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Attorney discipline: 13 in South Florida are punished

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 13 South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by the Florida Bar, including Theodore Tarone, of Palm Beach, who pleaded guilty to mail fraud charges connected to real estate closings. Tarone was among two disb.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2013

Florida Bar disciplines 8 South Florida attorneys; three licenses revoked

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 19 attorneys statewide in July and August, including Lake Worth attorney Timothy McCabe, who was disbarred. McCabe admitted to misappropriating millions in client funds and abandoned his practice. (Case Nos. SC13-549.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2013

Attorney discipline: 10 punished in South Florida

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 10 South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by The Florida Bar. Three were disbarred, three received disciplinary revocations and four were suspended. Here are the actions by the Bar: Russell Samuel Adler, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2014

Attorney discipline: 7 punished in South Florida

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined seven South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by the Florida Bar. Of those disciplined, two attorneys were disbarred and five were suspended. RELATED CONTENT: 10 South Florida attorneys punished in April .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2014

Two Orlando-area lawyers disciplined by Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court on Friday announced it has disciplined 21 attorneys, disbarring one, suspending 17 and publicly reprimanding three — including two lawyers from Orlando. The local lawyers disciplined include: • Ometrias Deon Long, P.O. Box .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2014

Florida Supreme Court disciplines 4 C. Fla. attorneys

The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 21 attorneys — including four in the Orlando area — disbarring two, suspending 17 and publicly reprimanding two. In addition, seven attorneys received more than one form of discipline, incl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2013

Six local attorneys disciplined by the Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 34 attorneys — including six in the Orlando area — disbarred 13, revoked the license of one, suspended 11 and publicly reprimanded nine. Among the local attorneys disciplined are: • Damo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2013

Florida Bar disciplines 3 C. Fla. attorneys

The Florida Bar in recent court orders disciplined 24 attorneys, disbarring five, revoking the license of one, suspending nine and publicly reprimanding eight, including three attorneys from Central Florida. The local attorneys include: • Andrea Black.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2013

TD Bank, exec charged by SEC in Ponzi scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that it has charged TD Bank and a former executive with violating securities laws in connection with a $1.4 billion South Florida-based Ponzi scheme conducted by Scott Rothstein, a now-disbarred lawyer wh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 23rd, 2013

Former Wells Fargo tellers accused of stealing from online accounts

Federal authorities charged five South Florida residents, including two former tellers at Wells Fargo Bank, with stealing customers’ identities to pilfer money from their accounts. Former tellers Wassim Jamal Abouassali, of Plantation, and Luis M. Jime.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2014

US climate change to hit south hardest - Financial Times

The OlympianUS climate change to hit south hardestFinancial TimesSouthern states including Florida, Louisiana, and Texas face some of the greatest financial risks from global warming, according to a study of the economic implications of climate change for.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 24th, 2014

US climate change "to hit south hardest" - Financial Times

SalonUS climate change 'to hit south hardest'Financial TimesSouthern states including Florida, Louisiana, Texas and California face some of the greatest financial risks from global warming, according to a study of the economic implications of clim.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 24th, 2014

Former Merrill Lynch securities broker among two in South Florida fined, suspended

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority issued fines and suspensions against two securities brokers in South Florida, including a former long-time employee of Merrill Lynch. Jupiter resident Mark Edward Imbertson, formerly a broker with Merrill Lynch.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2014

South Dakota Is the Best State for Retirement; Florida Misses Top 10

Bankrate.com looked at several factors to determine which states offer the best quality of life for retirees, including local weather, cost of living, crime rate, and health care quality......»»

Category: videoSource: thestreetMay 8th, 2014

Former Rothstein CFO Charged in $1.2B Ponzi Scheme

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — The former chief financial officer of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s law firm has been charged with conspiracy in the $1.2 billion fraud. South Florida federal prosecutors filed a court document Wednesday charg.....»»

Category: topSource: timeApr 16th, 2014

Obama to nominate four judges in Florida

President Barack Obama will nominate four attorneys, including three sitting state judges, to the federal bench in Florida, the White House announced Wednesday, the Jacksonville Business Journal reports. Two of the nominations will be to the U.S. Distric.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2014

Upcoming IKEA to hire 350 in Miami

IKEA’s new Sweetwater location is looking to hire 350 employees, the company said in a news release. Set to open in the summer, IKEA’s second South Florida location is looking for people to fill a variety of positions, including jobs in home furnishi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2014

Polar Vortex Holds 187 Million People In Its Icy Grip

The so-called Polar Vortex is now moving south and east after pulling down temperatures to record lows in many regions. Some 32 states have issued wind chill warnings and advisories today including Montana and Florida. The polar vortex has forced several .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 7th, 2014

StreetEasy to shut down 3 listing sites

StreetEasy, the real estate listings website purchased by Zillow Inc., is shutting down its sites for Washington, Philadelphia and south Florida properties.StreetEasy will continue to list homes in the New York metropolitan area, including New York City, .....»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 9th, 2013

South Florida sees August home prices jump 14%

Home pricing including distressed sales jumped a whopping 14 percent in each of South Florida’s counties, with Miami-Dade leading the charge as usual, according to CoreLogic. In Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, home prices, including distressed sales, increa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2013