Incompetent Lawyer or Incompetent System?

On October 9, 2009, a hearing committee of the Louisiana Disciplinary Board recommended dismissal of all disciplinary charges lodged against Baton Rouge criminal-defense lawyer Kevin P. Monahan. See In re …

Federalism in Lawyer Discipline

The LADB has recommended the reinstatement of New Orleans lawyer Joseph M. Bruno. See In re Bruno, No. 08-DB-056 (filed Oct. 13, 2009). Mr. Bruno was suspended from the practice …