A Miami lawyer who was jailed by a Florida judge for missing a trial has been released from jail after posting a $10,000 bond.
The lawyer, Jonathan S. Schwartz of Schwartz and Associates, claims he is the victim of an overzealous Collier County, Fla., judge with a bias toward “East Coast” lawyers from south Florida. He is planning to appeal his 10-day contempt sentence.
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