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Tampa attorney to be publicly reprimanded for allegedly leaving staff unsupervised

By Karen Kidd | Aug 3, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Tampa attorney Shazia Nagamia Sparkman has been publicly reprimanded following a July 5 Florida Supreme Court order regarding allegations she left her staff unsupervised, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Longtime Tampa attorney voluntarily disbarred pending disciplinary matters

By Karen Kidd | Aug 3, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Longtime Tampa attorney Nathaniel W. Tindall has been voluntarily disbarred following a Aug. 24 Florida Supreme Court order pending disciplinary matters against him, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar. here

Longboat Key attorney indefinitely suspended after alleged misappropriation, theft conviction

By Karen Kidd | Aug 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Longboat Key attorney Daniel Warren Morse Jr. has been indefinitely suspended following a July 2 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations of misappropriation and his conviction on theft charges earlier this year, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Boca Raton attorney's disbarment follows husband's disbarment

By Karen Kidd | Aug 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Boca Raton attorney Lori Kathryn Kovacs has been disbarred following a May 15 Florida Supreme Court order after she failed to respond to an inquiry, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Palm Beach attorney indefinitely suspended after not responding to inquiries

By Karen Kidd | Aug 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Palm Beach attorney Frederick Joseph Keitel III has been indefinitely suspended following a July 10 Florida Supreme Court order for failing to respond to official inquires after he was sanctioned by a bankruptcy court, according to court documents and a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Cooper City attorney suspended again after plea on illegal drug charge

By Karen Kidd | Aug 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Suspended Cooper City attorney Melissa A. Heaton has been suspended again following a June 7 Florida Supreme Court order after her plea to an illegal drug charge, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Fort Lauderdale attorney voluntarily disbarred ahead of disciplinary matter

By Karen Kidd | Aug 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Fort Lauderdale attorney Marcelo Gomez has been voluntarily disbarred following a June 28 Florida Supreme Court order ahead of a pending disciplinary matter regarding accepting cash from a defendant during an investigation in 2014, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Fort Myers attorney indefinitely suspended for allegedly abandoning his practice

By Karen Kidd | Aug 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Fort Myers attorney Joseph Patrick Gaeta has been indefinitely suspended following a June 20 Florida Supreme Court order regarding allegations he abandoned his law practice, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Tampa attorney suspended for improper supervision of non-lawyer employee

By Karen Kidd | Aug 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Longtime Tampa attorney Morris Joseph Fonte Jr. has been suspended following a June 14 Florida Supreme Court order regarding allegations he failed to properly supervise his no-nattorney employee, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Tampa attorney again found in contempt, suspended after failing to respond to bar inquiry

By Karen Kidd | Aug 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Tampa attorney Michael Eric Eisenberg has been suspended following a June 26 Florida Supreme Court order after being found in contempt for noncompliance with a previous court order, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Davie attorney voluntarily disbarred after admitting to misappropriating more than $300,000

By Karen Kidd | Aug 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Davie attorney Bradley Scott Douglas has been voluntarily disbarred following a June 7 Florida Supreme Court order regarding allegations that included misappropriation, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar. "

Dania Beach attorney issued indefinite suspension over misappropriation allegations

By Karen Kidd | Aug 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Dania Beach attorney Jeremy W. Alters has been suspended until further order following a May 21 Florida Supreme Court order regarding misappropriation allegations for which he was suspended nearly seven years ago, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar and a referee's report.

Coral Gables attorney disbarred, ordered to pay $136,000 in restitution

By Karen Kidd | Aug 1, 2018

The Florida Supreme Court disbarred Coral Gables attorney Francisco Jose Aguero on June 28 over misappropriation allegations.

Lake City attorney publicly reprimanded following DUI plea

By Karen Kidd | Jul 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Lake City attorney Stephen Michael Witt, practicing in Florida for 41 years, has been publicly reprimanded following a May 17 Florida Supreme Court after his plea to a DUI charge, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Plantation attorney suspended over loan modification allegations

By Karen Kidd | Jul 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Plantation attorney Stuart Jared Starr, practicing in Florida for almost a half-century, has been suspended for 90 days following a May 24 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations stemming from a loan modification matter, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Naples attorney challenges 1-year suspension recommendation, gets 3 years instead

By Karen Kidd | Jul 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Naples attorney Jon Douglas Parrish has been suspended for three years following a May 3 Florida Supreme Court opinion over allegations stemming from business dealings with one of his clients, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Jacksonville attorney disbarred, ordered to pay $1.25 million over trust account allegations

By Karen Kidd | Jul 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Suspended Jacksonville attorney Christoper Michael Ochoa, after less than seven years in practice, has been disbarred following a May 3 Florida Supreme Court order regarding trust account irregularities, perjury and other allegations, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Oviedo attorney permanently disbarred for allegedly practicing while under previous disbarment

By Karen Kidd | Jul 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Oviedo attorney Mark Vernon Morsch has been permanently disbarred following a May 25 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he practiced law under a previous disbarment, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

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