Law360 has a new story about the firing of Joseph Dunn, the recently fired California Bar Director. The bar says he was fired due to an internal investigation in which it was reported that the director kept certain matters from the bar board — did not tell them all he knew about moving the bar offices from San Francisco to Sacramento, took a trip to Mongolia which the bar paid for and more. The accusations were immediately denied. Ousted Calif. Bar Exec Denies Misleading Board
A Billings attorney has been disciplined regarding efforts in an adoption matter — failed to notify the father of the child and advised the judge that no one other than his clients had an interest in the child. There is more to the story. Billings attorney to be suspended for unethical adoption case, withholding records, Billings Gazette, July 30, 2014.
The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 11 South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by the Florida Bar. South Florida Business Journal. This post will eventually be added to so that the way in which the Florida Bar is regulated may be understood. For the time being it looks as though the Florida Bar is said to be “an arm” of the Florida Supreme Court.