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July 1, 2022 Disciplinary Actions

The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 12 attorneys, suspending five, reprimanding six, and revoking the licenses of one. Two attorneys were placed on probation and one must pay restitution. William J. Cantrell, 401 E. Jackson St., Suite 2340, Tampa, public reprimand by publication effective immediately following a June 2 court order. (Admitted to practice: […]

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Standing Committee on Professionalism to play a key role in new mentoring and professionalism initiatives

Jason Berger The Standing Committee on Professionalism is expected to play a key role in implementing a special committee’s comprehensive proposal for enhancing professionalism. A day before his term expired, President Mike Tanner told the committee at a June 23 meeting in Orlando that the Bar recently forwarded the proposal to the Supreme Court. Click […]

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Wartenberg takes the reins of the Family Law Section

Philip Wartenberg and Heather Apicella Philip S. Wartenberg was sworn in as chair of the Family Law Section June 22 during the annual Membership Awards and Installation Presentation in conjunction with the Bar’s Annual Convention. Wartenberg, a general magistrate, has been a member of the Family Law Section for over two decades, previously serving as […]

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Diaz recognized for promotion of Bar certification

Jennifer Diaz The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization & Education recognized Jennifer Diaz at the Annual Convention for promoting board certification in international law. The award recognizes excellence and creativity by a Florida Bar board certified lawyer in advancing the public’s knowledge of, and reputation for, legal board certification. Click Here To Read The […]

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July 1, 2022 Letters

Minority Lawyers Although I am not in favor of voluntary bar associations created based on gender and race, female Black lawyers in Palm Beach County have done so. The exclusionary parochialism is too obvious; however, the organization may help to further their legal careers. Blacks are an estimated 13.4% of the U.S. population. According to […]

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