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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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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-404
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ashly B. Simpson
District Court #: 86,686
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 08/23/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 08/23/2019
RAYMOND J. LABAT, JR. VERSUS MELINDA PRICE-BEDI, KYLE ARDOIN, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA

Latest Docket

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4 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
18-KA-717
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 16-6969
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/14/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ERIC RICHARDSON
19-KA-63
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 99-6773
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/14/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS THADDEUS JOHNSON
19-KA-128
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 97-3678
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/14/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ANTHONY O. STOKES
19-CA-404
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ashly B. Simpson
District Court #: 86,686
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Steven M. Mauterer, for Plaintiff-Appellee Melinda Price-Bedi - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellant Ray L. Wood, for Defendant-Appellee Lance Marino, Clerk of Court - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 08/23/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 08/23/2019
RAYMOND J. LABAT, JR. VERSUS MELINDA PRICE-BEDI, KYLE ARDOIN, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA
26 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
18-KA-354
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 16-2908
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Paul J. Barker & Kristen Legendre, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ADAM LITTLETON
18-KA-500
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 15-4323
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ELVIN D. VILLAFRANCA
18-KA-526
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 15-4323
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Sherry A. Watters, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ARGENTINA MESA
18-C-689
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 767-067
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Christian A. Shofstahl, for Plaintiff-Respondent Laurie M. Pennison, for Plaintiff-Respondent Wade A. Langlois, III, Michael D. Peytavin & Gino R. Forte, for Defendant-Relator Marcus A. Green, for Defendant-Respondent Jennifer L. Simmons, for Defendant-Respondent
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Writ Denied'
MELISSA TARDO, DANIELLE TARDO,CHRISTOPHER TARDO AND JOSEPH TARDO VERSUS ALFORD SAFETY SERVICES, LLC ANDJOHN SPEARS
18-KA-698
Ruling Judge: Hon. E. Jeffrey Perilloux
District Court #: 15,325
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS HOWARD BURL, JR.
19-CA-32
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 643-350 C/W 636-170
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Sarah L. Johnson, Gregory G. D'Angelo, Jonathan C. Augustine, James L. Bradford, III & D. Stephen Brouillette, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kelly B. Becker, Matthew D. Simone, Kathryn Z. Gonski, & Trinity A. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT VERSUS MOTIVA ENTERPRISES, LLC C/W STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT VERSUS DR. COLDWELL DANIEL, III, ET AL
19-CA-33
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 643-350 C/W 636-170
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT VERSUS DR. COLDWELL DANIEL, III, ET AL
19-CA-36
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 764-108
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Stephen H. Vogt, for Plaintiff-Appellant Marc E. Devenport, Donald E. McKay, Jr., Tasha H. Hebert & Zachary D. Howser, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ELIZABETH DAVID VERSUS DOLLAR TREE STORES, INC., ABC CORPORATIONS 1-3, AND JOHN DOES 1-5
19-CA-37
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 751-262
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Phillip A. Wittmann, Bryant S. York, Matthew S. Almon & Brooke C. Tigchelaar, for Plaintiff-Appellant Terri M. Miles & Albert J. Gardner, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PEYTON PETTIT GREENE VERSUS LANDON RONALD GREENE
19-CA-42
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 775-278
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Raynique Keelen, for Plaintiff-Appellant Paul D. Palermo, Craig V. Sweeney & Brett W. Tweedel, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DESELLE MILTON-GUSTAIN AND DONELL GUSTAIN VERSUS THE SALVAGE STORE, INC. AND COVINGTON SPECIALITY INSURANCE COMPANY
19-CA-49
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 776-765
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Edith H. Morris, Bernadette R. Lee, Suzanne Ecuyer Bayle, & Sheila H. Willis & Stephen C. D'Antoni, for Plaintiff-Appellant Cynthia A. De Luca, & Rebecca Gilson, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RYAN S. CURRY VERSUS MICHELLE W. CURRY
19-CA-78
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 509-555
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jeffrey W. Bennett, Michelle M. Bennett & Andrew T. Lilly, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jimmy Nee - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MAN CHING HO VERSUS JIMMY W. NEE
19-CA-79
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 755-947
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Lila M. Samuel, for Plaintiff-Appellee Eric E. Malveau, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
KERRY G. MARTIN VERSUS SVITLANA TRUSHYNA
19-CA-80
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 757-587
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Eric A. Bopp, Walter R. Woodruff, Jr., Tyler S. Loga, for Plaintiff-Appellant Bruce A. Cranner, & Molly L. Manieri, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BRENDA SAPPINGTON, WIFE OF AND DANIEL SAPPINGTON VERSUS SOUTHERN PAIN AND ANESTHESIA CONSULTANTS, L.L.C. AND PAUL J. HUBBELL, III, M.D.
19-CA-84
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 730-789
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Christine F. Remy, for Plaintiff-Appellee Lakeisha N. Jefferson, Pierre G. Walker, III & C. Michael Winters, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LUZHEN ZHENG VERSUS HUI WU LIN
19-CA-85
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 769-152
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Arita M. L. Bohannan & Lauren Davey Rogers, for Plaintiff-Appellee Tonya S. Johnson & Garron M. Johnson, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
YAVONKA G. ARCHAGA VERSUS TONYA JOHNSON, GARRON JOHNSON AND JOHNSON AND JOHNSON LAW OFFICES, LLC
19-CA-89
Ruling Judge: Honorable William C. Credo, III Judge Pro Tempore
District Court #: 761-477
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Michael D. Riley & Kevin M. Riley, for Plaintiff-Appellant Peter J. Wanek, Trevor C. Davies, Kathryn T. Trew & Lindsay G. Faulkner, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LISA HILL VERSUS HOBBY LOBBY STORES, INC.
19-KA-91
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 16,369
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut, for Plaintiff-Appellee Lieu T. Vo Clark, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DENIS Y. AMAYA-RODRIGUEZ
19-KA-116
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 11,265
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut, for Plaintiff-Appellee Emily Posner, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KEVIN ALEXANDER
19-CA-118
Ruling Judge: Hon. Elizabeth C. Lanier
District Court #: 16-7822
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 9
Attorney(s):
Christine L. DeSue, for Plaintiff-Appellant Jeffrey C. Napolitano, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
NIKKI I. BROWN VERSUS ENTERTAINMENT PARTNERS, LLC AND AIG
19-CA-130
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 762-185
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Matthew A. Moeller, for Plaintiff-Appellant Scott M. Galante, Salvador I. Bivalacqua, & Lauren B. Griffin, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LAUREN HOLMES VERSUS MINTU AND APARNA PAUL
19-CA-131
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 774-458
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Carl J. Rachal, for Plaintiff-Appellant A. Rebecca Wilmore, & Stephen M. Pizzo, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DONNA TURNER AND PAUL TURNER VERSUS BOSLEY MEDICAL INSTITUTE, INC. AND DR. FRANK CAMPISI
19-KA-132
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 18-1986
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Katherine M. Franks, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ABDELLAH KARIM
19-KA-133
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 18-2750
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Katherine M. Franks, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ABDELLAH KARIM
19-CA-138
Ruling Judge: Honorable Max N. Tobias, Jr.
District Court #: 82,808
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Laura J. Todaro, for Plaintiff-Appellee Melinda Price Bedi - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellant Robert L. Raymond & Chester C. Stetfelt, for Other
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BRYAN BEDI VERSUS MELINDA PRICE, WIFE OF BRYAN BEDI
19-CA-146
Ruling Judge: Hon. Barron C. Burmaster
District Court #: 06-NS-49
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Jody J. Fortunato & Timothy P. O'Rourke, for Plaintiff-Appellant Bernadette R. Lee, Edith H. Morris, Suzanne Ecuyer Bayle & Sheila H. Willis, for Plaintiff-Appellee-2nd Appellant Michael A. Rosenblatt, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/10/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES IN THE INTEREST OF E. R. AND O. R. VERSUS KIRK REDMANN
29 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
18-KA-670
Ruling Judge: Hon. E. Jeffrey Perilloux
District Court #: 15,514
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut, for Plaintiff-Appellee C. Gary Wainwright, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CORY BARTHOLOMEW
19-CA-75
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 65,318
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Scott W. McQuaig, Wallace K. Porter, Joseph G. Albe, Sr., Robert G. Harvey, Sr., Jennifer N. Willis & Roy F. Amedee, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Kirk L. Landry & Virginia J. Mclin, for Defendant-Appellee-2nd Appellant Quincy T. Crochet & Keith W. McDaniel, for Defendant-Appellee Paul J. Politz, Jason D. Bone, Ward F. Lafleur & Kay A. Theunissen, for Defendant-Appellee J. Grant Coleman, for Other
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MICHAEL M. ROUX VERSUS TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING, U.S.A., INC.; TOYOTA INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING, INC.; AND SCOTT EQUIPMENT COMPANY, L.L.C.
19-CA-82
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 779-075 C/W 779-076
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Daniel A. Ranson, John J. Danna, Jr. & Ryan C. Higgins, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kenneth C. Fonte, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
WEST JEFFERSON MRI, LLC VERSUS JOSEPH P. LOPINTO, III, SHERIFF AND EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR OF THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON C/W WEST JEFFERSON CT SCAN, LLC VERSUS JOSEPH P. LOPINTO, III, SHERIFF AND EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR OF THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON
19-CA-83
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 779-076 C/W 779-075
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
John J. Danna, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellee Daniel A. Ranson, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kenneth C. Fonte, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
WEST JEFFERSON CT SCAN, LLC VERSUS JOSEPH P. LOPINTO, III, SHERIFF AND EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR OF THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON C/W WEST JEFFERSON MRI, LLC VERSUS JOSEPH P. LOPINTO, III, SHERIFF AND EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR OF THE PARISH OF JEFFERSONC/WWEST JEFFERSON CT SCAN, LLC VERSUS JOSEPH P. LOPINTO, III, SHERIFF AND EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR OF THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON
19-CA-120
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 759-820
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ryan C. Higgins, & Daniel A. Ranson, for Plaintiff-Appellant Robert S. Reich, for Defendant-Appellee Wayne A. Maiorana, Jr., & Robert A. Mathis, for Defendant-Appellee Joel A. Levy, for Defendant-Appellee James L. Donovan, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee Gus A. Fritchie, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GAUBERT OIL COMPANY, INC. VERSUS BAYOU FUEL MARINE AND HARDWARE SUPPLIES, INC., C&M CONTRACTORS INC., LAFITTE REAL ESTATE, L.L.C., JACQUELYN R. DAIGLE, JARED DAIGLE, CHAD DAIGLE, GULF COAST BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, NEW ORLEANS REGIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LOAN CORPORATION, JLH ENTERPRISES, L.L.C., JEAN LAFITTE HARBOR, L.L.C., JEAN LAFITTE MARINE, L.L.C.
19-CA-121
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 499-621
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jack H. Tobias, for Plaintiff-Appellant Lynn M. Luker, & Benjamin P. Kahn, for Defendant-Appellee Richard S. Vale, William C. Cruse, & Pamela Noya Molnar, for Intervenor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ARTHUR TRUITT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATES OF THE MINOR CHILDREN DEREK TRUITT, SHAUNDA TRUITT, AND DAVONTE TRUITT AND BRENDA TRUITT VERSUS GRACO, INC., GRACO, INC. OF MINNESOTA, AND MICHAEL J. MCALVANAUGH, M.D.
19-CA-122
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 768-981
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ivan A. Orihuela, for Plaintiff-Appellant Adrejia Boutte Swafford, for Defendant-Appellee J. Jacob Chapman, & Stephanie B. Laborde, & Benjamin M. Chapman, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LUCY BENITEZ VERSUS AHMED ELSAYED, AFFIRMATIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, AND LOUISIANA INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION
19-CA-140
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 786-052
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Val P. Exnicios, Kelsey L. Zeitzer, Max N. Tobias, Jr., Francis L. Radcliff, Warren S. Mike Newton, Douglas S. Hammel, Seth H. Schaumburg, Anthony J. Russo, Dean J. Favret, Angela C. Imbornone, Lauren A. Favret, & Bruce C. Betzer, for Plaintiff-Appellant William Peter Connick, Michael S. Futrell, & Matthew D. Moghis, for Defendant-Appellee J. Michael DiGiglia, Ernest P. Gieger, Jr., William A. Barousse, & Jonathan S. Ord, for Defendant-Appellee Michael C. Mims, David R. Taggart, John B. Stanton, Megan R. Brillault, John Henry Paul, Michael G. Murphy, & James B. Slaughter, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SETH H. SCHAUMBURG VERSUS PARISH OF JEFFERSON
19-CA-141
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 535-525 C/W 707-435
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Mary G. Knapp, for Plaintiff-Appellant Adrianne L. Baumgartner, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kaye N. Courington & Brittney Ankersen, for Defendant-Appellee Conrad Meyer, Charles O. Taylor & Meghan Ruckman, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SHANNON JONES AND JENNIFER JONES, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR DAUGHTER, HALEY JONES VERSUS ABC INSURANCE COMPANY AND COBE CARDIOVASCULAR, INC., ET AL C/W HON. JOHN W. GREENE (RET.), AS UNDERTUTOR OF AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR CHILD, HALEY JONES VERSUS GAINSBURGH, BENJAMIN DAVID, MEUNIER & WARSHAUER, L.L.C., GARY B. ROTH, BOXER & GERSON, LLP, EARL KEYES, SESSIONS, FISHMAN, NATHAN & ISRAEL, L.L.C., ORRILL, CORDELL & BEARY, LLC, VINCENT J. BOOTH AND SCOTT GARDNER
19-CA-142
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 535-525 C/W 707-435
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
HON. JOHN W. GREENE (RET.), AS UNDERTUTOR OF AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR CHILD, HALEY JONES VERSUS GAINSBURGH, BENJAMIN DAVID, MEUNIER & WARSHAUER, L.L.C., GARY B. ROTH, BOXER & GERSON, LLP, EARL KEYES, SESSIONS, FISHMAN, NATHAN & ISRAEL, L.L.C., ORRILL, CORDELL & BEARY, LLC, VINCENT J. BOOTH AND SCOTT GARDNER
19-CA-152
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 778-797 C/W 784-146
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
M. Elizabeth Bowman & Christy M. Howley, for Plaintiff-Appellant Don C. Gardner & Albert J. Gardner, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: INTERDICTION OF EUNICE LIRETTE GAMBINO C/W CALVIN J. GAMBINO, JR. AND CYNTHIA A. GAMBINO, AS CURATOR FOR INTERDICTEE EUNICE L. GAMBINO VERSUS CALVIN. J. GAMBINO, SR. AND BRAD JOSEPH GAMBINO
19-CA-153
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 778-797 C/W 784-146
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CALVIN J. GAMBINO, JR. AND CYNTHIA A. GAMBINO, AS CURATOR FOR INTERDICTEE EUNICE L. GAMBINO VERSUS CALVIN. J. GAMBINO, SR. AND BRAD JOSEPH GAMBINO
19-KA-157
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 16-3330
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Richard A. Spears & Tanya P. Faia, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS HURSEN A. PATIN
19-KA-158
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 16-6437
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Holli A. Herrle-Castillo, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS MICHAEL PINNER
19-CA-166
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 775-867
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Randy J. Ungar & James P. DeSonier, for Plaintiff-Appellant C. William Bradley, Jr., & Benjamin J. Biller, Aldric C. Poirier, Jr., & Elizabeth S. Sconzert, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SANDRA LOUISE BRYDE, ET AL VERSUS LAKEVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, LLC, ET AL
19-CA-168
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 18-1388
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Suzette Tagesen Murphy, for Plaintiff-Appellee Patrick F. Robinson, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RALPH STRETZINGER VERSUS CLAIMS MANAGEMENT, INC. AND WAL-MART
19-CA-169
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 784-067
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Robert B. Evans, III & Nicholas A. Holton, for Plaintiff-Appellant Jacob K. Best & Guice A. Giambrone, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PAMELA MCLELLAN AND WOODROW MULKEY VERSUS MICHAEL YENNI, ET AL
19-CA-170
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 765-508
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Gilbert V. Andry, IV, for Plaintiff-Appellant Terrill W. Boykin, Kriste Talton Utley, Ross A. Ledet, & Alexis R. Jani, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DAVID C. BELL, III VERSUS MARLENE B. STECKLER, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND HARTFORD ACCIDENT AND INDEMNITY COMPANY
19-CA-173
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 18-3156
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Bruce C. Betzer, Jr. & Jennifer Seiler Avallone, for Plaintiff-Appellee Leslie E. Hodge & Mark G. Montiel Jr., for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
TESSALIA ROCHA O/B/O SILVIO CUADRA VERSUS ACE PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY & BRAND ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES, INC.
19-CA-179
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 756-973
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
J. Douglas Sunseri & Richard J. Wolff, for Plaintiff-Appellee Andrew T. Lilly, for Defendant-Appellant Morey Butler - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
VETERAN ARMS, LLC VERSUS ROOTS PRODUCTIONS, LLC, FULL FLASH FILM SERVICES OF LOUISIANA, INC., GRAHAM NORRIS, JR., BRYAN CARPENTER AND MOREY F. BULTER, JR.
19-CA-194
Ruling Judge: Honorable Thomas F. Gardner
District Court #: 158-893
Lower Court: First Parish Court
Attorney(s):
Paul A. Lea, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellee Shayna Beevers Morvant & Steven M. Mauterer, for Defendant- Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ALAN KAYE, MD VERSUS RONALD A. KARP AND LAW OFFICE OF KARP, WIGODSKY, NORWIND & GOLD, P.A.
19-KA-195
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 17-7492
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS STEVEN RODNEY
19-KA-200
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 17-1036
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Hon. Jeff Landry & Colin Clark, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS COREY WOODS AKA COCOMO
19-CA-202
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 766-414
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Brett S. Casimer - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellant Terry M. Boudreaux, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BRETT S. CASIMER VERSUS PAUL D. CONNICK, JR., DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE 24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT; PARISH OF JEFFERSON, STATE OF LOUISIANA
19-CA-216
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 775-643
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Laura C. Rodrigue, Blake J. Arcuri, Louis L. Robein, Jr. & Christina L. Carroll, for Plaintiff-Appellant Amanda Plaiscia, Guice A. Giambrone, III & Craig R. Watson, for Defendant-Appellee Keith R. Credo, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JONATHAN FARRELLY VERSUS JEFFERSON PARISH EAST BANK CONSOLIDATED FIRE DISTRICT; AND JEFFERSON PARISH FIRE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD
19-KA-235
Ruling Judge: Honorable M. Lauren Lemmon
District Court #: 17,600
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Joel T. Chaisson, II, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CHESTER BARBER
19-CA-238
Ruling Judge: Honorable Emile R. St. Pierre
District Court #: 82,418
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Leonard A. Davis & Charles M. King, for Plaintiff-Appellant David C. Fleshman, David B. Phelps & Ross A. Dooley, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/02/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER PARTNERSHIP VERSUS KIMBLE DEVELOPMENT, LLC AND MICHAEL KIMBLE
19-CA-252
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 759-820
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ryan C. Higgins & Daniel A. Ranson, for Plaintiff-Appellant Robert S. Reich, for Defendant-Appellee Wayne A. Maiorana, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee James L. Donovan, Jr. & Joel A. Levy, for Defendant-Appellee Gus A. Fritchie, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GAUBERT OIL COMPANY, INC. VERSUS BAYOU FUEL MARINE AND HARDWARE SUPPLIES, INC., ET AL
19-KA-253
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 17-231
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Hon. Jeff Landry & Colin Clark, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/01/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS EDWARD WEST

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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.

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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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