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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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2 record(s) returned.  
Case # PDF Case Title
21-CA-40
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 788-793
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 09/08/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 10/20/2021
DEMARCUS MOSS VERSUS HAROLD M. STOKES, MD, PONTCHARTRIAN ORTHOPEDICS & SPORTS MEDICINE, AND EAST JEFFERSON AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER
21-CA-67
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 745-335
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 09/08/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 10/20/2021
JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD VERSUS TIMBRIAN, LLC

Latest Docket

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19 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
20-KA-95
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 15,508
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut & Henri P. Dufresne, for Plaintiff-Appellee Honorable Jeffrey M. Landry & Grant L. Willis, for Plaintiff-Appellee C. Gary Wainwright, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/13/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JUAN ALEXANDER
20-KA-302
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 17-2493
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Mary Constance Hanes, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/13/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS IRWIN GOMEZ-COLON
20-CA-378
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 657-982
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terrence J. Lestelle, Andrea S. Lestelle, Richard M. Morgain, Evan P. Lestelle & Randy J. Ungar, for Plaintiff-Appellant Deborah A. Villio, Michael L. Fantaci & James C. Raff, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/13/2021 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MARTA I. GARCIA AND LESTER A. MOLINA VERSUS CITY OF KENNER, KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT AND RONALD BERTUCCI
20-KA-381
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 18-2516
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Lieu T. Vo Clark, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/13/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JARED DIAZ
20-KA-429
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 16,386
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Bridget A. Dinvaut, & Christopher Cortez for Plaintiff-Appellee Samuel H. Winston, & Kara A. Larson, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/13/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RICHARD STARKS, JR.
20-CA-452
Ruling Judge: Jefferson Parish Personnel Board
District Court #: 19-11
Lower Court: Jeff Parish Personnel Board
Attorney(s):
Dale E. Williams, for Plaintiff-Appellant Crystal M. Heine, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 02:30 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SEAN DAVID DUCKETT, SR. VERSUS JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS - STREETS
21-KA-25
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 14-2923
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DARWIN L. BETHUNE AKA "TRENT"
21-KA-41
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 95-2328
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/13/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS GLEN STYLES
21-C-48
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 762-162
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUSAN POLLARD VERSUS 21ST CENTURY INSURANCE COMPANY A/K/A FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP AND ROY CEFALU
21-CA-65
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 762-162
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Kelly S. Rizzo, John W. Redmann, Edward L. Moreno, Travis J. Causey, Jr., Jonathan E. Ley, & Christian A. Galleguillos, for Plaintiff-Appellant/Relator Michelle Mayne Davis, Jack E. Truitt, Lou Anne Milliman, Nancy N. Butcher, Lauren A. Duncan & Angelina Valuri, for Defendant-Appellee/Respondent Daniel R. Atkinson, Jr., Julie E. Vaicius, Philip G. Smith, Erin O. Braud, & Thomas H. Barnett, for Defendant-Appellee/Respondent
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUSAN D. POLLARD VERSUS 21ST CENTURY CENTENNIAL INSURANCE COMPANY A/K/A FARMER'S INSURANCE GROUP AND ROY A. CEFALU C/W SUSAN POLLARD VERSUS 21ST CENTURY INSURANCE COMPANY A/K/A FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP AND ROY CEFALU
21-CA-83
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 778-509
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jonathan C. Pedersen & D. Douglas Howard, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Gino R. Forte & Wade A. Langlois, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
AYSE S. MANN VERSUS LOUISIANA-1 GAMING, A LOUISIANA PARTNERSHIP IN COMMENDAM D/B/A BOOMTOWN CASINO NEW ORLEANS AND JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF WATER
21-CA-117
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 784-348
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Robert J. Caluda, for Plaintiff-Appellee-2nd Appellant Christopher P. Lawler, for Defendant-Appellant Gordon P. Guthrie, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DAVID CRAWFORD VERSUS ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY
21-CA-131
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 801-807
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
William K. Wright, IV, Philip A. Franco, Courtney C. Miller, & Jeffrey E. Richardson, for Plaintifff-Appellant Timothy S. Madden, J. Grant Coleman, Robert J. Burvant, W. Spencer King, & Henry A. King, for Plaintiff-Appellee Walter R. Woodruff, Jr., Fred L. Herman, David R. Sherman, Matthew A. Sherman, Jacob D. Young, & Meredith E. Chehardy, for Plaintiff-Appellee Christian N. Weiler, & Reese F. Williamson, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/13/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUCCESSION OF RAYMOND JOHN BRANDT
21-CA-132
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 790-815
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Drew M. Talbot, Alexandria E. Seay, & John W. Crongeyer - for Plaintiff-Appellant Edward D. Wegmann, Marjorie A. McKeithen, Matthew A. Mantle, Allison B. Kingsmill, William M. Backstrom, & James C. Percy - for Defendant-Appellee Winstol D. Carter, & Elizabeth B. Herrington - for Defendant-Appellee Kelly E. Ransom - for Defendant-Appellee Anne Marie Seibel & Tiffany Degruy - for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/13/2021 at 02:30 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JOSEPH P. LOPINTO, III, SHERIFF AND EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR FOR THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON VERSUS EXPEDIA, INC. (WA), ET AL.
21-CA-133
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 801-707
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jim S. Hall, Matthew B. Moreland, & Jennifer L. Crose, for Plaintiff-Appellant Carolan D. Luning, Guice A. Giambrone, III, & Craig R. Watson, for Defendant-Appellee David F. Bienvenu & Joshua D. Ecuyer, for Defendant-Appellee Robert J. David, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
625 LABARRE ROAD, LLC AND JIM HALL VERSUS PARISH OF JEFFERSON, AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, SAFETY NATIONAL CASUALTY CORPORATION
21-CA-134
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 808-762
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Joseph R. McMahon, III, for Defendant-Appellant Michael G. Calogero, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BENA LANZA TOZEL AND CHRISTENA CARLEEN TOZEL VERSUS JODY ANN SPENCER JORDAN TOZEL
21-CA-150
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 761-838 C/W 797-938
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
W. J. LeBlanc, Jr. & Leslie A. Bonin, for Appellee Don C. Gardner, Albert J. Gardner, III, Cynthia A. De Luca, & Marynell L. Piglia, for Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
AMANDA COUSIN VERSUS MICHAEL COUSIN C/W MICHAEL COUSIN VERSUS AMANDA COUSIN
21-KA-255
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 16-7108
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellant Dane S. Ciolino & Clare S. Roubion, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/14/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RONALD GASSER
21-CA-550
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 806-546
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Stephen M. Petit, Jr., Scott L. Sternberg, M. Suzanne Montero, & Graham H. Williams, for Plaintiff-Appellant Joyce S. Sallah, Leigh H. Roussel, Edward S. Rapier, Eric A. Mund, C. A. Fleming, III, & Jennifer T. Hungerman, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/27/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
TRACI FERNANDEZ VERSUS CITY OF KENNER, TOM WILMOTT, KRISTI KATSANIS MCKINNEY, GREGORY CARROL, MICHAEL SIGUR, GLENN HAYES, GEORGE BRANNIGAN, AND BRIAN BRENNAN
17 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
21-CA-80
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 757-924
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Donald W. Bordelon - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellant Herschel C. Adcock, Jr., Corey J. Giroir, Ronnie J. Berthelot, & Harold Cradic III, for Plaintiff-Appellee Christopher D. Meyer, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jeffrey D. Martiny, for Curator Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/03/2021 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL LOUISIANA, INC. VERSUS ZOIE BREAUX BORDELON A/K/A ZOIE B, BORDELON A/K/A ZOIE BORDELON, ERNEST BORDELON, JR., DONALD W. BORDELON A/K/A DONALD BORDELON AND GERALDINE A. BORDELON A/K/A GERALDINE BORDELON
21-KA-143
Ruling Judge: Hon. Jason Verdigets
District Court #: 79,19
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Ricky L. Babin, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/03/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ROJAE DUMAS
21-CA-149
Ruling Judge: Honorable John J. Lee, Jr.
District Court #: 155-981
Lower Court: First Parish Court
Attorney(s):
Jill A. Gautreaux and David J. Halpern, for Defendant-Appellant Robert W. Drouant, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/03/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JOSEPH J. BAZILE, JR. AND BARBARA B. MIRE VERSUS CHARLES E. ZETZMANN AND ANNE ZETZMANN
21-KA-156
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 18-3136
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jermaine Harris, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/04/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS FREDDIE B. GATSON
21-KA-157
Ruling Judge: Honorable Frank A. Brindisi
District Court #: 18-4053
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jermaine Harris, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/04/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS FREDDIE B. GATSON
21-CA-160
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 806-068
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
William R. Penton, III and Cristian P. Silva, for Plaintiff-Appellant Jahida L. Lewis-Crawford, Charles Ayles, Kendra Harris, for Intervenor-Appellee John J. Rabalais, Chad N. Evans, Joseph M. Mouton, II, Loan H. Do, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/03/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STEPHANIE QUINTANILLA VERSUS ERIC WITAKER; CARLO DITTA, INC.; AND ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY
21-CA-165
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 11-3822
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Charles R. Davoli, for Plaintiff-Appellant Joseph B. Guilbeau, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/04/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BRIAN CASKEY VERSUS INTRALOX, INC. AND TRAVELERS
21-KA-166
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 19-4422
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., & Matthew R. Clauss, for Plaintiff-Appellee A. Bruce Netterville, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/03/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CANDIDO BELTRAN ABREGO
21-CA-179
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 774-278
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Trent J. Moss & Galen M. Hair, for Plaintiff-Appellant James W. Adair, James A. Prather & C. Bowman Fetzer, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee Elton F. Duncan, III & Kelley A. Sevin, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/03/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DAVID DEFELICE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR SON, PASCAL HONDROULIS AND KATIE HONDROULIS VERSUS FEDERATED NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ENVIRO-CLEAN SERVICES, INC., AND KNIGHT BUILDING INSPECTION SERVICES, L.L.C.
21-CA-188
Ruling Judge: Honorable R. Christopher Cox, III
District Court #: 814-440
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Joshua D. Roy, Roy H. Maughan, Jr., and Namisha D. Patel, for Plaintiff-Appellant Michael A. Thomas, for Intervenor-Appellee Keith J. Bergeron, and Terrence L. Brennan, for Intervenor-Appellee W. Reed Smith, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/04/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
H & O INVESTMENTS, LLC VERSUS PARISH OF JEFFERSON, THROUGH ITS PARISH PRESIDENT CYNTHIA LEE SHENG
21-CA-189
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 800-377
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Laura L. Catlett & Jessica M. Vasquez, for Plaintiff-Appellant Bernard A. Dupuy, David I. Courcelle, & Scott C. Stansbury, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/03/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MELANIE KING, DANIELLE DAVIS, AND BRITTANY FOX VERSUS BLUE HAVEN POOLS OF LOUISIANA INC. AND ROBERT NAMER
21-CA-191
Ruling Judge: Jefferson Parish Personnel Board
District Court #: 21-4
Lower Court: Jeff Parish Personnel Board
Attorney(s):
Jessica M. Vasquez, for Plaintiff-Appellant Crystal M. Heine, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/04/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
HECTOR MAES VERSUS JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL BOARD
21-CA-198
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 806-264
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ravi Sangisetty and William D. Boyles, for Plaintiff-Appellant Carl E. Hellmers, III, Stephanie D. O'Brien and D. Burke Stough, for Defendant-Appellee Michael C. Luquet, Peter J. Butler, Jr., and Richard G. Passler, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee L. David Adams, C. William Bradley, Jr., and Richard S. Crisler, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/04/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL CLAIM OF: ASHLEY BABIN
21-KA-257
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 05-5262
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Richard J. Bourke & Christine M. Lehmann, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/03/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ISAIAH DOYLE
21-CA-338
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 772-729
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
M. Molly Mackenzie, for Plaintiff-Appellant Eugene P. Redmann, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/04/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IRRAEL GARCIA VERSUS JAIDY HERNANDEZ
21-KA-528
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald L. Foret
District Court #: 15-4816
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/03/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS PERCY J. PRESTENBACH
21-KA-529
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 18-3634
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/04/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CHAD MCAVOY
6 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
14-CA-339
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 708-164
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Robert S. Reich, Lawrence R. Plunkett, Jr., & John C. Box, for Plaintiff-Appellee Martin L. Morgan, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/02/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
REICH, ALBUM & PLUNKETT, L.L.C. VERSUS GASTON MUGNIER & COASTAL DEVELOPMENT GROUP, L.L.C.
21-CA-203
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 783-096
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Christian A. Galleguillos, John W. Redmann, Edward L. Moreno, Travis J. Causey, Jr., & Kelly S. Rizzo, for Plaintiff-Appellant Mark E. Young & Meredith R. Durham, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/02/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
FRED TUCKERSON VERSUS AMTRUST INSURANCE COMPANY AND AVONDALE CONTAINER YARD, L.L.C.
21-CA-212
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 802-741
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Phillip A. Wittmann & Brooke C. Tigchelaar, for Plaintiff-Appellant Taylor M. Norton - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee David M. Prados, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/01/2021 at 10:30 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
KRISTIN USNER NORTON VERSUS TAYLOR MONTGOMERY NORTON
21-CA-228
Ruling Judge: Hon. Diane R. Lundeen
District Court #: 20-1836
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
John B. Fox, for Plaintiff-Appellant Alan J. Yacoubian and Denise M. Ledet, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/01/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JOSE MENDEZ VERSUS TRANSIT MANAGEMENT OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA, INC.
21-CA-237
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 729-195 C/W 737-093
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Gwyneth A. O'Neill, Thomas M. McEachin, Kyle Schonekas, & Raymond B. Landry, for Plaintiff-Appellant Andrea M. Jeanmarie, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/01/2021 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ROUBION SHORING COMPANY, LLC AND ROUBION CONSTRUCTION CO., LLC VERSUS CRESCENT SHORING, L.L.C., CHRISTOPHER LYTLE, ALAN J. TUCKER & THOMAS H. O'NEIL C/W ROUBION CONSTRUCTION CO., LLC VERSUS CATINA CURTIS AND MARVIN CURTIS, MICHELET PAUL AND OLGATH AUGUSTIN PAUL, TRENA M. LAFRANCE, YVETTE HOPKINS AND CORNELIUS HURST, SABRINA MORRISON AND JAMES L. POLLARD, CONNIE WALKER AND GREGORY FRANCIS WILSON, SR., JOYCE LEGAUX AND GERALD WILLARD STANFORD, LATOYA HILLS AND SHANE LAGARDE, SR., AND ROLAND RODNEY
21-CA-508
Ruling Judge: Honorable Alvin Turner, Jr.
District Court #: 38,901
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Shamell Mary Lavigne - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellee Ebony L. Cavalier, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/01/2021 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SHAMELL MARY LAVIGNE VERSUS TYRELL MATTHEW BRAUD

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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Language Access

The Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal is committed to providing persons of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) with meaningful access to the court. Our Language Access Coordinator is:

Curtis B. Pursell
Clerk of Court
Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
101 Derbigny Street, Gretna, LA 70053


If you need interpretive services or want more information about our language access services, please contact the Clerk’s Office at (504)376-1400 or clerksoffice@fifthcircuit.org.

Additional information may be obtained from the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Office of Language Access, available here.

If you have a complaint regarding language access, please click here.

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