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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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Cheryl Q. Landrieu
Clerk of Court
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
P.O. Box 489
Gretna, LA 70054
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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T he mission of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal is to provide meaningful access to all who seek review under this Court's appellate and supervisory jurisdiction granted by the Louisiana Constitution, while protecting and promoting the rule of law, preserving the public trust, and using public resources efficiently.

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Latest Published Opinions

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

3 record(s) returned.  
Case # PDF Case Title
18-CA-160
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 728-857
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: None Available
Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Appeal Dismissed' on 11/14/2018
CARLOS RUSSELL AND DESHANNON RUSSELL VERSUS MICHAEL G. JONES, RILEY & CARROLL PROPERTIES, INC. AND STATE NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, INC.
18-CA-237
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 722-504
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 10/11/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed' on 11/14/2018
TRACY VINCE AND JOANN VINCE ON BEHALF OF SOUTHLAND EXPRESS, LLC VERSUS METRO REDISCOUNT COMPANY, INC., BRIAN BRENNAN AND FRANK J. ADOLF
18-KP-353
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 17-4616
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: None Available
Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Conviction Affirmed' on 11/14/2018
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TIMOTHY R. FARBER

Latest Docket

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

32 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
17-KA-372
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 15-2842
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Letty Di Giulio, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS WILLARD ANTHONY
18-CA-31
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 766-067
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ron A. Austin, Catherine H. Hilton & Lillian A. Williams, for Plaintiff-Appellant Pablo Gonzalez, Jennifer R. Kretschmann & Katie W. Myers, for Defendant-Appellee Sean P. Mount, Anne E. Medo & Bryce M. Addison, for Defendant-Appellee Douglas K. Williams, Druit G. Gremillion & Alexandra E. Vozzella, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/28/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CARLOS RUSSELL AND DESHANNON RUSSELL VERSUS SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY, STATE NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, GULF SOUTH INSURANCE AGENCY, LLC, MELANIE BOUDREAUX MICHAEL, AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY
18-KA-70
Ruling Judge: John J. Molaison, Jr.
District Court #: 16-654
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Mary Constance Hanes, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS COREY FLAG AKA CO
18-CA-241
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 679-270 C/W 735-454
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Galen M. Hair, Brad P. Scott, Ashley U. Schmidt, O. Genevieve Leslie & Christopher Meeks, for Plaintiff-Appellant Roberto A. Contreras, & Jeffrey A. Jones, for Plaintiff-Appellee Thomas M. Beh, & Susan J. Burkenstock, for Defendant-Appellee Bruce H. Lizana, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUCCESSION OF RAYMOND E. THEOBALD C/W IN RE: THE MATTER OF RAYMOND E. THEOBALD
18-CA-242
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 679-270
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: THE MATTER OF RAYMOND E. THEOBALD
18-CA-245
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 778-739
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
James F. Willeford & Reagan L. Toledano, for Plaintiff-Appellant Timothy Thriffiley, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
HELEN LOPEZ LANGUIRAND AND L. LOPEZ'S SONS, INC. VERSUS JOHN MAGRUDER LOPEZ, SHAWN L. LOPEZ AND JOHN MICHAEL LOPEZ
18-CA-257
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 17-4737
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Anthony J. Milazzo, Jr. & Charles V. Giordano, for Plaintiff-Appellant Wade A. Langlois, III & Brittany A. Cooper, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JAMES M. SONIAT VERSUS CROWN BUICK & RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES
18-CA-263
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 753-023
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Tonya S. Johnson, for Plaintiff-Appellant Christy M. Howley & M. Elizabeth Bowman, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CHARLES HENRY JACKSON VERSUS SIMONA D. MORTON
18-CA-274
Ruling Judge: Honorable Emile R. St. Pierre
District Court #: 83,927
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Pamela C. Spees & William P. Quigley, for Plaintiff-Appellant Wiley J. Beevers, Shayna Beevers Morvant & Steven M. Mauterer, for Defendant-Appellee Maurice E. Bostick, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
THE CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS VERSUS ST. CHARLES PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND GREG CHAMPAGNE, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SHERIFF OF ST. CHARLES PARISH AND CUSTODIAN OF RECORDS
18-CA-275
Ruling Judge: John J. Molaison, Jr.
District Court #: 768-850
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Linda Gonzales, for Plaintiff-Appellant Adam P. Massey & Matthew D. Fraser, for Defendant-Appellee Ronald Chambers - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JARED GUIDRY AND LEIGHA WOODS VERSUS STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND RONALD CHAMBERS
18-CA-281
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 759-730
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Sherry A. King, for Plaintiff-Appellant P. M. Donovan, & James L. Donovan, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
KAILEY KING VERSUS NATIONAL GENERAL ASSURANCE COMPANY, ITS INSURED, ROBERT MONGRUE, RONALD HATCHER, HIS EMPLOYER, BON TEMPS LIMO, LLC, AND THEIR INSURER, NATIONAL LIABILITY & FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
18-CA-285
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 725-869
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ron A. Austin & Jevan S. Fleming, for Plaintiff-Appellant Lawrence B. Frieman & Bradley P. Naccari, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LUIS AQUINO AND DOMINGA CABRERA ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, RAYSEL AQUINO VERSUS EVELYN WALKER, WEST QUALITY FOOD SERVICE, INC. D/B/A KFC, INC. AND COMPANION PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY
18-KA-296
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 13-6158
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Holli A. Herrle-Castillo, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS SAMUEL COOKS
18-CA-297
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 769-565
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Douglas R. Kraus & Lisa Brener, for Plaintiff-Appellant Geralyn P. Garvey, for Curator Appellee Michael D. Smith, Jr., for Curator Appellee Stephen D. Marx, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GINA MCCLAIN VERSUS NMP, LLC AND JESSICA HAGGARD
18-CA-309
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 17-5301
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Joseph G. Albe, for Plaintiff-Appellant Brad J. Gegenheimer & Olden C. Toups, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
EDWARD R. SCOTT, JR. VERSUS JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND YORK RISK SERVICES
18-CA-330
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 67,565
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Franklin G. Shaw, Walter J. Leger, Jr. ,Walter J. Leger, III, & Brigid E. Collins, for Plaintiff-Appellant Michael P. Corry, Sr., for Defendant-Appellee Charles V. Giordano, Michael E. Escudier, Jennifer S. Edwards, Jairo F. Sanchez & Diana Duffy Willem, for Defendant-Appellee Bryan J. Haydel, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee Joseph M. Bruno, Sr. & Daniel A. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GEOVERA SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, AS SUBROGEE OF JUSTIN AND COURTNEY JOHNSON VERSUS ROSA HERNANDEZ
18-CA-343
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 668-201
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Christopher J. Davidson, & John A. E. Davidson, for Plaintiff-Appellee Michelle E. Scott-Bennett, for Defendant-Appellant Joseph Farley Dumas, Jr. - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
NEW ERA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION VERSUS SONIYA DUMAS ROBERT IN HER CAPACITY AS ADMINISTRATRIX OF THESUCCESSION OF JOSEPH FARLEY DUMAS, SR.
18-KA-344
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 15-3263
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ROYAL STEVENS
18-CA-347
Ruling Judge: Honorable Madeline Jasmine
District Court #: 65,349
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Joseph B. Landry & Joseph B. Landry, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Gregory E. Bodin, Robert L. Blankenship, for Defendant-Appellee-2nd Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
AMMAR INVESTMENTS, LLC D/B/A ZEGAR, INC. AND D/B/A FOUAD & FARIS, INC. VERSUS CERTAIN UNDERWRITERS OF LLOYD'S, LONDON
18-CA-349
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 745-335
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Olden C. Toups, Jr. & Michael G. Fanning, for Plaintiff-Appellee Scott L. Sternberg, Michael S. Finkelstein & Joseph R. Marriott, for Defendant-Appellant Guice A. Giambrone, III, & Richard E. Gruner, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD VERSUS TIMBRIAN LLC
18-CA-355
Ruling Judge: Honorable Emile R. St. Pierre
District Court #: 82,793
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Raul-Alejandro Ramos - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellant Ebony Wright - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RAUL-ALEJANDRO RAMOS VERSUS EBONY D. WRIGHT ALEXANDER AND FRANK "NITTI" ALEXANDER
18-CA-374
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 774-278
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Galen M. Hair, David P. Vicknair, Sarah M. Kalis, & Kassie Lee Richbourg, for Plaintiff-Appellant James A. Prather, Mark E. Seamster, & C. Bowman Fetzer, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee Elton F. Duncan, III, & Kelley A. Sevin, for Defendant-Appellee Jonathan H. Adams, & Andre' C. Gaudin, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

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.
18-CA-375
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 715-641
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Steven J. Rando, & Gerald Wasserman, for Plaintiff-Appellee Willard O. "Trey" Lape, III, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DIEUDONNE ENTERPRISES, INC. VERSUS BELAH RICHARD SLADE, DBA RICHARD SLADE CONSTRUCTION AND RICHARD SLADE, LLC
18-CA-376
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 726-822
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Danatus N. King, for Plaintiff-Appellant Brett M. Dupuy, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LATESSIA MCCLELLAN AND MARKETHY MCCLENNAN VERSUS PREMIER NISSAN L.L.C. D/B/A PREMIER NISSAN OF METAIRIE
18-KA-380
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 16-5355
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RICKEY OVERSTREET
18-KA-385
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 16-5350
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee John T. Fuller & Kevin V. Kelly, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS MATTHEW D. NELLON
18-CA-390
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 712-496
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Joseph R. McMahon, III, & Anthony S. Maska, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kathy L. Torregano, E. John Litchfield, & Michael J. Marsiglia, for Defendant-Appellant Michael G. Fanning, for Defendant-Appellant Daniel R. Martiny, & James B. Mullaly, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
WILLIAM MELLOR, ET AL VERSUS THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON
18-KA-409
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 17-3336
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KENDALL E. TURNER
18-KA-413
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 17-1037
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS COREY WOODS
18-CA-414
Ruling Judge: Honorable Alvin Turner, Jr.
District Court #: 38,163
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Lisa W. Jordan & Elizabeth L. deCalderon, for Plaintiff-Appellee Hon. Jeffrey M. Landry, Ryan M. Seidemann, Elizabeth Baker Murrill, Wilbur L. Stiles, III, Michelle M. White & Harry J. Vorhoff, for Defendant-Appellant James C. Percy, Marjorie A. McKeithen & Nicole M. Duarte, for Defendant-Appellee-2nd Appellant C. Tristan Danley, Student Attorney (with Plaintiff-Appellee)
Court Hearing: 11/28/2018 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PASTOR HARRY JOSEPH, SR., GENEVIEVE BUTLER, HUMANITARIAN ENTERPRISE OF LOVING PEOPLE, GULF RESTORATION NETWORK, ATCHAFALAYA BASINKEEPER, AND BOLD LOUISIANA VERSUS SECRETARY, LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
18-CA-465
Ruling Judge: Hon. Barron C. Burmaster
District Court #: 16-CC-62
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Elizabeth G. Lincoln, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jody J. Fortunato, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kathleen Legendre, for Minor-Appellee Lisa P. Harrell, for Parents-Appellee Jennifer G. Womble, for Parents-Appellee Kristine K. Sims & Frances M. Olivier, for Defendant-Appellee John B. Donnes, III & Lawrence L. Lagarde, Jr., for Intervenor-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/14/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF G. H.
18-CA-582
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 773-311
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Edward A. Ready, for Plaintiff-Appellee Pat M. Franz & Michael Baham, for Defendant-Appellant Cheryl P. Buchert, for Minor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/28/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CHRIS GRAVER & VANESSA GRAVER VERSUS OLIVIA G. LEACH
25 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
18-CA-169
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 753-933
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Patrick H. Patrick & Stephen E. Mattesky, for Appellee Jacob Kansas, for Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION & EQUIPMENT, L.L.C. AND MICHELLE HEBERT VERSUS RATHBORNE PROPERTIES, L.L.C. C/W RATHBORNE PROPERTIES, L.L.C. VERSUS GLOBAL SOLUTION ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.
18-CA-170
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 753-933 C/W 754-298
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RATHBORNE PROPERTIES, L.L.C. VERSUS GLOBAL SOLUTION ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.
18-KA-212
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 16-4005
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Mary Constance Hanes, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS BOBBY L. JAMES
18-KA-294
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 13-2330
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kevin V. Boshea, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KEVIN JOHNSON
18-CA-320
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 739-281
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jack A. Ricci, Brian G. LeBon, Jr., Michael S. Ricci & Jonathan L. Schultis, for Plaintiff-Appellant Steven J. Lane, John S. Creevy, Alexandra E. Faia & Christopher T. Grace, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee Robert C. Lowe & Suzette M. Smith, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
TODD M. VILLARRUBIA VERSUS HEATHER G. VILLARRUBIA
18-KA-326
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 17-288
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RONALD M. MITCHELL
18-CA-348
Ruling Judge: Hon. E. Jeffrey Perilloux
District Court #: 66,434
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Daniel J. Mackel, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant John W. Martinez, for Defendant-Appellee-2nd Appellant W. Bartlett Ary, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ZACHARY D. RELAN VERSUS THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS AND LINDSAY L. PANTALEO
18-CA-391
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 761-783
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Gilbert R. Buras, Jr., for Defendant-Appellant L. Etienne Balart, Michael C. Drew, Remy J. Donnelly, Lauren C. Mastio, William Peter Connick, & Michael S. Futrell, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
WOOD MATERIALS LLC, WOOD RESOURCES LLC VERSUS CITY OF HARAHAN
18-KA-392
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 98-6122
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JOHN ESTEEN, III
18-CA-395
Ruling Judge: Hon. Jason Verdigets
District Court #: 38,145
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Charles R. Jones, for Defendant-Appellant Vercell F. Fiffie, for Defendant-Appellant Cody M. Martin, for Plaintiff-Appellee Martin Reulet - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee Patricia Bellanger - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee Harley R. Becnel - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee Christopher Oubre - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee Darlene Schexnayder - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee Dwayne Schexnayder - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee Ella Narcisse - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
THE PARISH OF ST. JAMES AND THE ST. JAMES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD VERSUS PATRICIA BELLANGER, ET AL.
18-KA-397
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 16-172
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CARLOS ALBERTO MONTERO, SR.
18-CA-404
Ruling Judge: Hon. Jessie M. LeBlanc
District Court #: 37,296 C/W 37,319
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Donald J. Cazayoux, Jr. & J. Lane Ewing, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Brad R. Matthews, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bryan D. Scofield & James T. Rivera, for Defendant-Appellee Michael D. Peytavin, for Defendant-Appellee Jason R. Cashio, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RICHARD PALMER VERSUS UV INSURANCE RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC., UV LOGISTICS, LLC, AND MICHAEL LEWIS SMITH C/W JEANNIE BREAUX VERSUS UV INSURANCE RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC., UV LOGISTICS, LLC, AND MICHAEL LEWIS SMITH
18-CA-405
Ruling Judge: Hon. Jessie M. LeBlanc
District Court #: 37,319 C/W 37,296
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JEANNIE BREAUX VERSUS UV INSURANCE RISK RETENTION GROUP, INC., UV LOGISTICS, LLC, AND MICHAEL LEWIS SMITH
18-CA-430
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 739-281
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Brian G. LeBon, Jr., Michael S. Ricci, Jonathan L. Schultis, & Anthony J. Livaccari, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellee Robert C. Lowe, & Suzette M. Smith, for Plaintiff-Appellant Steven J. Lane, John S. Creevy, Alexandra E. Faia, & Christopher T. Grace, Jr. for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
TODD M. VILLARRUBIA VERSUS HEATHER G. VILLARRUBIA
18-CA-431
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 779-517
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Roland A. Ditta, for Plaintiff-Appellant Daniel E. Broussard, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
THOMAS G. WILKINSON VERSUS KAREN PARKER
18-CA-432
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 759-750
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
John A. Venezia & Julie O'Shesky, for Plaintiff-Appellant David K. Theard & Joseph F. Lavigne, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ALL AMERICAN HEALTHCARE, L.L.C. AND NELSON J. CURTIS, III, D.C. VERSUS BENJAMIN DICHIARA, D.C.
18-CA-435
Ruling Judge: Hon. Shannon Bruno Bishop
District Court #: 15,5613
Lower Court: Office of Workers' Compensation, District 7
Attorney(s):
Cristian P. Silva & William R. Penton, III, for Plaintiff-Appellant J. Douglas Sunseri & Richard J. Wolff, for Defendant-Appellee Stephanie L. Cheralla, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JUAN CAMPOS VERSUS UNLIMITED MASTER CONTRACTORS, LLC
18-CA-442
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 767-037
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ross A. Ledet, & Richard B. Ehret, for Plaintiff-Appellant Michael S. Blackwell, & Norman A. Mott, III, for Defendant-Appellee Michael E. Ponder, for Other
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
B & P RESTAURANT GROUP, LLC, ET AL VERSUS DELTA ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, LLC, ET AL
18-CA-444
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 779-824
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Frank A. Silvestri & Damien M. Savoie, for Plaintiff-Appellant Alexandra G. Roselli & Don S. McKinney, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL OF GERARD LINDQUIST
18-CA-446
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 754-678
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
William R. Mustian, III, for Plaintiff-Appellant Sandra K. Cosby, for Defendant-Appellee James A. Stapp, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
NORMAN BONCK VERSUS STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND LINDA M. CROCKEM
18-CA-447
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 749-298
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jack E. Morris & Richard C. Trahant, for Plaintiff-Appellant Jacob K. Best, Guice A. Giambrone, III, Mark E. Seamster & James A. Prather, for Defendant-Appellee-2nd Appellant Kathleen P. Rice, Patrick J. McShane & Danica B. Denny, for Defendant-Appellee Tara E. Clement & Jameson M. Taylor, for Defendant-Appellee-2nd Appellant Glen E. Mercer & Kourtney T. French, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SHANE SALATHE VERSUS THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF SEWERAGE
18-KA-469
Ruling Judge: John J. Molaison, Jr.
District Court #: 16-4298
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS HENRY L. MARK
18-CA-474
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 719-934
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Michael R. Allweiss, Marynell L. Piglia & Alicia M. Bendana, for Plaintiff-Appellant Isaac H. Ryan & Kermit L. Roux, III, for Defendant-Appellee David R. Frohn & Helen M. Buckley, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
FRANCESCA M. LAPUYADE VERSUS RAWBAR, INC. D/B/A ACME OYSTER HOUSE
18-CA-477
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 633-873
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Michael L. Fantaci, Patricia S. LeBlanc & Deborah A. Villio & Mark C. Landry, for Plaintiff-Appellee Joseph R. Ward, Jr. & W. J. LeBlanc, Jr., for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/04/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
FIRST BANK AND TRUST VERSUS WARREN G. TREME
18-KA-517
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 15-6469
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/05/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RONALD J. BOWMAN

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.

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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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