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The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board celebrates its 25th Anniversary with NOTA BENE, Latin for "note well." Each month N.B. will feature ethics, professionalism and board developments.

How it Works: The Complaint Investigation Process

If you practice law long enough, there is a good chance that you will become the subject of a disciplinary complaint.  Knowing how the investigative process works and what is expected of you is therefore important.  At the outset, let's agree that a disciplinary complaint is just that—a complaint.  It is not proof of guilt but rather just a set of allegations. (Read More)

LADB Assessment, Bar Dues & Trust Account Registration

The July 1st deadline has passed for paying your LADB assessment and bar dues, and filing your trust account registration. Lawyers who have failed to complete these requirements will receive a notice of delinquency. Failure to complete these requirements may result in delinquency fees and certification as ineligible to practice law pursuant to Louisiana Supreme Court Rule XIX, Section 8(D), and Article I, Section 4 of the By-Laws of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Please note, you are required to complete the trust account registration process at LADB's website even if you do not have a trust account and/or there has been no change in your trust account information from the previous year.

Pay LADB assessment and bar dues

Trust Account Registration

Recent Decisions

IN RE CADE, 2015-B-0803 (6/19/15)
The Court suspended the respondent for one year and one day with six months deferred for neglecting a legal matter, causing the case to be dismissed as abandoned, and failing to communicate with the client.

Pro Hac Vice Fee Change

Effective Ju​ly 1, 20​15, the pro hac vice application fee is $450. Click here to read the complete and updated rule.

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