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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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Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
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Gretna, LA 70054
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Latest Published Opinions

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

3 record(s) returned.  
Case # PDF Case Title
15-KA-721
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 13-5637
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 04/05/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 05/19/2016
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DESMON STEWART
16-CA-53
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 577-750
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 05/04/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 05/19/2016
RICHARD RUBIN AND MARY RUBIN VERSUS THE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, PARAMOUNT REMODELING & ROOFING CORPORATION, FIRST FINANCIAL INSURANCE COMPANY, AND C & G CONSTRUCTION OF LOUISIANA, INC.
16-CA-73
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 748-945
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 05/04/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Appeal Dismissed' on 05/19/2016
MACE SCOTT ENTERPRISES, INC. AND DR. MACE SCOTT VERSUS DOUG COOK ENTERPRISES, L.L.C. AND DOUG COOK

Latest Docket

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

20 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
15-CA-796
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 732-709
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Kenneth L. Tolar, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Lindsay A. Larson, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/03/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
WILLIAM PATRICK POWER AND IONE POWER VERSUS STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY
15-CA-809
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 60,742 C/W 60,871
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Henry A. King & John A. Cangelosi, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Jerald P. Block, for Defendant-Appellant
Samuel J. Accardo, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/03/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
FRANCIS W. GUIDRY, JR. VERSUS RICHARD ALLEN SAVOIE AND RIVER PARISH CONTRACTORS, INC. C/W RICHARD ALLAN SAVOIE VERSUS FRANCIS GUIDRY, JR. AND RIVER PARISH CONTRACTORS, INC.
15-CA-810
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 60,871 C/W 60,742
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 05/03/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RICHARD ALLAN SAVOIE VERSUS FRANCIS GUIDRY, JR. AND RIVER PARISH CONTRACTORS, INC.
15-CA-813
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 11-10413
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Charlsey J. Wolff, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Wade A. Langlois, III, for Defendant-Appellee-2nd Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/03/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BLAINE WOLFE VERSUS COX COMMUNICATIONS
16-CA-5
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 715-431
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
R. Glenn Cater & John E. Sudderth, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Kevin J. LaVie, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/03/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
E. WARD SUDDERTH, M.D. AND G & S, INC. VERSUS MARINER ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC., RICHARD MUTH, JOEY P. MUTH, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PRESIDENT OF MARINER ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC., METAL CRAFT, INC., SEA-FIRE MARINE, A DIVISION OF METAL CRAFT, INC., SEA-FIRE MARINE, TROJAN BATTERY COMPANY AND GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY
16-CA-7
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 708-409
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Douglas F. Carey, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Martha J. Maher, for Defendant-Appellant
Hester R. Hilliard, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/10/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PAULA STEPHANIE FERRAND VERSUS C. VINCENT FERRAND
16-CA-38
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 748-666
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
James E. Shields, Sr., for Plaintiff-Appellant
J. William Starr, for Defendant-Appellee
Jay H. Kern, Daniel J. Caruso & Susan F. Clade, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/19/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BLANCHE JENKINS, LISA HENDERSON, MARY S. HARRIS, TROY D. BANKS, NICKI AND ANISE GARNIER, KITAMI PARKER JOHNSON, KEELA HAWKINS, ANNA VU, JUAN JONES, IKE AND LATOYA STERLING, KEVIN HILL, MARVIN AND KAREN WILLIAMS, LONG NGYUEN, CHARLES JACKSON, DESIREE J. JONES, TOYA BAPTISTE AND ELSIE JOHNSON, NGOC HUYNH, DARNELL LEE, ROCHON BARTHELEMY, TIFFANY BARNES, GEORGE WALKER, JR., ARSHAD AZIZ TAHIR, CRYSTAL FAULKNER, CAROL L. BARNES, ZACHARY WASHINGTON, EBERT JOACHIN, JONAS ESCARMENT, DEVON AND SANDRA RICHARDSON, DELTON AND JANICE BURRIS, JOSEPH WILSON, TRACY AND CARYL HATFIELD, DEXTER AND SHERLINE VARMALL, IRVIN A. JOSEPH, ERIC L. AVANT, CHARLES COLEMAN, JOSE D. VASQUEZ, SOIRILE PIERRE, RICKEY LEE, PRENTISS MARTIN, THEODORE AND RUTH SMITH, LARRY AND LANELL GUILFORD, MONICA SMALLWOOD, CLARA OCHOA, JIHAD S. KATTOUM, BELLAL A. KATTOUM, ALLISON WEBER, RALPH AND GWENDOLYN MORRIS, DERRICK HOUSTON, GERARD WALKER, TROY AND CARLETTA BROWN, PETER AND DEL MOSBY, JAMES MILAZZO, DANIEL T. BROWN, III, SHANDRA BANKS, GAYLE M. POLITE, KENNETH MENDEZ, QLLE VAN LE, AUGUST JOHNSON, III, DAVID B. COLLINS, NGHIA NGUYEN, NGHIA AND HANG NGUYEN, LIONEL AND CHARLENE SIMMS., JR., AURELIA SENTMORE, WENDI LAGASSE, ASYECHA ANDERSON, JIMMIE AND TERMEKA MCGOWANE, REYNELLE CELESTAINE, EUNICE SYLVEST, J. GUERRIER, DEBRA COLAR-HUGHES, DWIGHT AND BRENDA PAYNE, SR., TERRENCE JAMES, ULYSSES A. BARNES, BRIAN AND GAYLE STANSBURY, DONALD R. FISHER, DINH X. NGUYEN, TIFFANY NGUYEN, QUOC NGUYEN, VU XUAN NGUYEN, LOC XUAN NGUYEN, CLEAVON WILLIAMS, MONICA T. CORDIER, HOWARD AND SHARON IRVING, GREGORY AND ANITA GUY, SR., PHIL PATRICK WALKER, HUDA KHELIK, CANDY ROGERS, DAMON ADAMS, NHAN H. LUONG, NLIU PHUONG NGUYEN, MICANOR CAMILLE, ROBERT NARCISSE, KEITH AND SHANNON TARANTO, MICHAEL AND DARAH JONES, GILBERTO AND ALMA FRANCO, LISA JEFFERSON, DARRIL PROUT, JR., CONRAD WYRE, WARREN AND HENRIETTA DUPRE, JR., KEVIN AND JAMIE BARNES, TARA RANDLE, CELINE FANG, CHUEN TSANG, JAMES B N DAO, STEPHEN TRAN, JOHNNY AND DIANE WALKER, PHAT TRAN, JENNIFER LE, EDWARD AND CHRISTIE SAPP, CATHY TONI CHASE, NICOLE JEFFERSON, MOHAMMED AMIN, HERBERT WATLER, JULIUS AND MICHELLE MYERS, HONG HUYEN NGUYEN, RAEDOTHAM ABDELMGEED, THU DO, NORWOOD AND VALERIA BORNE, MARLON AND TOYA BORDELON, LAWRENCE TERREL, III, THEODIS AND BRENDA QUARLES, JOHN KEMP, DEREK MEYERS, EARL AND AMELIA DONALD, CHRISTOPHER AND JENNIFER PUGH, GARRY AND KAYE ROLLAND, EMILIO AND DAYSI CRESPO, KAREN LOCKWOOD, DAMOSTHENIS MODRIAGA, CHARLES AND PAMELA ARBUTHNOT, REGINALD ALLEN, JR., DANA THOMAS, WANDA BERGERON, RIGOBERTO AND ALBA RENDON, S. N. MURTHY, JOSHUA AND KRISTA LAWRENCE, MICHELLE BARTHOLOMEW, CORY P. SIMONEAUX, BARBARA WEARY, FITZPATRICK S. NEDD, VAN MAY LE, JEANNE BROCKS, EARL AND JESSICA ROBIN, JR., SHOLIAN FREEMAN, GARY AND SHARON POLEATE, THOMAS AND RHONA DRIGHT, CYNTHIA A. BUSH, RONALD YOST, MY LE, KENT SMITH, LUCCES SATAILLE, THAM DO, DUKE NOVICK, DINH CHU, SABRINA SMITH, JOSHUA DARENSBURG, MARIA SCHAEFER, ASHLEY KEITH, ROBERT AND JOMARIE STEWART, REGINALD AND LISA SMITH, BINH T. DIEU, DAVID AND PAMELA KINBERGER, JON L. SMITH, SHANA AND SHELVA DAVIS, TERRY GADDIS, JR., JULIE S. FIRSTLEY, NIRMILA P. MANSINGHANI, DARRELL AND SHANELLE SULLIVAN, OAI TU TRAN, JARVIS, M. JONES, TYRONE AND STEPHANIE MYLES, TUNG NGUYEN, AUGUSTAVE MOISE, JASON POPLIN, RONALD AND SONJI SKIPPER, DAVID AND DEMETRIA QUINN, RONALD AND RONDALYN BEVERLY, SAED AND DEBORAH ABUNASER, ALTON ROCHE, RAQUIA COMPASS, HANA JABBAR, COREY MITCHELL, THIET NGUYEN, MILTON AND GERMAINE CARTER, KRISTA MOORE, CHARLES AND KYALYNSEIA HARRISON, III, FELICIA WILEY, TODD AND HEATHER ROYER, JIMMI NG, ABDEL ABDEL, DAVID AND JACQUETTA WRIGHT, KIP AND TWANA SMITH, RICHARD YESNACH, JR., ROSE THONG, DARLENE IRVING, TRUONG XUAN DINH, CHANDA CAMESE, MICHAEL CUMMINGS, SHARI RODGERS, CLARENCE JACKSON, LEBARON FISHER, JOSE AND JUANA PEREZ, VINCENT NGUYEN, LINH DO, INEZ WILLIAMS, CANDIDA VERAS, WENDY JUSTO, KISHORE AND KAVITA MANSUKHANI, ADAM AND AUDREY PROUT, DONALD SIPP, TUNG PHAN, BICH NGO, TRACY COLEMAN, JANICE MICHELLE WALKER, THUY LINH LE, STEVEN AND MARY ANDRY, JONATHAN SHIRLEY, JAHMAL AND JOANN TILLMAN, CHRISTOPHER AND TRICHINA WILLIAMS, TIFFANY BARTHELEMY AND CHRISTOPHER FLETCHER, TINA JONES, ANTHONY AND KALISA SYNIGAL, KIMBERLY THAI, AND WILLIE AND CHERLYN SMITH, JR., AND KENDRICK AND TOSHIBA ALLEN, MICHAEL AND CYNTHIA WALK, HORACE AND BARBARA WASHINGTON, RIKKI PARKER, GERALYNN CORTES, CARLOS R. MUNOZ, CHRISTINE CHAMPAGNE, VERNON AND JENNIFER BUSH, WILSON JAJONTE, ANNA M. COLLINS AND TOMMIE AND STEPHANIE JONES VERSUS WILLOW INC., NATIONAL HOME INS. CO., A RISK RETENTION GROUP, ABC INS. CO. AND DEF INS. CO.
16-CA-39
Ruling Judge: Honorable Emile R. St. Pierre
District Court #: 76,825
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Lawrence N. Curtis, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Jason R. Kenney, Anthony J. Staines & Corey P. Parenton, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/19/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JEFFREY L. SOUDELIER, JR. VERSUS PBC MANAGEMENT, INC., FLORIDA MARINE TRANSPORTERS, INC. AND FLORIDA MARINE, LLC
16-CA-44
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 725-188
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Laura J. Todaro, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Lauren E. Checki & Galen M. Hair, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/03/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Dismissed' on 05/12/2016
SALIHA ISHAQ JAWAD VERSUS MAJID A. JAWAD
16-CA-45
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 686-878
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Roland A. Ditta, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Barbara Ziv & Esther L. Greenbaum, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/03/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BAMELA JEROME KOUSSANTA VERSUS TOMECA RENEE DOZIER
16-CA-47
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 727-743
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
John D. Sileo & Casey W. Moll, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Matthew A. Mang & David V. Batt, for Defendant-Appellant
Michael F. Grennan, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/03/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 05/12/2016
CINDY VAIL VERSUS SCHIRO BROTHERS SHOE STORE, INC., UNITED FIRE GROUP, TOLD, LLC D/B/A SCHOOL TIME UNIFORMS AND/OR SCHOOL APPAREL, INC. AND TRAVELERS PROPERTY CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY
16-CA-48
Ruling Judge: Honorable Mary H. Becnel
District Court #: 61,17
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Halima N. Smith, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Fred Schroeder, II, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/04/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ROMONA LEWIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR DAUGHTER MIYA KELLY AND ANDRNIKA LEWIS VERSUS SHERIFF WAYNE L. JONES, ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE, DEPUTY DAVID TURNER AND DEPUTY ARTHUR FLOT
16-CA-50
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 742-430
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Perry R. Staub, Jr., Kevin M. Wheeler & Frank P. Tranchina, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant
Julian P. Brignac, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellee
D. Douglas Howard, Jr., Wade P. Webster, Jon W. Wise & Ryan Martin, for Defendant-Appellee
Adolph A. Ajubita, Brian T. Leftwich & James A. Cobb, for Defendant-Appellee
Mark S. Embree, for Other
Court Hearing: 05/04/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUCCESSION OF RICHARD E. O'KREPKI
16-CA-51
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 749-364 C/W 742-430
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 05/04/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BRUCE A. O'KREPKI, INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE SUCCESSION OF RICHARD E. O'KREPKI VERSUS PENELOPE BRODTMANN O'KREPKI
16-CA-53
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 577-750
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
James F. Willeford, & Reagan L. Toledano, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Alicia M. Bendana, & Michael R. Allweiss, for Intervenor-Appellee
Joseph G. Glass & Kevin R. Derham, Hutson Smelley & Andrew Edison , for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/04/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 05/19/2016
RICHARD RUBIN AND MARY RUBIN VERSUS THE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, PARAMOUNT REMODELING & ROOFING CORPORATION, FIRST FINANCIAL INSURANCE COMPANY, AND C & G CONSTRUCTION OF LOUISIANA, INC.
16-CA-61
Ruling Judge: Hon. Thomas J. Kliebert, Jr.
District Court #: 35,740
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Stephen P. Bruno, for Plaintiff-Appellee
James M. Dill & John P. Guillory, for Defendant-Appellant
Philip E. Reso, J. Roslyn Lemmon & John K. Richards, for Defendant-Appellee
Lara J. Jensen & Bradley J. Luminais, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Mark E. Young & Peter M. Gahagan, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/04/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PEGGY BRAZAN AND BROOKES BRAZAN WAGUESPACK VERSUS JEROLD WASHINGTON, CHARLOTTE ALEXANDER, SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY AND WHY
16-CA-73
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 748-945
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Julie U. Quinn, Justin E. Alsterberg & James V. King, III, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Stephen O. Scandurro & Jean-Paul Layrisson, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/04/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Appeal Dismissed' on 05/19/2016
MACE SCOTT ENTERPRISES, INC. AND DR. MACE SCOTT VERSUS DOUG COOK ENTERPRISES, L.L.C. AND DOUG COOK
16-C-77
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 723-732
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Patrick G. Kehoe, Jr., for Plaintiff-Relator
Michael K. Fitzpatrick & David A. Pote, for Defendant-Respondent
Court Hearing: 05/19/2016 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ALMANETTE MEALEY VERSUS SILVIA LOPEZ AND ANPAC LOUISIANA INSURANCE COMPANY
16-C-260
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 754-267
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Dorothy Tarver, for Plaintiff-Respondant
Carl T. Conrad, for Defendant-Relator
Thomas A. Gennusa, II, for Defendant-Respondant
Court Hearing: 05/25/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PAUL F. DANIEL, JANINE DANIEL DUNN, AND RENE M. DANIEL VERSUS DR. EMERY MINNARD, DR. MARK KAPPELMAN, AND WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER
16-C-263
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 727-419
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Mark P. Glago, for Plaintiff-Respondant
Jeffery P. Brothers, Mark C. Morgan, David L. Colvin,Travis J. Causey, Jr. & Shelly Hale, for Defendant-Relator
Court Hearing: 05/25/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DARLENE SCHEXNAYDER VERSUS CITY OF GRETNA AND ONEBEACON AMERICA INSURANCE COMPANY
8 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
15-CA-730
Ruling Judge: Hon. Michael E. Kirby
District Court #: 663-944
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
H. Edward Sherman & Laurence D. Cohen, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Patricia J. Delpit, for Plaintiff-Appellee
P. M. Donovan, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 06/15/2016 at 10:30 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DAVID PILLOW VERSUS ROYMAR LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY
16-KA-16
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 15-403
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/15/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KAREEM NICHOLAS
16-CA-22
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 745-578
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Scott W. McQuaig, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Nicholas J. Lorusso, for Intervenor-Appellee
Ryan M. Castiex & W. Paul Andersson, for Defendant-Appellee
Edward S. Perez, Director - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee
Jared A. Davidson & Paula M. Wellons, for Defendant-Appellee
Curt L. Rome & Guy D. Perrier, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 06/15/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
TRACY MICHAEL PALAZOLA VERSUS IMC CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC.; COMFORT ENGINEERED SYSTEMS, INC.; CALI & LAPLACE ENGINEERS, LLC; AND LANDRY CONSTRUCTION, INC.
16-KA-74
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 14-5556
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Margaret S. Sollars, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/15/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DENEIL GIROD
16-KA-80
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 14-1201
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Margaret S. Sollars, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/15/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DAYLAN BRADSTREET
16-CA-167
Ruling Judge: Honorable Emile R. St. Pierre
District Court #: 80,90
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
H. Craig Cabral, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Christine F. Remy, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 06/15/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MICHELLE LEE LANNES ALBITAR VERSUS ZOUHAIR K. ALBITAR
16-C-220
Ruling Judge: Honorable John J. Molaison, Jr.
District Court #: 749-646
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Dennis J. Phayer, for Plaintiff-Respondant
David J. Krebs & Elliot W. Scharfenberg, for Defendant-Relator
Gary M. Zwain, Paul J. Verlander & Jade M. Wandell, for Defendant-Respondant
Kelly E. Theard, for Defendant-Respondant
Preston L. Hayes, for Defendant-Respondant
Christopher R. Teske, Robert I. Siegel & Elizabeth A. Chickering, for Defendant-Respondant
Alan J. Yacoubian & Christopher M. G'sell, for Defendant-Respondant
Elton F. Duncan, III, for Defendant-Respondant
Brett M. Bollinger, Jeffrey E. McDonald & A. Peter Englande, for Defendant-Respondant
Daniel I. Lund, III, & Imtiaz A. Siddiqui, for Defendant-Respondant
Court Hearing: 06/15/2016 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT OF JEFFERSON PARISH VERSUS MAPP CONSTRUCTION, LLC, ET AL.
16-CA-235
Ruling Judge: Hon. Andrea Price Janzen
District Court #: 14-AD-13
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Elizabeth E. Morello, for Plaintiff-Appellant
C. S. - In Proper Person, for Parent-Appellee
Michael H. Idoyaga, for Minor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 06/15/2016 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: V. H. S., APPLYING FOR INTRA-FAMILY ADOPTION
6 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
16-CA-24
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 749-232
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
J. William Becknell, II & Brian G. Meissner, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Preston L. Hayes & Matthew A. Sherman, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 07/12/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
KREBS, LASALLE, LEMIEUX CONSULTANTS, INC. VERSUS G.E.C., INC.
16-KA-43
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 12-948
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/12/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TRAVIS A. EMILIEN
16-CA-72
Ruling Judge: Honorable Mary H. Becnel
District Court #: 65,807
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
D. Michael Dendy, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Thomas J. Tucker - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/12/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CACH, LLC VERSUS THOMAS J. TUCKER
16-KA-75
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 14-2337
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Margaret S. Sollars, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/12/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JOSHUA GAUTIER
16-KA-84
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 14-3095
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/12/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RONALD K. ALEXANDER
16-CA-171
Ruling Judge: Hon. Barron C. Burmaster
District Court #: 07-NS-1169
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, Amanda L. Calogero, John D. Fitzmorris, Jr., Timothy P. O'Rourke, Lekita G. Robertson, & for Defendant-Appellee
Lila M. Samuel, & George Read Coleman, for Defendant-Appellant
Claudia P. Santoyo, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 07/12/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IN THE INTEREST OF P.B. VERSUS MICHAEL REED
6 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
16-KA-13
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 15-957
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/03/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS WAYNE E. GARDNER
16-KA-32
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 14-3337
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Margaret S. Sollars, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/03/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KERWIN WILLIAMS
16-CA-46
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 716-325
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Troy R. Keller & Walter R. Woodruff, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant
David M. Geerken, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Rachel G. Webre & Ernest P. Gieger, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
James R. Nieset, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 08/03/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
KIM D. SIMON VERSUS STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND SUE YANG
16-CA-66
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 14-6286
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Sharry I. Sandler, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Philip J. Borne, Joshua O. Hess & Robert D. Peyton, for Defendant-Appellee
Durward D. Casteel & Robyn R. Penton, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 08/03/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LEMCY CORTEZ VERSUS TRIPLE F. OIL FIELD SERVICE, LLC AND TEXAS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY
16-KA-130
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 14-5547
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Margaret S. Sollars, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/03/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RICKY C. MCGOWAN
16-CA-175
Ruling Judge: Hon. Andrea Price Janzen
District Court #: 13-NS-27
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Amanda L. Calogero, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Rudy W. Gorrell, for Defendant-Appellant
Albert A. Thibodeaux, for Parents-Appellee
Court Hearing: 08/03/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICE IN THE INTEREST OF B.L.J. VERSUS WATT JONES

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