St. Petersburg attorney Stephen Proctor Tourtelot has been disbarred following a Dec. 21 Florida Supreme Court order following allegations he improperly handled four client cases, according to an announcement from The Florida Bar.
Florida House lawmakers are making a second attempt to give Gov. Rick Scott the power to appoint administrative law judges, something that would threaten the independence of that judicial group, the Association of Administrative Law Judges president said during a recent interview.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida federal judge has denied CRST International’s motion to dismiss a man’s lawsuit alleging it did not hire him as a truck driver because he has a service dog to help cope with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues.
TALLAHASSEE — Fort Pierce attorney and City Commissioner Reginald "Reggie" Bernard Sessions faces a 20-day suspension following a Jan. 9 Florida Supreme Court order over issues he encountered representing a client in a parental rights case, according to an announcement from The Florida Bar.
Lady Lake attorney William Jason Scheil has been suspended for one year following a Dec. 28 Florida Supreme Court order admitting in sworn statements to using illegal drugs, including heroin, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.