Louisiana Legal Ethics, LLC

Lawyers helping lawyers resolve ethical issues.

We Can Help

We represent lawyers and their clients in disciplinary proceedings, fee disputes, legal malpractice, and other lawyering-law cases. We also handle judicial discipline and recusal matters, as well as bar admissions issues. Finally, we provide prospective advice as “outside inside counsel” to help lawyers avoid ethical traps.

Dane S. Ciolino & Clare S. Roubion

Practice Areas

Ethics Advice

Guiding lawyers through ethical mindfields.

Lawyer Discipline

Advocating for lawyers in disciplinary proceedings.


Prosecuting legal malpractice claims for clients


Providing expert testimony in legal proceedings.


Prosecuting and defending motions to disqualify.

Judicial Ethics

Handling judicial discipline and recusal matters.

Fee Disputes

Negotiating and litigating legal fee disputes involving clients or co-counsel.

Bar Admissions

Helping bar applicants resolve character and fitness issues.

Why Us?

For more than thirty years, hundreds of lawyers, clients, and judges have trusted us to handle complicated and consequential legal ethics matters in tribunals throughout the state, including the Louisiana Supreme Court, Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, and Judiciary Commission.

We write the leading book and the only internet blog on Louisiana Legal Ethics. Mr. Ciolino is a tenured full-time law professor who has taught legal ethics at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law since 1995.

We respond to your emails, calls, and text messages the same day–if not immediately.

We charge market hourly rates for our time. Often, we can solve problems in an hour or less. We handle some matters on a fixed fee basis, including bar admissions matters. We won’t needlessly run up your bill.

Our Team

Dane S. Ciolino

Mr. Ciolino is a law professor and lawyer in New Orleans. He is a graduate of Tulane Law School where he served as Editor in Chief of the Tulane Law Review. He has taught and practiced legal ethics for more than 30 years.

Email: dane@daneciolino.com
Phone/Text: (504) 975-3263
Full Bio

Clare S. Roubion

Ms. Roubion is a lawyer in Lafayette. She is a graduate of LSU Law Center where she served on the Louisiana Law Review. She worked as a research lawyer for the federal public defender’s office before joining the firm. 

Email: clareroubion@lalegalethics.com
Mobile/Text: (337) 258-0101