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9/17/21: In response to the ongoing interruption from Hurricane Ida and Tropical Storm Nicholas, the Board issues a new Order to amend the Order of the Board dated September 3, 2021.

9/03/21: The Board issues an Order following the impact of Hurricane Ida.

Read the Supreme Court Order in response to the storm.

2021-2022 Annual Requirements: The due date for registering trust account information and paying bar dues and disciplinary assessments has been extended by the Louisiana Supreme Court from August 31 to September 30, 2021.

In 1990, the Supreme Court of Louisiana established the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, a statewide agency to administer the lawyer discipline and disability system. Members of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board are appointed by the Court. Both lawyers and non-lawyer citizens are appointed to serve on the Board. Board members volunteer their time in service of the mission of the Board.

The primary purpose of the discipline and disability system is to protect the public. To accomplish this purpose, the agency investigates complaints of lawyer ethical misconduct and makes recommendations to the Louisiana Supreme Court when discipline is warranted.
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