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Orlando attorney Bauer disbarred over alleged trust account irregularities, abandoning practice

By Karen Kidd | Feb 3, 2019

Suspended Orlando attorney Christine G. Bauer has been disbarred following a Nov. 29 Florida Supreme Court order over alleged irregularities in her client trust account and abandoning her practice, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Longtime Orlando attorney faces reprimand over client's post-conviction matter

By Karen Kidd | Feb 1, 2019

Longtime Orlando attorney Frank J. Bankowitz III faces a reprimand following a Aug. 23 Florida Supreme Court order stemming from a client's post-conviction case, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.

Miami attorney held in contempt, indefinitely suspended after allegedly failing to respond to state bar inquiries

By Karen Kidd | Feb 1, 2019

Miami attorney Sonia Yvette Amador has been indefinitely suspended following a Dec. 26 Florida Supreme Court order for allegedly failing to cooperate in a official inquiry, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.

Vero Beach attorney disbarred following bank fraud conviction

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

Vero Beach real estate attorney Eric Brett Granitur has been disbarred following a Dec. 13 Florida Supreme Court order and his conviction by a federal jury last summer on bank fraud charges, according to an announcement by The Florida Bar.

Miami Beach attorney faces disbarment over 'bad faith, annoying, abusive litigation tactics'

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Miami Beach attorney Peter Milan Predrag Vujin faces disbarment following a Dec. 4 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations of misconduct in two civil matters, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Hollywood attorney faces voluntary disbarment following misappropriation allegations

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Hollywood attorney Gregory Eric Schwartz faces voluntarily disbarment following a Nov. 21 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations of misappropriation, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Michigan attorney suspended over allegations in 2 client matters, failing to respond to bar

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Attorney Richard Shant Norsigian of Royal Oak, Michigan, has been suspended following a Nov. 8 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations stemming from two client matters, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Atlantic Beach attorney faces suspension over allegations in 3 client matters

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Atlantic Beach attorney Brett Allen Mearkle faces a 90-day suspension following a Dec. 20 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he did very little or no work on three client cases, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Fort Pierce attorney publicly reprimanded after client's appeal dismissed for lack of brief

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Fort Pierce attorney Derek Vaughn Lewis has been publicly reprimanded following a Nov. 15 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he botched an appeal, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Oft-suspended Miami attorney disbarred following communication issues in appeal

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Miami attorney Kenneth Joseph Kukec has been disbarred following a Nov. 29 Florida Supreme Court order and five suspensions in less than five years, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Miami attorney faces disbarment after allowing legal assistant to live in client's house

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Miami attorney Peter Dale Fellows faces disbarment following a Dec. 4 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations that included allowing a legal assistant to live in a client's house, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Miami attorney reprimanded following failure to comply with suspension requirements

By Karen Kidd | Dec 27, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – Miami attorney Robert Reza Dixon was disbarred following an Nov. 1 Florida Supreme Court order for allegedly failing to comply with a suspension handed down earlier this year, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Coral Gables attorney disbarred following alleged noncompliance with suspension conditions

By K. Barrett Bilali | Dec 27, 2018

Suspended Coral Gables attorney Aldo Guillermo Busot Jr. has been disbarred following a Dec. 21 Florida Supreme Court order for allegedly failing to comply with the conditions of his suspension handed down earlier this year, according to an announcement by The Florida Bar.

Ocala attorney indefinitely suspended after allegedly abandoning practice

By Karen Kidd | Dec 27, 2018

Ocala attorney John Ralph Borland has been indefinitely suspended following an Nov. 28 Florida Supreme Court order after he allegedly abandoned his practice, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Canadian attorney reciprocally disciplined by Florida Supreme Court

By Karen Kidd | Dec 2, 2018

Canadian attorney Adam Seif faces suspension in Florida in a reciprocal discipline following a Nov. 15 Florida Supreme Court order following his suspension in Canada, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.

Melbourne attorney disbarred for allegedly abandoning clients

By Karen Kidd | Dec 2, 2018

Suspended Melbourne attorney Rolando Enrique Rodriguez has been disbarred following an Oct. 4 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations that he abandoned his clients, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.

Orlando attorney publicly reprimanded over inappropriate texts to client's girlfriend

By Karen Kidd | Dec 2, 2018

Orlando attorney Curtis Dee Mendenhall has been publicly reprimanded following a Nov. 8 Florida Supreme Court order for allegedly flirting via text with a client's girlfriend, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.

Miami attorney faces suspension, probation over alleged mismanagement of trust account and employee

By Karen Kidd | Dec 2, 2018

Miami attorney LaTonia Denise Jackson faces suspension and probation following a Nov. 8 Florida Supreme Court order over issues arising from mismanagement of her trust account and a nonattorney employee, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.

Tallahassee attorney faces 30-day suspension over unpaid restitution order, practicing while ineligible

By Karen Kidd | Dec 2, 2018

Tallahassee attorney John Edward Eagen faces a 30-day suspension following a Nov. 8 Florida Supreme Court order over an unpaid previous restitution order and practicing while ineligible, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.

West Palm Beach attorney faces 10-day suspension over bungled title transfer

By Karen Kidd | Dec 2, 2018

West Palm Beach attorney Richard Brian Carey faces a 10-day suspension following a Nov. 15 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he his mishandled a title transfer, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.

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