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de la O applies for Bar readmission

Jose Miguel de la O of Coral Gables was disbarred from the practice of law in Florida pursuant to the Supreme Court’s Order of May 20, 2010, for the misappropriation of client funds. He has submitted an application for readmission to The Florida Bar. The Florida Board of Bar Examiners will conduct a public hearing […]

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Mantle applies for readmission

Holly Ann Mantle of Vero Beach was disbarred from the practice of law in Florida pursuant to the Supreme Court’s Order of September 26, 2014, for trust account and trust fund violations. She has submitted an application for readmission to The Florida Bar. The Florida Board of Bar Examiners will conduct a public hearing on […]

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The evolution of discipline cases and the court’s treatment of professionalism

Most Florida Bar members uphold the high ethical standards the profession demands. But for the small fraction who risk discipline through unprofessional conduct, “The First Amendment is a poor defense.” So warns Tampa attorney Scott Tozian, a former prosecutor and former Florida Bar staff counsel who primarily defends lawyers in grievance cases. Click Here To […]

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Looking for free CLE? LegalFuel can hook you up

LegalFuel: The Practice Resource Center of The Florida Bar offers a host of free on-demand education programs, available at www.legalfuel.com/free-cle. LegalFuel Director Christine Bilbrey says the center currently offers 160 complimentary programs online that provide 194.5 hours of general CLE credit, including: 34 hours of ethics Click Here To Read The Full Article

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FIU Law wins Chester Bedell Memorial Mock Trial Competition

FIU Law Trial Team Bedell Champions, from the left, Alexander A. Pollock, Forrest J. Wilson, Victoria Thacker, and Christopher C. Chillingworth The Florida International University College of Law Trial Team bested 15 other teams to captured the 2022 Trial Lawyers Section’s Chester Bedell Memorial Mock Trial Competition. The winning team included Victoria Thacker and Forrest J. […]

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