On Tuesday, October 10, 2023, the Supreme Court of Louisiana suspended attorney Laila Parvizian Braswell from the practice of law for six months due to allegations of misconduct. The suspension was deferred, however, provided Braswell complies with a two-year probation period outlined in the consent discipline agreement.
The case is entitled “In the Matter of Laila Parvizian Braswell,” with case no. 2023-B-01012.
The Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) commenced an investigation into allegations that Braswell neglected a legal matter, failed to communicate with a client, and did not withdraw from a representation she found challenging.
Before formal charges were filed, Braswell and the ODC submitted a joint petition for consent discipline. The court accepted the petition, ordering Braswell’s suspension for six months. However, the suspension will be deferred entirely, provided Braswell complies with a two-year probation period outlined in the consent discipline agreement.
During this probationary period, Braswell must adhere to specific conditions. Any failure to comply or additional misconduct within this timeframe may result in the suspension becoming executory or further disciplinary action. All costs and expenses related to the disciplinary proceedings are to be borne by Braswell, with legal interest accruing if not paid within thirty days of the court’s judgment.
According to Avvo, Ms. Braswell is a criminal defense attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She attended Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center. She acquired her law license in Louisiana in 2008.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.