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Arbitrator cannot decide class-wide status, appeals court rules

By Karen Kidd | Oct 13, 2018

Arbitrators cannot decide if individuals have the right to a class-action proceeding, a federal appeals court ruled.

Appeals court sends portions of RICO case filed by Sun Life back to District Court in Florida

By Karen Kidd | Oct 10, 2018

JACKSONVILLE (Florida Record) – A federal appeals court has revived portions of a Canadian insurance company's racketeering lawsuit against a Missouri insurance premium finance service company but issues remain, one member of the three-judge panel said in his concurrence of the Sept. 18 decision in the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

More than 90 percent of Florida sheriffs endorse Moody for AG

By Karen Kidd | Oct 7, 2018

TAMPA — If the race for Florida Attorney General were decided by the county sheriffs across the Sunshine State, Republican Ashley Moody would win by a landslide.

Moody is "the real deal," says Walton County Sheriff

By Karen Kidd | Oct 6, 2018

SANTA ROSA BEACH — Calling her "phenomenally qualified," Walton County Sheriff Michael A. Adkinson Jr. has endorsed Republican Ashley Moody's bid for state Attorney General.

Bradford County Sheriff endorses Moody for Florida AG

By Karen Kidd | Oct 6, 2018

STARKE — Bradford County Sheriff Gordon Smith is among an overwhelming majority of sheriffs in Florida endorsing Republican Ashley Moody's bid for state Attorney General.

Tampa attorney disbarred for allegedly mishandling probate matter

By Karen Kidd | Oct 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) – Tampa attorney Michael Eric Eisenberg was disbarred following an Aug. 24 Florida Supreme Court order over the alleged mishandling of probate matter, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Jacksonville attorney suspended after hijacking law firm's email account

By Karen Kidd | Oct 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) – Jacksonville attorney Paul H. Green Jr. was suspended following a Sept. 20 Florida Supreme Court order in part over revenge he allegedly took against a law firm that fired him, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Fort Lauderdale attorney disbarred for allegedly practicing while ineligible

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) – Fort Lauderdale attorney Joseph Bernstein has been voluntarily and permanently disbarred following a Sept. 27 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he practiced law while ineligible, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Delray Beach attorney reprimanded over alleged miscommunication in a foreclosure case

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) – Delray Beach attorney S. Tracy Long has been reprimanded by publication following an Sept. 27 Florida Supreme Court order over alleged miscommunication in a foreclosure case filed in 2012, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Longwood attorney disciplined following indefinite suspension from federal appeals court

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) – Longwood attorney William Bryan Park II was reciprocally suspended following an Sept. 20 Florida Supreme Court order following his indefinite suspension from a federal appeals court, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Jacksonville attorney reprimanded regarding DUI arrest

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) – Jacksonville attorney Megan Elizabeth Richards was reprimanded by service of recent Florida Supreme Court order regarding her DUI arrest earlier this year, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Spring Hill attorney reprimanded over allegations stemming from civil suit

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Spring Hill attorney Mark L. Wilkins has been publicly reprimanded following an Sept. 20 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations arising from a civil suit, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Boca Raton attorney faces voluntarily disbarment following money laundering charge

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Boca Raton attorney Lawrence Michael Weisberg faces voluntarily disbarment following a Sept. 27 Florida Supreme Court order regarding a federal money laundering charge filed against him last spring, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Longtime Stuart attorney faces suspension for alleged failure to supervise staff

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Longtime Stuart attorney Glenn John Webber faces suspension following a Sept. 13 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he failed to properly supervise his staff, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Ponte Vedra attorney suspended over money mix-up in property closing

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Ponte Vedra attorney Justin Everett Spiller faces suspension following an Sept. 20 Florida Supreme Court order regarding errors he allegedly made in a property closing, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Jacksonville attorney publicly reprimanded following guilty plea to reckless driving

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Jacksonville attorney Andrew Douglas Scott Jr. has been publicly reprimanded following an Aug. 30 Florida Supreme Court order after his rearrest in January on a DUI charge, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Longtime Jacksonville attorney publicly reprimanded over allegations from child support case

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Longtime Jacksonville attorney Thomas Frank Rosenblum has been publicly reprimanded following a Sept. 6 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations arising from a 2014 child support case, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Fort Lauderdale company named in trademark suit over sale of wheelchairs

By Karen Kidd | Sep 24, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE (Florida Record) — Fort Lauderdale-based mobility equipment supplier Quick N Mobile is facing a breach of contract suit recently filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Suspended Hollywood attorney disbarred and sanctioned

By Karen Kidd | Sep 7, 2018

The Florida Supreme Court disbarred Hollywood attorney Marquista Alexandria Shipman for allegedly failing to represent clients in foreclosure.

Coconut Grove attorney faces suspension for selling judgment without client's permission

By Karen Kidd | Sep 7, 2018

The Florida Supreme Court recommended suspension of Coconut Grove attorney Larry Joseph McGuinness over allegations he sold a client's judgment to a third party.

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