Florida Supreme Court News

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.

Supreme Court reopens medical malpractice lawsuit despite dissenting justices

By Chandra Lye | Sep 16, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — In a decision that was 4-3, the court has overturned the dismissal of a case involving a young woman who died days after giving birth to a stillborn child.

Woman sues tobacco companies for mom's death, wins appeal

By Charmaine Little | Sep 13, 2018

Two tobacco companies lost a bid to reverse a multi-million dollar judgment against them over a woman's death from smoking.

High court repeals recent ethics panel amendments regarding confidentiality of court documents

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 10, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court repealed two recent amendments to the body of rules of the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC), the state’s top judicial disciplinary agency.

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.

Former circuit judge will be publicly reprimanded

By Karen Kidd | Sep 6, 2018

Jacksonville attorney and former judge Mark Hulsey III faces a public reprimand over allegations of improper campaigning.

Jensen Beach attorney voluntarily disbarred following alleged trust account issues

By Karen Kidd | Sep 6, 2018

Jensen Beach attorney Jean Laws-Scott faces voluntarily disbarment following a pending disciplinary matter involving her trust account.

North Miami Beach attorney suspended over alleged misconduct during his divorce

By Karen Kidd | Sep 6, 2018

The Florida Supreme Court suspended North Miami Beach attorney Madsen Marcellus Jr. over allegations arising from his 2010 divorce.

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