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Clifford E. Cardone

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Office: 504-522-3333
Office: 888-892-2736

829 Baronne St
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113

Cliff Cardone was born in Brooklyn, New York, on October 8, 1949. He earned his B.A., cum laude, in Political Science and Sociology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his Juris Doctor from the Loyola University of the South. Cliff is the founder of The Cardone Law Firm. The Cardone Law Firm was established in 1977, after having served a term as an assistant District Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Cliff has practiced law for over 40 years and has a diverse background in the legal field. He has spent his career in many different capacities: Senior Trial Attorney with the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office, Trial Attorney with the Public Defender’s Office, Ad Hoc Judge in Traffic, Municipal, and Juvenile Court, and as a Personal Injury Attorney. At the Cardone Law Firm, he concentrates in personal injury, truck and car accidents, slips and falls, DUI/DWIs, and property damage resulting from hurricanes and other types of disasters.

Court Admissions:

  •  Admitted to the Louisiana Bar, 1975
  •  Admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  •  Admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  •  Admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court
Judicial Career:
  •  Judge Ad Hoc, Traffic Court,  Municipal Court, and Juvenile Court in New Orleans
  •  Speaker at the Louisiana State Bar Association Seminars, 1993-2006
  •  Tulane and Loyola School of Law Guest Lecturer and Seminar Speaker
  •  Author, “Battling Nursing Home Neglect,” Louisiana Bar Journal, April 1997
  •  Former Member, Advisory Board, Democratic Leadership Council
  •  Former Member, Board of City Trust, City of New Orleans
  •  Former Vice President and Board Member, Municipal Yacht Harbor Commission
  •  Member of the Solo Practitioner and Small Firms Committee
  •  Louisiana Bar Association
  •  House Delegate, Louisiana State Bar Association
  •  Former Co-Chair CLE of the Summer School Program for Lawyers
  •  Planning Committee and Committee Member of the Louisiana Association for Justice
  •  Former Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  •  Former Member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  •  Former Member of the New Orleans Academy of Trial Lawyers
  •  Former Member of the New Orleans Bar Association Inns of Court
  •  Former President of “The Woods,” property owner association
Reported Cases, not all inclusive:
  •  Ivy v. St. Tammany Parish Hosp. Service Dist. No. I
  •  Gonzales v. Gonzales
  •  Dyess v. American Nat. Property and Cas. Co.
  •  Cochran v. Layrisson
  •  Calvin v. Janbar Enterprises, Inc.
  •  Burns v. Hetler
  •  Madison v. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  •  Masson v. Masson
  •  Guy v. McKnight
  •  Drew v. Martello
  •  Schiro v. American Medical Response Services
  •  In re State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.
  •  Demrey v. Housing Authority of New Orleans
  •  Bolton v. Tulane University of Louisiana
  •  O’Boyle v. Piglia
  •  State v. Bibb
  •  Katz v. Princess Hotels Intern, Inc.
  •  State v. Ondek
  •  State v. Thompson
  •  State v. Martinez
  •  State v. Miranda
  •  State v. Hubbard
  •  State v. Davis
  •  Burch v. SMG, Schindler Elevator Corporation