On Tuesday, November 12, 2022, the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana ordered the suspension of New Orleans attorney David A. Capasso.
The case, titled In Re: David A. Capasso was brought by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, Case No. 2022-B-1237.
According to the filing:
“The Office of Disciplinary Counsel (“ODC”) commenced an investigation into allegations that respondent mishandled his client trust account. He subsequently failed to cooperate with the ODC in its investigation. Prior to the filing of formal charges, respondent and the ODC submitted a joint petition for consent discipline.”
Based on the foregoing, the Court accepted the Petition and ordered the suspension of Capasso.
The disposition reads:
“IT IS ORDERED that the Petition for Consent Discipline be accepted and that David A. Capasso, Louisiana Bar Roll number 24990, be and he hereby is suspended from the practice of law for a period of one year and one day. All but thirty days of this suspension shall be deferred, subject to respondent’s successful completion of a two-year period of probation and attendance at the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Trust Accounting School. The probationary period shall commence from the date respondent and the ODC execute a formal probation plan. Any failure of respondent to comply with the conditions of probation, or any misconduct during the probationary period, may be grounds for making the deferred portion of the suspension executory, or imposing additional discipline, as appropriate.”
All costs and expenses incurred in the matters were assessed against Capasso.
Mr. David A. Capasso has practiced in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from Loyola Law School. He has been licensed in Louisiana. His info can be found on DavidCapasso.com.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.