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West Palm Beach attorney publicly reprimanded for failing to file documents on time

Olivia Olsen May 24, 2017, 2:53pm

TALLAHASSEE — Jeffrey Allen Harrington, an attorney practicing in West Palm Beach, recently received a public reprimand from the Florida Supreme Court.

Largo attorney suspended after DUI conviction

Olivia Olsen May 24, 2017, 2:38pm

TALLAHASSEE — Largo lawyer Denise Tamara Herman was recently publicly reprimanded and placed on probation by the Florida Supreme Court following the attorney’s plea of no contest to a driving under the influence charge.

Brooksville attorney disbarred for eight counts of failing to provide services

Olivia Olsen May 22, 2017, 2:24pm

TALLAHASSEE — Brooksville attorney Osa Jackson Harp IV was disbarred by the Florida Supreme Court of Florida after an investigation into multiple complaints revealed that Harp had accepted fees and failed to properly represent the clients thereafter.

Orlando attorney suspended for sharing fees

Olivia Olsen May 17, 2017, 2:57pm

TALLAHASSEE — Matthew Shane Englett, an attorney practicing in Orlando, was suspended by the Florida Supreme Court after the attorney was found culpable in sharing fees with nonattorneys for bringing in clients.

Coral Springs attorney suspended for delegating attorney responsibilities to nonattorney employees

Olivia Olsen May 17, 2017, 2:50pm

TALLAHASSEE — Coral Springs attorney Richard Eugene Ehrlich was recently suspended from the practice of law by the Florida Supreme Court due to the attorney’s hiring and delegating responsibilities to nonattorney employees.

Ocala attorney failed to adhere to prior suspension order, resulting in disbarment

Olivia Olsen May 16, 2017, 2:46pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court has disbarred Ocala attorney Theodore Stewart Fries Jr. from the practice of law as a result of the attorney’s failure to adhere to the terms of a suspension issued on Aug. 12, 2016.

Atlantic Beach attorney publicly reprimanded for mishandling client matters

Olivia Olsen May 16, 2017, 2:39pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court ordered Atlantic Beach attorney Kelly Brook Hampton to be publicly reprimanded as a result of the attorney’s mishandling of two client matters.

Clearwater attorney disbarred for misappropriating funds

Olivia Olsen May 15, 2017, 8:47pm

TALLAHASSEE — Nicole Mae Frost, an attorney from Clearwater, has been disbarred by the Supreme Court of Florida after an investigation found the attorney culpable in mishandling and misappropriating client funds in two matters.

Rockledge attorney suspended following inappropriate communications with client

Olivia Olsen May 7, 2017, 4:54pm

TALLAHASSEE — Rockledge attorney Gregory Alan Crutchfield was suspended from the practice of law by the Florida Supreme Court after he was found culpable in two matters involving his divorce and one involving a client in an unrelated issue.

Titusville attorney suspended for violating court order

Olivia Olsen May 4, 2017, 8:58am

TALLAHASSEE — Titusville attorney Lillian Clover has been suspended from the practice of law by the Florida Supreme Court as the result of her alleged violation of a court order in a paternity matter.

Fort Lauderdale attorney reprimanded for harassing opposing counsel

Olivia Olsen May 4, 2017, 8:51am

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court recently ruled to publicly reprimand Fort Lauderdale attorney Anthony Joseph Alfero in light of the disparaging remarks he made to opposing counsel in a divorce proceeding.

Cape Coral attorney suspended for failing to adhere to terms of prior discipline

Olivia Olsen May 4, 2017, 8:39am

TALLAHASSEE — Cape Coral attorney Renee Binns has been suspended from the practice of law indefinitely as a result of the attorney’s failure to comply with the terms of a previous suspension.

Attorney licensed in Florida, DC suspended for mishandling father's trust

Olivia Olsen May 2, 2017, 2:05pm

TALLAHASSEE — Attorney Pamela Bruce Stuart has been suspended by the Florida Supreme Court following an investigation that revealed she used trust account funds for her personal expenses.

Los Angeles attorney suspended for failing to perform services

Olivia Olsen May 2, 2017, 1:48pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court has ruled to suspend attorney Vito Torchia Jr. from the practice of law after being found culpable in three client matters in which he allegedly failed to provide competent legal services.

Florida Supreme Court disbars Ohio attorney

Olivia Olsen May 2, 2017, 1:31pm

TALLAHASSEE — Teddy Sliwinski, a Florida licensed attorney practicing in Cleveland, Ohio, has been disbarred by the Florida Supreme Court.

Boca Raton attorney suspended for misinforming client

Olivia Olsen Apr. 28, 2017, 12:49pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Supreme Court of Florida recently ruled to suspend Boca Raton attorney Alexandra Rodriguez from the practice of law.

Florida attorney pleads guilty to concealment of assets in bankruptcy case

John Severance Mar. 30, 2017, 8:30pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A former attorney who lives in Fort Myers but also had an office in Winter Haven has pleaded guilty to concealment of assets from a bankruptcy estate, the Federal Bureau of Investigation recently reported.

Steven Warner celebrates 35 years with Florida Bar

Angela Underwood Mar. 30, 2017, 4:52pm

STUART — Attorney Steven Warner is celebrating 35 years with the third largest legal association in the nation.

Former priest and attorney disbarred in Florida for possession of child pornography

Olivia Olsen Mar. 22, 2017, 2:28pm

TALLAHASSEE — Bruce Charles Fehr, who was admitted to the Florida Bar more than 20 years ago, was disbarred from practicing law in Florida by the state Supreme Court on Jan. 29 after he pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography.

St. Johns County lawyer earns award for pro bono service

Rebecca Campbell Feb. 21, 2017, 3:24pm

TALLAHASSEE — St. Johns County attorney Jay S. Grife has been recognized as this year’s winner of the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the 7th Judicial Circuit.