigants file a writ application with this Court. Our goal is to promote judicial efficiency, which leads to prompt consideration of pending matters.

By signing the Writ Application Intake Form, counsel for litigants certify that the Writ Application Intake Form meets the requirements of the Uniform Rules of the Courts of Appeal and the Fifth Circuit’s Local Rules.

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CRIMINAL PRO SE BRIEFING NOTICE

In all criminal appeals, counsel for the defendant shall complete the pro se briefing notice (Appendix A) issued by this office and attached to the notice of lodging and briefing order. Counsel shall attach the original completed pro se briefing form to a copy of the brief to be filed with this court and mail the notice and copy of the brief to the defendant. The date of notice and mailing to the defendant shall not be later than the date the brief is filed with this court.

A copy of the completed form shall also be attached to counsel’s brief and submitted to this court for filing within the briefing delays established by the clerk of court. Any brief submitted by counsel will be rejected by the clerk of court if a copy of the form is not attached to the brief at the time of its submission to this court or if the form is incomplete.

Adopted Jan. 20, 2009, effective Feb. 1, 2009.

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PRO SE BRIEFING MANUAL

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