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Wellington attorney reprimanded for accounting error

Olivia Olsen Mar. 22, 2017, 11:37pm

TALLAHASSEE — Wellington, Florida, attorney Avery Spencer Chapman was sentenced to be publicly reprimanded via publication in an order filed on Jan. 19 by the Florida Supreme Court.

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.

Florida Supreme Court orders suspension for Orlando attorney

Olivia Olsen Mar. 21, 2017, 11:12pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court recently ordered a suspension for Orlando attorney Fatima Rita dos Santos Fahmy because of her alleged failure to comply with the conditions of her probation from a prior disciplinary ruling.

Coral Gables attorney suspended for allegedly not filing motions for clients

Olivia Olsen Mar. 21, 2017, 9:43pm

TALLAHASSEE — George Joseph Charnota, an attorney practicing in Coral Gables, was suspended from the practice of law by the Florida Supreme Court for failure to diligently represent his clients.

Fort Myers attorney suspended for having affair with client

Olivia Olsen Mar. 21, 2017, 8:06pm

TALLAHASSEE — Fort Myers attorney Robert Steven Cohen was suspended from the practice of law for a period of 30 days in response to allegations that Cohen engaged in a sexual relationship with a client.

Florida lawyer publicly reprimanded for conflict of interest

Olivia Olsen Oct. 6, 2016, 5:15pm

TALLAHASSEE -- Attorney David Barry Newman has been publicly reprimanded by the Florida Supreme Court following charges of conflict of interest. 

Florida attorney Stephen M. Newman's license revoked after committing a felony

Olivia Olsen Oct. 6, 2016, 5:14pm

TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court has accepted a request for disciplinary revocation of license to practice law belonging to attorney Stephen M. Newman. 

Florida attorney suspended after possession charge

Olivia Olsen Oct. 6, 2016, 2:10pm

ORLANDO -- Attorney Samuel Harker Lanier was suspended indefinitely by the Florida Bar Association in June. The ruling stems from charges and subsequent guilty verdict of several criminal infractions--both misdemeanor and felony--committed by the lawyer in January. 

Florida lawyer disbarred after involvement in insurance fraud

Olivia Olsen Oct. 6, 2016, 2:08pm

TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court ruled in June to permanently disbar attorney Cory Matthew Meltzer after he was brought up on several disciplinary charges. 

Delray Beach attorney pleads guilty to misconduct, high court rules to reprimand

Olivia Olsen Sep. 28, 2016, 4:48am

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court ruled on July 14 to publicly reprimand Paul Aaron Herman, an attorney operating out of Delray Beach, after he pleaded guilty to misconduct.