Dec. 9, 2014 02:06
Is it the end of the line for former UL Lafayette head football coach Jerry Baldwin and his quixotic quest for money from the university, which in 2001 fired him — three years into a four-year contract and after the then-woeful Cajuns had compiled a 6-27 record under his leadership?
Nov. 26, 2014 05:00
A divided 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal reversed a Lafayette district judge‘s ruling absolving the co-owner of a New Iberia accounting firm of liability in an embezzlement case.
Oct. 23, 2014 08:39
 Prestigious honor annually recognizes a single attorney for excellence in public interest/pro bono work.
Sept. 15, 2014 10:30
There has been much progress in the 50 years since the Civil Rights Act was passed, but there is still work to be done. There has been much progress in the 50 years since the Civil Rights Act was passed, but there is still work to be done. By Valerie Garrett This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act. It is a milestone in the development of our country and our state. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law on July 2. The Civil Rights Movement challenged the United States to make good on the promise - made in
Aug. 26, 2014 10:41
Newly established honor recognizes outstanding local attorneys; Neuner and McGoffin win President's Award; and Blanchard named Outstanding Young Lawyer. On Sept. 4 at 6 p.m., the Lafayette Bar Association will be hold its first Hall of Fame banquet at the Petroleum Club of Lafayette to recognize the contributions of a group of outstanding attorneys and members of the local bar. The Hall of Fame Award was created to honor the contributions exceptional lawyers have made to the legal profession, the bar and the public. Inclusion in the LBA Hall of Fame is intended to recognize an exemplary ca
Aug. 19, 2014 07:39
Brittan Bush joins Liskow & Lewis, Blake David installed as the Third District Member of the Louisiana State Bar Association's board of governors, and Simien & Miniex announces 2014 scholarship winners.   Brittan J. Bush has joined Liskow & Lewis' Lafayette office as an associate. Bush's practice primarily focuses on energy litigation, environmental law, and maritime, oilfield and insurance issues. He also has experience assisting clients with matters involving the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act and other environmental issues. Bush obtained his JD and Diploma in Compar
Aug. 19, 2014 10:30
Gideon's Promise lauds G. Paul Marx's work to improve the quality of indigent defense and helps train five new public defenders. National Award Spotlights Local Public Defender Gideon's Promise lauds G. Paul Marx's work to improve the quality of indigent defense and helps train five new public defenders. By ABiz Staff The national training program Gideon's Promise recognized local public defender G. Paul Marx with its annual Stephen B. Bright award for his efforts to "Improve the Quality of Indigent Defense in the South." The award has been presented annually since 2011 to recogniz
June 18, 2014 10:30
Before Swamp Pop was a soda, it was a T-shirt design, yet the artist behind the T-shirt has been mostly forgotten as the soft drink's popularity rises. Using a double entendre for the music genre known as Swamp Pop - made popular in Acadiana back in the '60s, yet fairly obscure to the rest of the world - cousins John Peterson and Collin Cormier launched a soda company using the name in December 2012.   Photo by Robin May   Brandy Cavitt with her design for a Swamp Pop T-shirt. Cavitt claims her design was the inspiration behind the Swamp Pop soda company, tho
April 22, 2014 08:53
State bar foundation bestows honor on founder and managing partner of NeunerPate LBF President Leo C. Hamilton, left, and Lafayette attorney Frank Neuner The Louisiana Bar Foundation has honored Lafayette attorney Frank Neuner Jr. with its 2013 Distinguished Attorney Award. The award, given to attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their careers and brought credit and honor to the legal profession, was presented in mid-April at the 28th Annual Fellows Gala at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. Neuner is a founder and managing partner of corporate defense firm
April 17, 2014 10:00
A lawyer's ad should only be a starting point, as there is much more to consider when seeking quality representation. You find yourself suddenly in need of a good lawyer. Maybe you were in an accident or perhaps someone took unfair advantage of you in a business deal. Do you trust advertising to help you find the right lawyer? Before the late 1970s lawyer advertising, something now as common as previously nonexistent prescription drug commercials, were nowhere to be seen in Louisiana. Lawyers were prohibited from advertising with anything more than a "tombstone" announcement revealin

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