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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
P.O. Box 489
Gretna, LA 70054
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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.**

1 record(s) returned.  
Case # PDF Case Title
19-CA-497
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 749-298
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' on 10/21/2020
SHANE SALATHE VERSUS THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF SEWERAGE

Latest Docket

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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 JUSTICE CHARLES 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: 10/14/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
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 Appellee
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
18 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
20-C-237
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 72,900
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Todd Fontenot, for Plaintiff-Respondant Tyler J. Arbour, Ashley L. Belleau & Ryan M. Tucker, for Defendant-Relator Scott Falgoust, for Defendant-Respondant
Court Hearing: 11/18/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
AOK PROPERTY INVESTMENTS, LLC VERSUS DONALD J. BOUDREAUX, JR., ET AL.
15 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
20-KA-60
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 17-1472
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, & Matthew R. Clauss, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/01/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RAFAEL ARTURO COTO CHINCHILLA
20-KA-99
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 15-3758
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, Andrea F. Long, & Matthew R. Clauss, & Laura S. Schneidau, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DARTANYA SPOTTSVILLE A/K/A LO
20-KA-137
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 18-2090
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee David F. Gremillion & Ravi G. Shah, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/02/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CHARLES R. LANE
20-KA-142
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 18-7454
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, Darren A. Allemand, Joshua K. Vanderhooft, & Rachel L. Africk, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS WAYNE NORMAN
20-KA-164
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 17-2495
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, Gail D. Schlosser, & Douglas E. Rushton, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kevin V. Boshea, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/01/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS BHAVIN P. NARAN
20-KA-182
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 14-4808
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Thomas J. Butler, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/01/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS MELVIN MILLER
20-KA-183
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 18-6210
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr., Thomas J. Butler, Anne M. Wallis, Lynn Schiffman, & Douglas W. Freese, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JANARIUS CAREY
20-CA-186
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 655-044
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Michael D. Conroy, for Plaintiff-Appellee Rebecca A. Gilson, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/02/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ANNE E. ANDERSON VERSUS WARREN JEFFERY ANDERSON
20-CA-187
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 681-242
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Matthew L. Pepper, for Plaintiff-Appellant Susan J. Santa Cruz & William T. Finn, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kenneth M. Wright, for Plaintiff-Appellee John F. Ales - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellee Harold E. Molaison, Justin E. Molaison, & Jack E. Morris, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/01/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: SUCCESSION OF GEORGE J. ACKEL, JR.
20-CA-247
Ruling Judge: Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals
District Court #: L00560
Lower Court: None Available
Attorney(s):
Jesse R. Adams, III, Andre B. Burvant, & Camanda J. Fergus, for Plaintiff-Appellant Drew M. Talbot, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/02/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
NUCOR STEEL LOUISIANA, LLC VERSUS ST. JAMES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND NESHELLE NOGESS IN HER CAPACITY AS TAX ADMINISTRATOR OF ST. JAMES PARISH TAX AGENCY
20-CA-248
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 68,721 C/W 68,825
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Jim S. Hall, Matthew B. Moreland, & Jennifer L. Crose, for Plaintiff-Appellee Honorable Jeffrey M. Landry, Dennis J. Phayer, & Gregory C. Fahrenholt, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 12/01/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JAMES WILLIAMS AND LORENG CROUCH VERSUS STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, CHARLES ALLEN AND STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS C/W CHARLES ALLEN VERSUS JAMES WILLIAMS, LORENG CROUCH, AFFIRMATIVE CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY AND STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
20-CA-263
Ruling Judge: Honorable Robert J. Burns, Judge Pro Tempore
District Court #: 742-834
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Douglas D. McGinity, for Plaintiff-Appellant Charles O. Taylor, Meghan E. Ruckman, & Matthew A. Sherman, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/02/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DEBORAH HALLAL AND GEORGE HALLAL VERSUS WALTER H. EVERSMEYER, AND EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL
20-CA-270
Ruling Judge: Honorable Connie M. Aucoin
District Court #: 11,979
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
David S. Moyer & Macy Lauren Ledet, for Plaintiff-Appellant Jacqueline F. Maloney, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/01/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: SUCCESSION OF KEITH THOMAS ROUSSELLE
20-CA-284
Ruling Judge: Honorable Robert J. Burns, Judge Pro Tempore
District Court #: 732-538
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Caleb H. Didriksen, III, Erin Bruce Saucier, Carl A. Woods, III & Alexander A. Lauricella, for Plaintiff-Appellant Matthew D. Moghis, William Peter Connick & Michael S. Futrell, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/02/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CARL J. CALAMIA, JR. ET AL VERSUS THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON, ET AL
20-CA-307
Ruling Judge: Hon. Barron C. Burmaster
District Court #: 16-CC-85 C/W 20-AP-1
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Gabrielle A. Wilson & Rachel E. Hurd, for Plaintiff-Appellee (Appellant in 20-CA-309) Marta-Ann Schnabel & Sherry A. Watters, for Intervenor-Appellant (20-CA-307) Lisa P. Harell, for Parents-Appellee Jennifer G. Womble, for Parents-Appellee Kathleen Legendre & Jesse S. George, for Minor-Appellee Amber Litchfield - Attorney at Law, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 12/01/2020 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF C. C., JR., P. B., M. B., J. B. C/W DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES IN THE MATTER OF J. M.

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