Three South Florida attorneys have been disbarred and seven others have been disciplined by the Florida Supreme Court.
Jussi Kustaa Kivisto of Lake Worth was permanently disbarred after being found in contempt for failing to comply with terms of a May 2010 suspension order and a September 2010 disbarment order. He continued to identify himself as an attorney and advertised his availability for legal services.
Michael Lubin of North Miami Beach was permanently disbarred after being found in contempt for failing to comply with terms of a June 2010 disbarment order. He didn’t provide a sworn affidavit within 30 days listing the contact information for those notified of his disbarment order.
Guy Jean-Pierre of Boca Raton was disbarred for engaging in fraudulent behavior by forging the name of his attorney-niece and filing letters pertaining to publicly traded companies under her name and without her knowledge.
Anthony Martin Livoti Jr. of Fort Lauderdale was suspended indefinitely after he was convicted of federal fraud and money laundering conspiracy in the $830 million viatical fraud at Fort Lauderdale-based Mutual Benefits Corp.
Frank Excel Marley III of Davie was suspended indefinitely after he was convicted of fraud and theft for bilking the Seminole Indian tribe out of $1.3 million in travel, phone calls and meetings that never occurred.
Jeffrey Hilliard Hochberg of Deerfield Beach was suspended indefinitely after being found in contempt for repeatedly failing to respond to Florida Bar inquiries about a complaint.
Richard Martin Nelson of Weston was suspended indefinitely for appearing to cause great public harm after a Bar investigation found he misappropriated funds. He was charged with one count of organized fraud and grand theft.
Nick W. Stieglitz Jr. of South Miami was suspended indefinitely for misappropriating client funds.
Yolanda Maria Concepcion of North Miami Beach was suspended for 91 days for withholding payroll taxes from her employee but not remitting them to federal and state governments. Upon reinstatement, she will be on probation for two years.
Peter MacNamara of Miami was suspended for 90 days and placed on probation for two years. He represented a client in a probate involving the filing of federal estate taxes but was not forthright with the Bar about the circumstances of the filing during the disciplinary process.