On Tuesday, November 8, 2022, the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana ordered the reprimand of New Orleans attorney Frank A. Marullo, Jr. concerning his guilty plea to careless operation of a vehicle.

The case is styled as ‘In Re: Frank A. Marullo, Jr.’ and was brought by the Office of the Disciplinary Counsel under case no. 2022-B-1446.

Respondent was involved in an accident on October 3, 2021, when he was driving in the wrong direction on South Carrolton Avenue and crashed into a large metal pole, He was hospitalized and was thereafter charged with three drunk-driving-related offenses.

The Order states:

“Prior to the filing of formal charges, respondent and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel submitted a joint petition for consent discipline.”

The Court, having reviewed the petition, granted the same.

The Disposition reads:

“IT IS ORDERED that the Petition for Consent Discipline be accepted and that Frank A. Marullo, Jr., Louisiana Bar Roll number 9014, be publicly reprimanded.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that all costs and expenses in the matter are assessed against respondent in accordance with Supreme Court Rule XIX, § 10.1,with legal interest to commence thirty days from the date of finality of this court’s judgment until paid.”

Mr. Frank A. Marullo, Jr. was a retired judge of the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in Louisiana. He retired in 2015. Marullo graduated from the Loyola University Law School. He has been licensed in Louisiana. His info can be found on Ballotpedia.

A copy of the order of reprimand can be found here.