If Abel was not Broussard’s partner, he should have taken steps to have his name listed separately in the 5th Circuit’s records so that his name would appear separately on the attached documents. See highlighted parts. Abel is responsible for the confusion. He wanted his cake and to eat it too. When it suited and benefited him, he wanted to appear associated with Broussard. When the fit hit the shan, he wanted to appear disassociated. That’s exactly what lawyers are not supposed to do.