Louisiana Jury Verdicts, Settlements and Court Decisions
 

United States of America v. Shanard Zelron Banks

Baton Rouge, Louisiana drug trafficking conspiracy criminal defense lawyer represented Shanard Zelron Banks, age 32, who was charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime, unlawful use of a communicatio... More...   $0 (11-25-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Neguel Alfonso Morris

Lake Charles, Louisiana drug possession with intent to distribute criminal defense lawyer represented Neguel Alfonso Morris, age 40, who was charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

On August 24, 2018, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s deputies were conducting a foot patrol in the parking lot of a truck stop in Sulphur, Louisiana when they observed a suspicious vehicle. Deput... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TERRENCE BLUNT

Gretna, Louisiana - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Terrence Blunt with appealing his convictions, by way of guilty plea, of two counts of sexual battery upon a known juvenile under the age of thirteen.



On September 18, 2015, defendant, Terrence Blunt, was charged by bill of
information with two counts of s... More...
   $0 (11-23-2020 - LA)

STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TORY N. CLARK

Gretna, Louisiana - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Tory Clark with appealing his conviction for second degree murder.




On September 30, 2010, a Jefferson Parish Grand Jury indicted defendant,
Tory N. Clark, for second degree murder of Terrance Augustine in violation of La.
R.S. 14:30.1. Clark was on... More...
   $0 (11-23-2020 - LA)

STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS EMILE J. DELANEUVILLE, JR.

Edgard LA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Emile Delaneuville with d appealing his conviction and sentence for one count of Driving While Intoxicated (Third Offense)..



The defendant, Emile Delaneuville, was charged in a bill of information on
May 26, 2017, by the St. John The Baptist Parish District Attor... More...
   $0 (11-22-2020 - LA)

STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. DARNELL BRAUD

New Orleans, LA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Darnell Braud with appealing his three non-unanimous jury convictions for manslaughter, obstruction of justice, and illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.



Defendant was charged with three offenses by grand jury indictment: 1)
first-degree murde... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. ANTIONETTE FORTUNE

New Orleans, LA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant ANTIONETTE FORTUNE with arguing that the non-unanimous jury verdict was unconstitutional.



On September 29, 2017, a jury found the defendant guilty of manslaughter.
The defendant appealed her conviction and sentence to this Court, arguing that the
non-unan... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. DAVIAN BESSARD

Lafayette, LA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Rodney Dain Doster with appealing the denial of his motion to quash prosecution on the grounds that it had prescribed.




On August 26, 2016, the grand jury for Vermilion Parish returned a true bill
charging Defendant, Davian Bessard, with one count of second... More...
   $0 (11-22-2020 - LA)

STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. HARRISON L. LEE

Jena, Louisiana - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Harrison L. Lee with alleging that the sentences are excessive, not individualized to him, and that the consecutive nature is improper.



On December 14, 2017, the State filed a Bill of Information charging
Defendant, Harrison L. Lee, with three counts of distr... More...
   $0 (11-22-2020 - LA)

STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. CHRISTOPHER JEROD MOORE

Lake, Charles, LA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Christopher Jerod Moore with filed a “Motion to Appoint Sanity Commission,” requesting the commission to “determine both his competency to stand trial and his mental condition at the time of the offense.” .




The State’s first witness was Corporal Wilbert ... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Travionne Bradley

Monroe, LA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Travionne Bradley charged with five counts of first degree rape (formerly “aggravated rape”) in violation of La. R.S. 14:42.




On December 8, 2015, the victim, S.P., and her one-year-old daughter
were staying at her boyfriend’s apartment at 1920 Earl Street in... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Antonio Sewell

Shreveport, Louisiana - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Antonio Sewell charged with armed robbery.




On May 23, 2019, the trial court granted Sewell’s motion to correct an
illegal sentence pursuant to the 2001 amendments to La. R.S. 15:529.1, La.
R.S. 15:308, and State ex rel. Esteen v. State, 16-0949... More...
   $0 (11-22-2020 - LA)

State of Louisiana v. David Wayne Sharp

Farmerville, LA- Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant David Wayne Sharp charged with appeals his verdictbecause it was rendered by a six-person jury, rather than a twelve-person jury, which he contends is in violation of his federal Sixth and Fourteenth Amendment rights.




On August 16, 2016, Mr. Sharp was charg... More...
   $0 (11-21-2020 - LA)

State of Louisiana v. Joseph Alexander

Benton, Louisiana - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Joseph Alexander charged with f two counts of abuse of office and sentenced to four years at hard labor, with all but one year suspended, on each count, to be served concurrently.




In 2017, the defendant, Joseph Alexander, was elected as the mayor of
... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Calvin Horton

Shreveport, Louisiana - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Calvin Horton charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling, in violation of La. R.S. 14:62.2, and adjudicated a second-felony habitual offender.



Horton had a 2015 conviction of simple burglary of an inhabited
dwelling at the time of the commissi... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Calvin Horton

Shreveport, Louisiana - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Calvin Horton charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling, in violation of La. R.S. 14:62.2, and adjudicated a second-felony habitual offender.



Horton had a 2015 conviction of simple burglary of an inhabited
dwelling at the time of the commissi... More...
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United States of America v. Keyira Gable and Brittany White

New Orleans, Louisiana credit card conspiracy criminal defense lawyer represented Keyira Gable and Brittany White, who was charged by the United States of America with participation in a years-long credit card fraud conspiracy.

GABLE and WHITE were the second and third defendants to be sentenced in this seven-defendant conspiracy case. According to court documents, GABLE, WHITE, and the... More...
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United States of America v. Gregory Alan Smith

Shreveport, Louisiana wire fraud criminal defense lawyer represented Gregory Alan Smith, age 58, who was charged by the United States of America with wire fraud.

Gregory Alan Smith, 58, of Shreveport, Louisiana, was charged with wire fraud.

Smith, formerly a financial investment advisor in Shreveport, persuaded multiple victims to invest approximately $3.5 million with his co-de... More...
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Keith J. Lemoine v. Imperial Fire and Casualty Insurance Company

New Orleans, Louisiana insurance law lawyer represented plaintiff, Keith J. Lemoine who sued Imperial Fire and Casualty Insurance Company on a breach of flood insurance law theory.... More...   $1 (11-10-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Travis R. James and Troy James

Baton Rouge, Louisiana criminal defense lawyers represented defendants charged with drug trafficking.

The United States of America charged Travis R. James, age 20, and Troy James, age 37, with narcotics trafficking network in Baton Rouge. The Indictment filed in this matter charged significant offenses involving heroin, methamphetamine, and “crack” cocaine, as well as several firearms o... More...
   $0 (11-04-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Dennis Busch

Shreveport, Louisiana criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with wire fraud.

Dennis Busch, 40, of Costa Mesa, California was charged with federal wire fraud.

Busch admitted to defrauding Capital One Financial Corporation (“Capital One”) of thousands of dollars in 2018 and 2019. Busch used altered, re-encoded Capital One debit cards to make cash withdrawals from AT... More...
   $0 (11-05-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Holden Matthews

Lafayette, Louisiana criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged burning down churches.

Holden Matthews, 23, was with intentionally setting fire to three African-American Baptist churches because of the religious character of those buildings.

Matthews pled guilty to these charges on Feb. 10, 2020. At his plea hearing, Matthews admitted that, between March 26 and April ... More...
   $0 (11-03-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Roderick Hickman, Bernell Gale and Troy Smith

New Orleans, Louisiana conspiracy to commit mail fraud criminal defense lawyer represented defendants charged with Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371, arising out of staged automobile accidents with tractor-trailers occurring in New Orleans.

RODERICK HICKMAN (“HICKMAN”), age 49, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; BERNELL GALE (“GALE”), age 4... More...
   $0 (10-25-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Fatima Sesay

Baton Rouge, Louisiana obstruction of justice criminal defense lawyer represented Fatima Sesay, age 29, who was charged with obstruction of justice.

Earlier this year, Sesay was convicted of obstruction of justice, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1503, after she made numerous statements intended to mislead and deceive a pending federal grand jury investigation into a... More...
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United States of America v. Jeremy Rubin

Lafayette, Louisiana felony possession of a firearm and ammunition criminal defense lawyer represented Jeremy Rubin who was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

The charge stems from a domestic disturbance call that Lafayette City Police Department officers responded to on August 19, 2018. The caller advised that her boyfriend had threatened her, directed ... More...
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United States of America v. Daniel Vanslyke

New Orleans, Louisiana theft of government funds criminal defense lawyer represented Daniel Vanslyke.

The United States of America charged Daniel Vanslyke, age 34, with theft of government funds.

According to the factual basis and charging document, VANSLYKE previously resided in Franklinton, Louisiana with his father, a legitimate U.S. veteran. After his father died, VANSLYKE fa... More...
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United States of America v. Michael Allen Worley

Baton Rouge, Louisiana bank and wire fraud charged criminal defense lawyer represented Michael Allen Worley.

The United States of America charged Michael Allen Worley, age 60, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with bank fraud and wire fraud.

According to admissions made as part of his guilty plea, Worley executed schemes to defraud both banks and private equity firms by submitting mu... More...
   $0 (10-15-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Tim Icenhower

Shreveport, Louisiana hiring illegal aliens charge criminal defense lawyer represented Tim Icenhower.

The United States of America charged Tim Icenhower, age 58, with unlawful employment of aliens.

According to information presented in court, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Shreveport began receiving complaints in early 2016 that IOG was hiring undocumented individua... More...
   $0 (10-15-2020 - LA)

Carl McCormack v. State of Indiana

Nashville, Indiana - Nashville, Indiana, receiving stolen auto parts, determined to be an habitual offender

The facts underlying McCormack’s conviction were set forth in our opinion on
McCormack’s direct appeal as follows:
[I]n May 2017, Chad Austin (“Austin”) owned a gold 2005 Ford
F350 pickup truck. Austin wanted to sell the truck, so he parked
it at a location where it... More...
   $0 (10-07-2020 - LA)

State of Louisiana v. D’Andrae L. McGarr

Rayville , LA - Criminal Defense Attorney, burglaries of two separate residences


Many of the facts and much of the procedural history of this matter
are detailed in State v. McGarr, 52,641 (La. App. 2 Cir. 04/10/19), 268 So.
3d 1189, and will not unnecessarily be repeated here. The pertinent facts
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are that McGarr was charged in early 2017 with six separate crimes ... More...
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State Of Louisiana VS Kendell Shanner Cagler

Covington, Louisiana - Criminal Defense Attorney, armed robbery with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, aggravated second degree battery


The State of Louisiana charged the defendant, Kendell Shanner Cagler, by
an amended bill of information with one count of armed robbery with a firearm, a
violation of La. R.S. 14: 64 and 14: 64. 3 ( count I); one coun... More...
   $0 (10-06-2020 - LA)

State of Louisiana v. Roosevelt T. Ardison

Shreveport, LA - Criminal Defense Attorney, possession of a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon by a convicted felon and possession with intent to distribute cocaine


Following a jury trial, the defendant, Roosevelt Ardison, was
convicted of possession of a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon by a
convicted felon and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He was<... More...
   $0 (10-06-2020 - LA)

Carl Perkins v. Progressive Casualty and Insurance Company

New Orleans, Louisiana lawyer presented plaintiff on a breach of insurance contract claim.

Carl Perkins suedProgressive Casualty and Insurance Company on a breach of insurance contract theory.
... More...
   $0 (10-05-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Heather Tolson

New Orleans, Louisiana criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

Heather Tolson, age 27, of Lorain, OH, pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371.

As admitted by TOLSON in the Factual Basis, in the beginning of February 2017, co-defendant Jose Fernandez Morel (“Fer... More...
   $0 (10-05-2020 - LA)

Vickie Marie Franco v. USAA General Indemnity Company

Lafayette, Louisiana trial lawyer represented plaintiff on a breach of insurance contract claim.

Vickie Marie Franco sued USAA General Indemnity Company on a breach of insurance contract theory.... More...
   $1 (10-05-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Jesus Silverio Cervantes

Lafayette, Louisiana criminal defense lawyer represented defendant on drug possession charge.

Jesus Silverio Cervantes, 36, an illegal immigrant from Mexico who formerly lived in Abbeville, Louisiana was sentenced to 120 months (10 years) in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release for possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

Jesus Silverio Cervantes was indicted o... More...
   $0 (10-05-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Robert C. Poimboeuf

Shreveport, Louisiana criminal defense lawyer represented defendant on filing false tax return.

The United States of America charged Robert C. Poimboeuf, part owner of D&G Holdings, LLC, a medical laboratory in the Shreveport area. From 2011 through 2015, Poimboeuf filed false tax returns that underreported gross receipts earned from his business. Poimboeuf concealed from his tax return ... More...
   $0 (10-02-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Jason Boyet

New Orleans, LA - Criminal Defense Lawyer - Defendant charged with distribution of images depicting the sexual exploitation of children.

According to court documents, in about February 2020, a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation operating in an undercover capacity (Agent 1) in the State of Texas accessed a chat room within an instant messaging mobile application known t... More...
   $0 (09-25-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Kelvin Broadway

Shreveport, LA - Criminal Defense Lawyer - Defendant charged with unlawful transport of firearms.

On January 6, 2019, Shreveport Police Department officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in which Broadway was a front-seat passenger. Law enforcement officers found two loaded handguns inside a shopping bag that Broadway had possessed between his feet. Under federal law, it is illeg... More...
   $0 (09-25-2020 - LA)

Donald Howerton and Betha Tully Howerton v. Costco Wholesale Corporation

New Orleans, LA - Plaintiff Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall

Donald Howerton and Betha Tully Howerton sued Costco Wholesale Corporation on personal injury negligence theories claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in damages and/or injures as a direct result on an in store accident caused by the failure of Costco to exercise due care in the operation and maintenance... More...
   $1 (09-18-2020 - LA)

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