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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

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11 record(s) returned.  
Case # PDF Case Title
18-KA-500
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 15-4323
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed; Remanded with Instructions' on 09/09/2020
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
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 09/09/2020
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ARGENTINA MESA
19-KA-119
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 16-5061
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 08/19/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Sentence vacated and remanded' on 09/09/2020
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS IVORY D. FRANKLIN, II
19-KA-132
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 18-1986
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 09/09/2020
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
Court Hearing: 09/11/2019 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 09/09/2020
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ABDELLAH KARIM
19-CA-529
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 774-865
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 05/07/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Reversed and Remanded' on 09/09/2020
BERNHARD MCC, LLC VERSUS KURT M. ZERINGUE; ROBERT G. MAYFIELD, SR.; ROBERT G. MAYFIELD, JR.; CECIL PASSMAN; JAMES BRIAN CARLISLE; AND NICHOLAS ZAZULAK
19-KA-547
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 17-71
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 07/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed; Remanded with Instructions' on 09/09/2020
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS BOBBY R. JOHNSON
19-KP-570
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 17-5460
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: None Available
Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed; Remanded with Instructions' on 09/09/2020
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS NICOLVA A. HARMON
20-CA-39
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 775-482
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 07/08/2020 at 01:30 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Reversed and Remanded' on 09/09/2020
DR. ALBERT LAGRAIZE VERSUS RACHELE BASLER, DERRICK RILEY AND PEOPLE SPEAK, L.L.C.
20-KA-72
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 16-4724
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 08/19/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Sentence Vacated' on 09/09/2020
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
Court Hearing: 08/19/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed; Remanded with Instructions' on 09/09/2020
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS COREY WOODS

Latest Docket

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9 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
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: 09/10/2020 at 02:30 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Appeal Dismissed' on 12/11/2019

Application for Rehearing: 12/19/2019
Rehearing Disposition: 'DENIED' on 01/23/2020
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: 09/10/2020 at 02:30 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Appeal Dismissed' on 12/11/2019
CALVIN J. GAMBINO, JR. AND CYNTHIA A. GAMBINO, AS CURATOR FOR INTERDICTEE EUNICE L. GAMBINO VERSUS CALVIN. J. GAMBINO, SR. AND BRAD JOSEPH GAMBINO
20-CA-62
Ruling Judge: Honorable Robert J. Klees
District Court #: 84,607
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
William J. Larzelere, III, for Plaintiff-Appellee Adam S. Lambert, for Defendant-Appellant Robert L. Raymond & Mark D. Plaisance, for Defendant-Appellee Sean D. Moore, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/10/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RICHARD AND CHRISTINE PERNICIARO VERSUS SUFIAN HAMED, HASSAN M. HASSAN, MAYAR DISCOUNT, LLC, ENTERGY LOUISIANA, LLC, AND ST. CHARLES PARISH GOVERNMENT
20-CA-68
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 679-270 C/W 679-274 & 735-454
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jeffrey A. Jones & Ronald J. Vega, for Plaintiff-Appellee Ashley U. Schmidt & Brad P. Scott, for Plaintiff-Appellant Elizabeth T. Baker, Lucy E. Theobald, Dean R. Theobald & Christine L. Herendeen - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce H. Lizana, for Plaintiff-Appellee Susan J. Burkenstock, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/09/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUCCESSION OF RAYMOND E. THEOBALD C/W SUCCESSION OF EDNA BAILLY THEOBALD C/W IN RE: THE MATTER OF RAYMOND E. THEOBALD
20-CA-71
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 786-135
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Brian P. Marcelle & Ashley L. F. Barriere, for Plaintiff-Appellant Christopher James-Lomax & Roy C. Beard, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/10/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
VICTORIA THI NGO VERSUS WALMART INC.
20-CA-96
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 714-155
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Stephen J. Caire, for Plaintiff-Appellant Lou Anne Milliman, Jack E. Truitt, Michelle Mayne Davis, Nancy N. Butcher, Lauren A. Duncan & Jonathan M. Lee, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/10/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LUCIEN H. DAUTERIVE AND LAURA A. DAUTERIVE VERSUS TILE REDI, LLC AND TILE REDI MANAGER, INC.
20-CA-105
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 796-182
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Wesley M. Plaisance & Laura S. Achord, for Plaintiff-Appellee John A. E. Davidson & Christopher J. Davidson, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/09/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LIBERTAS TAX FUND I LLC VERSUS DANIEL J. MOMPOINT, MARIE RENEE RIMPEL MOMPOINT, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY - INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, STATE OF LOUISIANA AND STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
20-CA-112
Ruling Judge: Honorable Timothy S. Marcel
District Court #: 79,486
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Joel T. Chaisson, II & Louis G. Authement, for Plaintiff-Appellee Frank G. DeSalvo & Shannon R. Bourgeois, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/10/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS LANCE COWANS, ONE (1) 2003 DODGE RAM 3500 QUAD CAB, ET AL
20-C-133
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 775-357
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Deborah A. Villio, Michael L. Fantaci, & James C. Raff, for Plaintiff-Respondent Robert L. Raymond, for Plaintiff-Respondent Richard C. Stanley, Eva J. Dossier, & Endya L. Hash, for Defendant-Relator Michael E. Botnick, Howard E. Sinor, Jr., & Micah C. Zeno, for Defendant-Respondent Gerald A. Melchiode, for Defendant-Respondent John T. Balhoff, II, for Defendant-Respondent Michael S. Ricci, for Defendant-Respondent Jefferson R. Tillery, for Defendant-Respondent Heather L. Kirk, for Defendant-Respondent
Court Hearing: 09/09/2020 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RENTON PROPERTIES, LLC VERSUS 213 UPLAND, LLC, MARGARET W. TONTI, ROBERT J. TONTI, OHIO MANAGEMENT, LLC, CORPORATE REALTY LEASING COMPANY, INC., MARY CARRONE, EMILY KRAMER, CHARLES R. CANNON, III, JODYCORP, LLC, DUFF FRIEND, AND R. LEWIS MCHENRY
15 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
19-KA-363
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 96-2598
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., & Darren A. Allemand, for Plaintiff-Appellee Shanita Farris, Cecelia T. Kappel, & Rachel I. Conner, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TEDDY CHESTER
19-KA-504
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 16-6832
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr.,Thomas J. Butler & Darren A. Allemand, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, & Nghana L. Gauff, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/09/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JONTREAL A. FISHER
19-KA-594
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 14,169
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut & Justin B. LaCour, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/09/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICECHARLES MCQUARTER, III
20-KA-19
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 19-2015
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Lieu T. Vo Clark, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/09/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CLARENCE MCKINNEY
20-KA-46
Ruling Judge: Honorable M. Lauren Lemmon
District Court #: 18,244
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Joel T. Chaisson, II & Louis G. Authement, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JAKOREY WILLIAMS
20-KA-86
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 17-1736
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, & Darren A. Allemand, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ARMANDE S. TART (AKA BABY, AKA BIG BABY, AKA POP TART)
20-KA-97
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 19-1509
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, & Matthew R. Clauss, for Plaintiff-Appellee Katherine M. Franks, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/09/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS WALTER DJ THOMAS
20-KA-110
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 18-1983
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, Andrea F. Long, & Blair C. Constant, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/09/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TYREZ LEE
20-KA-129
Ruling Judge: Honorable Madeline Jasmine
District Court #: 16,340
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut & William R. Dieters, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS FREDERICK SEYMORE, JR.
20-KA-130
Ruling Judge: Honorable Kirk A. Vaughn
District Court #: 17,133
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut & J. Philip Prescott, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/08/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS EMILE J. DELANEUVILLE, JR.
20-KA-149
Ruling Judge: Hon. Katherine Tess Stromberg
District Court #: 69,50
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Ricky L. Babin, Donald D. Candell, & Lindsey D. Manda, for Plaintiff-Appellee Mark D. Plaisance & Marcus J. Plaisance, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/09/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANASTATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE VERSUS KYRIENE VALLERY
20-KA-167
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 10-4853
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, Gail D. Schlosser, Matthew R. Clauss, & Shannon K. Swaim, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TORY N. CLARK
20-KA-170
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 18-2962
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, & Matthew R. Clauss, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/09/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ROBERT CELESTINE, JR.
20-KA-171
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 15-5586
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Darren A. Allemand, & Matthew R. Clauss, for Plaintiff-Appellee Holli A. Herrle-Castillo, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/08/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TERRENCE BLUNT
20-CA-206
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 763-069
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terri M. Miles & Rebecca Huskey, for Plaintiff-Appellee Richard L. Ducote, for Defendant-Appellant Hon. Jeff Landry, Alicia Edmond Wheeler & David J. Smith, Jr., for Amicus
Court Hearing: 10/09/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ANDREW FAIRBANKS VERSUS BROOKE BENINATE
17 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
20-CA-58
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 737-590
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
James E. Shields, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Justin W. Stephens, Paul A. Tabary, III, Elizabeth R. Borne, & Lacy Tabary, for Defendant-Appellee Kevin G. Work, M.D. - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee Diana C. Surprenant, Shelly S. Howat, & Don S. McKinney, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/05/2020 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LUZ ALEYDA AGUILAR VERSUS KEVIN WORK, M.D., ADRIAN J. COLEMAN, M.D., NORMAN TORRES, M.D., CANAL WOMEN’S CLINIC, OCHSNER MEDICAL CENTER-WESTBANK, LOUISIANA PATIENT’S COMPENSATION FUND, LOUISIANA MEDICAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, DEF INSURANCE COMPANY, UVW INSURANCE COMPANY, AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY
20-C-78
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 781-441
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Maura Z. Pelleteri, Amy S. Malish, & G. Benjamin Ward, for Plaintiff-Respondant Michael R.C. Riess, Michael D. Lane, & Robert C. Riess, for Defendant-Relator Erin Sayes Kenny, for Defendant-Respondant
Court Hearing: 11/05/2020 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STARR SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE COMPANY AND LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY VERSUS BERNHARD MCC, L.L.C., ET AL
20-CA-90
Ruling Judge: Hon. Jason Verdigets
District Court #: 36,731
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Deborah E. Dugas, for Plaintiff-Appellee Demetrie E. Ford & DaShawn P. Hayes, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/05/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SHARON MARIE JENKINS HAYES VERSUS PAUL C. HAYES
20-CA-106
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 787-934
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Daniel J. Phillips & Stephen J. Oats, for Plaintiff-Appellee Mark R. Beebe, Edwin C. Laizer, & Jennifer C. Bergeron, for Intervenor-Appellee Michael A. Thomas, for Intervenor-Appellee Raymond C. Burkart, Jr., for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/06/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LANDRY FOR LOUISIANA, INC. AND JEFFREY M. LANDRY VERSUS DWAYNE G. ALEXANDER
20-CA-131
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 770-868 C/W 769-468
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Craig S. Sossaman & David E. Wawrose, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Robert J. Caluda, for Plaintiff-Appellee Stephen C. Resor, Amy Dunn Hotard, Marcelle P. Mouledoux, & Stephannie M. England, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/05/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
HUEY ANTILL, JR. VERSUS STATE FARM MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, JOHN HALDER, AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY C/W JAY PERRY ROHRBACKER AND SPOUSE, SHAWN ROHRBACKER VERSUS JOHN HALDER & STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY
20-CA-150
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 777-221
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Patrick R. Follette & Matthew A. Sherman, for Plaintiff-Appellant John E. Unsworth, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/06/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JUDITH PRINCE VERSUS ROUSE'S ENTERPRISES, L.L.C. D/B/A ROUSES MARKETS
20-CA-151
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 797-245
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Blake J. Arcuri & Laura C. Rodrigue, for Plaintiff-Appellee Edward S. Rapier, Eric A. Mund, C. A. Fleming, III, Joyce S. Sallah, & Jennifer T. Hungerman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/05/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MICHAEL VOLTOLINA VERSUS CITY OF KENNER; AND KENNER MUNICIPAL FIRE & POLICE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD
20-CA-152
Ruling Judge: Honorable Kirk A. Vaughn
District Court #: 73,351
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Vercell Fiffie, for Plaintiff-Appellant Bobby J. Triche, & Michelle DeLoach Brooks & Davis R. Peltier, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/05/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ERIC LEWIS VERSUS CHARLES JULIEN AND GOAUTO INSURANCE COMPANY
20-CA-154
Ruling Judge: Honorable Kirk A. Vaughn
District Court #: 53,386
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut & Kim M. Ancona-Laborde, for Plaintiff-Appellee Dexter Johnson - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/05/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA O/B/O T. J. & T. J. MINOR CHILDREN OF TOMIKA CLOFER VERSUS DEXTER JOHNSON
20-CA-155
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 797-814
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Joseph V. DiRosa, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Adrian F. LaPeyronnie, III & David Greenberg, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/06/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MANHATTAN PLACE, L.L.C. VERSUS RITA M. BORNE CPA, LLC
20-CA-156
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 735-056
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
George B. Recile, Walter R. Woodruff, Preston L. Hayes, Barry W. Sartin, Jr. & Troy R. Keller, for Plaintiff-Appellant Matthew A. Mang, Victoria H. Fabre & Joseph M. Messina, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/06/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
KIM D. SIMON VERSUS AUTOMOBILE CLUB INTER-INSURANCE EXCHANGE, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, AND SHANNON D. SINGLETON
20-CA-162
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 786-433
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas G. Delsa, for Plaintiff-Appellant Joel A. Levy, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/06/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GEORGETTE RODRIGUEZ VERSUS CITY OF WESTWEGO BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS AND THE CITY OF WESTWEGO
20-CA-168
Ruling Judge: Honorable Timothy S. Marcel
District Court #: 12,601
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Martha J. Maher, for Plaintiff-Appellant Robert L. Raymond, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/06/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUCCESSION OF VICTOR EDWARD ROBINSON BRADLEY, JR. A/K/A VICTOR E. BRADLEY, JR. A/K/A VIC BRADLEY, JR.
20-CA-189
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 729-339
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Pedro F. Galeas, for Plaintiff-Appellant Elsbet C. Smith, Patrick K. Reso, & John D. Miranda, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/06/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
HACIENDA HOLDING COMPANY, L.L.C., RAMON RAMOS, MARY ANN BENOIT RAMOS, HACIENDA CONSTRUCTION, INC., AND HACIENDA BUILDERS, INC. VERSUS HOME BANK
20-CA-204
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 800-802
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Michael E. Botnick, J. Douglas Rhorer, R. Ethan Zubic, Micah C. Zeno, Kristina M. Lagasse, Fred L. Herman, Matthew A. Sherman, and Meredith E. Chehardy, for Plaintiff-Appellant Dan B. Zimmerman and Mary E. Roy, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/06/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MARCO OUTDOOR ADVERTISING, INC. VERSUS KFK GROUP, INC. AND PELICAN OUTDOOR ADVERTISING, INC.
20-CA-209
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 772-929
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Michael C. Ginart, Jr., Joyce D. Young, Nicholas Cusimano, & John C. Ginart, for Plaintiff-Appellant James R. Nieset, Jr. & Jessica V. Hidalgo, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/05/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BRIAN D. GIGLIO VERSUS ANPAC LOUISIANA INSURANCE COMPANY AS THE UNINSURED/UNDERINSURED CARRIER OF BRIAN D. GIGLIO
20-CA-211
Ruling Judge: Honorable Robert J. Burns, Judge Pro Tempore
District Court #: 800-542
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hector Alonso & Maria D. Alonso - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellant Sarah J. L. Christakis, Conrad Meyer, & Charles O. Taylor, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/06/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
HECTOR L. ALONSO HUSBAND AND MARIA D. ALONSO VERSUS ADMINISTRATION PATIENT'S COMPENSATION FUND, SHEHAB A. EBRAHIM, M.D., ANNE PANAGGIO MCCUNVILLE, M.D., TULANE LAKESIDE HOSPITAL ET. AL D/B/A UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM LC, TULANE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND CLINIC

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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