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BAR / DISCIPLINARY / ETHICS

1.Disbarred former Civil District Court judge conditionally readmitted to practice.
In Re: Craig Hunter King, 2013-OB-1310 (La. 09/20/13) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 9

          The petitioner in this matter previously served as a judge in the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans. While serving as jud... view full summary
2.Former state senator disbarred.
In Re: Charles D. Jones, 2013-B-1112 (La. 09/13/13) [12 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 9

          The respondent in this matter, a former Louisiana senator from Monroe, was admitted to practice law in Louisiana in 1975. This di... view full summary
TORTS

3.Used car purchaser's claim of inadequate airbag warning labels dismissed on summary judgment as to automobile dealership.
Lenshonda Alexander v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., 2013-C-0756 (La. 09/27/13) [9 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 9

          After obtaining a used 1995 Toyota Corolla by way of a trade-in, Lakeside Toyota sold the car to A- Quality Auto Sales, LLC, a used ca... view full summary
WORKERS' COMPENSATION

4.Court reversed award of attorney's fees to plaintiff who received workers' compensation and unemployment benefits simultaneously.
Wilfred Fontenot v. State of Louisiana, through the Dept. of Health and Hospitals, 2013-C-1004 (La. 09/13/13) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 9

          In October 2009, plaintiff was involved in a work-related accident while in the course and scope of his employment with the Department... view full summary
DOMESTIC RELATIONS

5.Modification of spousal support barred by res judicata where former wife's mental health issues were considered in original spousal support ruling.
Michael Hindelang, III v. Regina Louviere Hindelang, (La. 09/20/13) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 9

          In this domestic matter, the former wife, Mrs. Hindelang, alleged in an original spousal support hearing in 2009 that she could ... view full summary
CRIMINAL

6.Although counsel provided ineffective assistance by not raising double jeopardy issue, defendant failed to show resulting prejudice.
State v. Anthony Thomas, 2012-KP-1410 (La. 09/04/13) [22 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 9

          In 1998, defendant began exhibiting violent behavior toward his girlfriend. Fearing defendant, the girlfriend left her apartment to li... view full summary
7.District court could not issue valid warrant of execution until federal court of appeals issued mandate.
State v. Christopher Sepulvado, 2013-KP-2177 (La. 09/25/13) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 9

          Defendant was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death for the 1992 death of his six- year-old stepson, whom defendant ... view full summary
8.No violation of speedy trial rights despite 30-month delay and exhaustion of defendant's ability to retain private counsel.
State v. Perry Bell, 2013-K-0017 (La. 09/27/13) [7 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 21, Issue 9

          Defendant was arrested in April 2009 and indicted on one count of second degree murder in August 2009. He pled not guilty and retained... view full summary