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February 25, 2011

Suspension urged for lawyer who helped Judge Thomas Porteous lie in bankruptcy

"An advisory panel has recommended a 30-day suspension for the New Orleans lawyer who helped federal Judge Thomas Porteous of Metairie lie his way into bankruptcy proceedings. The report comes from a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board hearing committee, which essentially held that Claude Lightfoot aided Porteous 'in conduct that a lawyer knows is criminal or fraudulent.' "

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