MIAMI, FL – November 30, 2021–Bast Amron’s, Special Counsel Brian Tannebaum was quoted in a recent Bloomberg Law article, “Ethics Awareness, Education Up as Attorney Discipline Falls.” Brian gives his perspective on what could be driving down the number of attorneys being disciplined in Florida. He told the publication that it could partly be due to the growth in the Florida Bar’s Attorney Consumer Assistance Program, which helps weed out complaints that don’t merit investigation.
Brian also said that proactive state bars, courts, and grievance committees help keep attorneys in line. Tougher sanctions for conduct that previously led to a reprimand or short-term suspension also could be a deterrent in Florida.
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