Mitchel M. Evans, II, of DeRidder, was suspended from the practice of law for three years, with two years deferred.

Mitchel M. Evans, II, of DeRidder, was suspended from the practice of law for three years, with two years deferred, followed by supervised probation for two years, subject to conditions, by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court dated Dec. 6, 2016.

A rehearing denied Jan. 25, 2017.

Evans’ suspension was the result of his misconduct involving neglect of clients’ legal matters; failure to communicate with clients; failure to provide competent representation; failure to refund unearned fee; failure to provide properly supervise non-lawyer assistants; failure to keep client’s information confidential; failure to cooperate in ODC investigations; and violating the Rules of Professional Conduct. He may not practice law in Louisiana until further order of the court.

For further information, please write: The Office of the Disciplinary Counsel, 4000 S. Sherwood Forest Boulevard, Suite 607, Baton Rouge, LA 70816. Or call (225)-293-3900.