April 15, 2003 Disciplinary Actions

first_img Disciplinary Actions April 15, 2003 Disciplinary Actions April 15, 2003 Disciplinary Actionscenter_img The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders suspended 11 attorneys, accepted the disciplinary resignation of three, and disbarred two.The following lawyers are disciplined: William Reid Clifton, 41 Derby St., Cocoa, suspended from practicing law in Florida for ten days, effective December 21 2002, following an August 22 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1971) Clifton failed to respond in a timely manner to official Bar inquiries into his conduct. (Case no. SC01-1692) Adrienne Fechter, 8725 Roswell Road, Atlanta, Ga., suspended from practicing law in Florida for ten days and thereafter until she submits a written response to The Florida Bar regarding allegations referred to in a Bar complaint, effective 30 days following a February 6 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1986) Fechter failed to respond in writing to an official inquiry by the Bar into her conduct. (Case no. SC02-1576) William Marshall Fogarty, 1489 W. Palmetto Park Road, Ste. 455, Boca Raton, disbarred from practicing law in Florida, effective 30 days following a February 13 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1986) An audit of Fogarty’s trust account revealed ongoing shortages. Fogarty failed to hold client and third party funds in trust and commingled deposits of his personal funds into the trust account. He also failed maintain minimum trust account records. (Case no. SC02-2009) David Forestier, Jr., 12865 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami, suspended from practicing law in Florida for 30 days, effective 60 days following a February 13 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1987) Forestier failed to provide competent representation to a client, to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client, to keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and comply with reasonable requests for information, and to make reasonable efforts to expedite litigation consistent with the interests of the client. He also failed to respond to an official inquiry by the Bar. (Case no. SC02-2127) Austin Brian Gran, 43 Riverside Ave., Medford, Mass., disbarred from practicing law in Florida, effective immediately following a February 6 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1985) Gran violated rules regulating The Florida Bar in several unrelated matters. He failed to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing clients, to keep clients reasonably informed about the status of a matter and comply with reasonable requests for information, and to respond to official inquiries by the Bar. (Case no. SC01-1612) Arlene Lloyd Han, 1628 S.E. 13th Terrace, Cape Coral, suspended from practicing law in Florida, effective 30 days from February 7, following a February 12 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1988) On January 16, 2001, Han was charged with possession of cocaine, a third degree felony, and possession of paraphernalia, a first degree felony. She subsequently pleaded guilty to both charges. (Case no. SC03-136) Roscoe E. Long, P.O. Box 1133, Dunedin, resigned in lieu of disciplinary proceedings, without leave to seek readmission, following a January 23 court order. Long was previously granted a disciplinary resignation with leave to seek readmission after five years. ( Admitted to practice : 1992) Long violated his previous disciplinary resignation by continuing to have direct contact with a client. continuing to hold himself out as a licensed attorney to the client, Long engaged in the unauthorized practice of law. (Case no. SC02-1870) Byron Howard Perkins, 305 S. Parramore Ave., Orlando, suspended from practicing law in Florida for six months to run concurrent with a six-month suspension entered in another case, following a February 6 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1991) Perkins failed to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client, to keep a client informed about the status of a matter and promptly comply with reasonable requests for information, and to respond to an official inquiry by the Bar into his conduct. He also collected an illegal, prohibited, or clearly excessive fee. (Case no. SC02-1686) Martin E. Powers, 2562 S.W. 8th St., Ste. A, Miami, resigned in lieu of disciplinary proceedings, with leave to seek readmission after five years, effective immediately following an October 24 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1982) Powers allegedly violated Bar rules regulating trust accounts. (Case no. SC02-2151) Roger Rodriguez, 2800 Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 303, Miami, suspended from practicing law in Florida until he has produced requested trust account records, effective 30 days following a February 5 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1990) Rodriguez failed to comply with a properly issued subpoena for trust account records, dated August 28, 2002, and failed to show good cause for his failure to comply. (Case no. SC02-2444) Stephen Christopher Schroeder, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, suspended from practicing law in Florida for 30 days, effective retroactive to December 9, 2002, following a February 13 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1989) Schroeder failed to follow minimum trust accounting procedures and to maintain minimum trust accounting records. He also failed to comply with a subpoena for trust accounting records and to promptly deliver trust funds. (Case no. SC02-1146) John Thomas Shandorf, 152 E. 84th St., New York, N.Y., resigned in lieu of disciplinary proceedings, with leave to seek readmission after five years, effective immediately following a December 12 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1993) Shandorf was found guilty of two felonies, conspiracy to receive bribes in return for being influenced in the performance of official duties and accepting bribes in return for being influenced in the performance of official duties. (Case no. SC02-1123) John Joseph Robert Skrandel, 9112 Alternate A1A, Ste. 101, North Palm Beach, suspended from practicing law in Florida for three years, effective immediately following a January 9 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1997) Skrandel was convicted of aggravated assault with a firearm in November 2000. The conduct which was the subject of the criminal action occurred at a little league batting practice in the presence of young children. (Case no. SC02-1546) Saul Smolar, 1440 Coral Ridge Drive, Coral Springs, suspended from practicing law in Florida for three years, effective 30 days following a January 9 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1982) Smolar violated rules regulating The Florida Bar in several unrelated matters. Among his violations, Smolar allowed his paralegal to have excessive control of cases and to take actions inconsistent with his nonlawyer status. (Case no. SC01-1321) Bartley Kenneth Vickers, 214 N. Washington St., Jacksonville, suspended from practicing law in Florida for 91 days, effective 30 days following a January 9 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1970) Vickers failed to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client, to keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter, and to respond in writing to an official inquiry by the Bar into his conduct. He also collected an illegal, prohibited or clearly excessive fee. (Case no. SC02-1939) Charles Louis Weissing, P.O. Box 13903, Tampa, suspended from practicing law in Florida for six months, effective 30 days following a February 13 court order. ( Admitted to practice : 1983) Weissing failed to provide competent representation to a client, to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client, and to keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and promptly comply with reasonable requests for information. He also failed to respond to an official inquiry by the Bar into his conduct. (Case no. SC02-1691) Court orders are not final until time expires to file a rehearing motion and, if filed, determined. The filing of such a motion does not alter the effective date of the discipline.last_img read more

MMHE net loss deepens

first_imgLNG carrier repair specialist Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) reported a deeper loss during the second quarter of 2017. The company’s net loss reached RM 13.7 million ($3.2 million) during the second quarter, dropping from RM 2.6 million in the corresponding quarter in 2016.The group’s revenue of RM257.3 million was 13 percent lower than RM297.4 million in the corresponding quarter with operating loss widening to RM10.3 million from RM0.5 million loss in the corresponding quarter, according to the company’s report.The marine sector, however, saw a 25 percent increase in revenue to RM99.3 million despite lower LNG vessels repair, MMHE, the unit of Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings (MHB), said in its statement.The losses deepened during the first six months of 2017 to RM31 million from RM 6.1 million in the first six months of 2016.The group’s revenue of RM493.1 million was 11 percent lower than RM 554.2 million in the corresponding 6 months period, mainly due to lower revenue in Heavy Engineering from completion of some offshore projects in the current period.The lower value of LNG vessel repairs, impacted the group’s first half revenue, declining 9.1 percent to RM 257.3 million.1 RM = 0.233620 USDlast_img read more

Iron Man: LA Tenorio sets PBA record with 597 consecutive games played

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