Prominent Miami maritime attorney Brett Rivkind finds himself on the other side of a lawsuit after his landlord filed an eviction notice for nonpayment of a rent increase.
A family court judge charged with ethics infractions admits she sought advice on her own child-support problem from a lawyer who had cases filed in her court, but she denies any complicity in covering up the conflict of interest.
Broward County attorney Frank Excel Marley III bilked the Seminole Indian tribe out of $1.3 million in travel, phone calls and meetings that never occurred. He will be sentenced Feb. 21.
A New Jersey lawyer who allegedly stole client fees from his firm by depositing them into his own trust account won't be prosecuted, provided he successfully completes a one-year diversionary program.
It all started with a speeding ticket. The situation escalated with a strongly worded letter to a court clerk, and then reached the precipice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Now 10 years after he was first pulled over, Stephen J. Williams, of Storrs, is continuing to fight a disciplinary case that led to a his law license being suspended in two states and the District of Columbia, as well as a temporary ban from practicing in federal court.