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Click to open document 10/03/2018 The Florida Bar PETITION-SUSPENSION (EMERGENCY) Adria E. Quintela 897000 BY: Adria E. Quintela 897000
10/03/2018 The Florida Bar No Fee Required
Click to open document 10/03/2018 The Florida Bar APPENDIX-PETITION Adria E. Quintela 897000 BY: Adria E. Quintela 897000 Exhibit A
Click to open document 10/03/2018 The Florida Bar APPENDIX-PETITION Adria E. Quintela 897000 BY: Adria E. Quintela 897000 Exhibit B
Click to open document 10/03/2018 The Florida Bar APPENDIX-PETITION Adria E. Quintela 897000 BY: Adria E. Quintela 897000 Exhibit C
Click to open document 10/03/2018 The Florida Bar POSSIBLE VENUE Adria E. Quintela 897000 BY: Adria E. Quintela 897000
Click to open document 10/03/2018 The Florida Bar ACKNOWLEDGMENT LETTER-NEW CASE-FLBAR Supreme Court Of Florida FSC BY: Supreme Court Of Florida FSC
Click to open document 10/08/2018 The Florida Bar DISP-SUSPENSION (EMERG CLOSE OUT) The Petition for Emergency Suspension filed pursuant to Rule 3-5.2 of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar is approved and it is hereby ordered that Respondent is suspended from the practice of law until further order of this Court, and Respondent is ordered: a. to accept no new clients from the date of this Court's order and to cease representing any clients after thirty days of this Court's order. In addition, Respondent shall cease acting as personal representative for any estate, as guardian for any ward, and as trustee for any trust and will seek to withdraw from said representation within thirty days from the date of this Court's order and will immediately turn over to any successor the complete financial records of any estate, guardianship, or trust upon the successor's appointment; b. to immediately furnish a copy of Respondent's suspension order to all clients, opposing counsel, and courts before which Respondent is counsel of record and to furnish Staff Counsel of The Florida Bar with the requisite affidavit listing all clients, opposing counsel, and courts so informed within thirty days of this Court's order; c. to stop disbursing or withdrawing any monies from any trust account related to Respondent's law practice without approval of the Florida Supreme Court or a referee appointed by the Florida Supreme Court or by order of the circuit court in which an inventory attorney has been appointed. In addition, Respondent shall deposit any fees or other sums received in connection with the practice of law or in connection with the Respondent's employment as a personal representative, guardian, or trustee, paid to the Respondent within thirty days of this Court's order from which withdrawal may only be made in accordance with restrictions imposed by this Court, and to advise Bar Counsel of the receipt and location of said funds within thirty days of this Court's order; d. to stop withdrawing any monies from any trust account or other financial institution account related to Respondent's law practice or transfer any ownership of real or personal property purchased in whole or part with funds properly belonging to clients, probate estates for which Respondent served as personal representative, guardianship estates for which Respondent served as guardian, and trusts for which Respondent served as trustee without approval of the Florida Supreme Court or a referee appointed by the Florida Supreme Court or by order of the circuit court in which an inventory attorney has been appointed; e. to immediately notify in writing all banks and financial institutions in which Respondent maintains an account related to the practice of law, or related to services rendered as a personal representative of an estate, or related to services rendered as a guardian, or related to services rendered as a trustee, or where Respondent maintains an account that contains funds that originated from a probate estate for which Respondent was personal representative, guardianship estate for which Respondent was guardian, or trust for which Respondent was trustee, of the provisions of Respondent's suspension and to provide said financial institutions with a copy of this Court's order, and furthermore, to provide Bar Counsel with a copy of the notice sent to each bank or financial institution; and f. to immediately comply with and provide all documents and testimony responsive to a subpoena from The Florida Bar for trust account records and any related documents necessary for completion of a trust account audit to be conducted by The Florida Bar. Not final until time expires to file motion for rehearing, and if filed, determined. The filing of a motion for rehearing shall not alter the effective date of this suspension.
Click to open document 10/08/2018 The Florida Bar ORDER-REFEREE APPOINTMENT (EMERG SUSPENSION) HON. S. SUE ROBBINS, C.J., 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Click to open document 10/19/2018 The Florida Bar REFEREE APPOINTED Dated 10/16/18, Hon. Michael G. Takac, Fifth Judicial Circuit
Click to open document 12/07/2018 The Florida Bar MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011
Click to open document 12/07/2018 The Florida Bar APPENDIX-MOTION PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011 -EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) - "NOTICE OF WAIVER"
Click to open document 12/10/2018 The Florida Bar ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) The Florida Bar's request for extension of time is granted and the referee is allowed to and including February 13, 2019, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
Click to open document 01/16/2019 The Florida Bar REFEREES REPORT Michael G. Takac 746096 BY: Michael G. Takac 746096 (HEARING ON RESPONDENT'S MOTION FOR ORDER RELEASING OPERATING ACCOUNT OF ANDERSON HEW PPLC AT FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK, ACCOUNT NUMBER ENDING IN -7200 (LAST FOUR DIGITS))
01/16/2019 The Florida Bar RECORD/TRANSCRIPT (FLA BAR) Michael G. Takac 746096 BY: Michael G. Takac 746096 INTERIM CERTIFICATION OF RECORD AND INDEX
01/16/2019 The Florida Bar RECORD/TRANSCRIPT (FLA BAR) Michael G. Takac 746096 BY: Michael G. Takac 746096 PARTIAL INDEX OF RECORD AND MOTION FOR ORDER RELEASING OPERATING ACCOUNT OF ANDERSON HEW PLLC
Click to open document 01/16/2019 The Florida Bar MOTION-FUNDS DISBURSEMENT RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111 Filed as "Motion for Order Releasing Operating Account of Anderson Hew PLLC"
Click to open document 01/22/2019 The Florida Bar ORDER-SHOW CAUSE (MISC) The Report of Referee (Hearing on Respondent's Motion for Order Releasing Operating Account of Anderson Hew PPLC at Florida Community Bank, Account Number Ending in -7200 (Last Four Digits) was filed on January 16, 2019. The Florida Bar and the Respondent are hereby directed to simultaneously show cause on or before February 6, 2019, why the referee's recommendations should not be approved.
Click to open document 01/25/2019 The Florida Bar RESPONSE PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011 TO 01/22/2019 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
Click to open document 01/28/2019 The Florida Bar RESPONSE RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111 TO 01/22/2019 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
Click to open document 02/12/2019 The Florida Bar MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011 AS TO DISBURSEMENT OF FROZEN TRUST FUNDS
Click to open document 02/14/2019 The Florida Bar ORDER-FLA BAR DISBURSEMENT (FUNDS) The Report of Referee filed with the Court on January 16, 2019, is approved and Respondent's "Motion for Order Releasing Operating Account of Anderson Hew PLLC" is hereby granted. The funds held in the operating account of Anderson Hew PLLC at Florida Community Bank, account number ending in "7200," shall be released under the terms and conditions set out in the Report of Referee. Absent a subsequent order from this Court, no funds shall be disbursed, either directly or indirectly, to Respondent or attorney Jessica Hew.
Click to open document 02/19/2019 The Florida Bar REFEREES REPORT Michael G. Takac 746096 BY: Michael G. Takac 746096 AS TO FINDINGS OF FACT AND RECOMMENDED DISCIPLINE
Click to open document 02/19/2019 The Florida Bar ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) The Florida Bar's "Motion for Extension of Time to File Report of Referee as to Disbursement of Frozen Trust Funds" is granted and the referee is allowed to and including May 13, 2019, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
02/19/2019 The Florida Bar RECORD/TRANSCRIPT (FLA BAR) Michael G. Takac 746096 BY: Michael G. Takac 746096 W/INDEX OF RECORD, CERTIFICATION OF RECORD AND INDEX, EXHIBITS (4 BINDERS) AND MISC. PLEADINGS (2 BOXES)
Click to open document 02/19/2019 The Florida Bar AFFIDAVIT/STATEMENT OF COSTS PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011 DATED 02/06/2019
Click to open document 02/19/2019 The Florida Bar AFFIDAVIT/STATEMENT OF COSTS PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011 AMENDED, DATED 02/11/2019
Click to open document 03/29/2019 The Florida Bar LETTER-FLA BAR (WILL PETITION FOR REVIEW) Adria E. Quintela 897000 BY: Adria E. Quintela 897000
Click to open document 04/17/2019 The Florida Bar NOTICE-INTENT TO SEEK REVIEW OF REFEREE'S REPORT PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011 RE: REPORT OF REFEREE AS TO FINDINGS OF FACT AND RECOMMENDED DISCIPLINE
Click to open document 05/15/2019 The Florida Bar INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011
05/15/2019 The Florida Bar TRANSCRIPT (FLA BAR) PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011 Final Hearing Proceedings Before The Honorable Michael G. Takac - Thursday, January 10, 2019
05/15/2019 The Florida Bar TRANSCRIPT (FLA BAR) PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011 Final Hearing Proceedings Before The Honorable Michael G. Takac - Friday, January 11, 2019
Click to open document 05/15/2019 The Florida Bar REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011
Click to open document 05/21/2019 The Florida Bar MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111 AS TO DISBURSEMENT OF FROZEN TRUST FUNDS
Click to open document 05/21/2019 The Florida Bar MOTION-RECORD SUPPLEMENTATION RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111 Filed as "Unopposed Motion to Supplement the Record" w/Exhibit A
Click to open document 05/28/2019 The Florida Bar ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) "Respondent's Motion for Extension of Time to File Report of Referee as to Disbursement of Frozen Trust Funds" is granted and the referee is allowed to and including July 22, 2019, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
Click to open document 05/28/2019 The Florida Bar ORDER-RECORD SUPPLEMENTATION GR (MISC) Respondent's "Unopposed Motion to Supplement the Record" is granted and the record is hereby supplemented with the attachment to said motion.
Click to open document 05/28/2019 The Florida Bar MOTION-EXT OF TIME (ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS) RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111
Click to open document 05/30/2019 The Florida Bar ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS) Respondent's motion for extension of time is granted, and respondent is allowed to and including June 24, 2019, in which to serve the answer brief on the merits. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied. All other times will be extended accordingly.
Click to open document 06/24/2019 The Florida Bar ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111
Click to open document 06/24/2019 The Florida Bar APPENDIX-MERIT BRIEF RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111 ***Does not contain bookmarks, page numbers in index do not match page numbers displayed by the PDF reader.*** STRICKEN 06/25/2019
Click to open document 06/24/2019 The Florida Bar REFEREES REPORT-SUPPLEMENTAL Michael G. Takac 746096 BY: Michael G. Takac 746096 AS TO DISBURSEMENT OF FROZEN TRUST FUNDS
06/24/2019 The Florida Bar SUPP RECORD/TRANSCRIPT (FLA BAR) Michael G. Takac 746096 BY: Michael G. Takac 746096 W/SUPPLEMENTAL INDEX OF RECORD, CERTIFICATION OF RECORD AND SUPPLEMENTAL INDEX, AND MISC. PLEADINGS
Click to open document 06/25/2019 The Florida Bar ORDER-APPENDIX STRICKEN Respondent's appendix does not comply with Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.220 and is hereby stricken. An amended appendix may be filed within five days from the date of this order. Per rule 9.220, the amended appendix must be a separate PDF document, properly bookmarked, indexed, and consecutively paginated so that the page numbers displayed by the PDF reader exactly match the pagination of the index.
Click to open document 06/25/2019 The Florida Bar APPENDIX-AMENDED-MERIT BRIEF RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111
Click to open document 06/28/2019 The Florida Bar REPLY BRIEF-MERITS PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011
Click to open document 09/05/2019 The Florida Bar ORDER-OA SCHED The above case is hereby scheduled for oral argument at 9:00 a.m., Thursday, November 7, 2019. A maximum of fifteen minutes to the side is allowed for the argument, but counsel is expected to use only so much of that time as is necessary. Respondent's appearance at oral argument is required. NO CONTINUANCES WILL BE GRANTED EXCEPT UPON A SHOWING OF EXTREME HARDSHIP.
Click to open document 09/11/2019 The Florida Bar LETTER RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111 RE: APPEARANCE AT ORAL ARGUMENT
Click to open document 10/17/2019 The Florida Bar NOTICE-COUNS SUBSTITUTION PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011
11/07/2019 The Florida Bar ORAL ARGUMENT HELD
Click to open document 03/07/2022 The Florida Bar DISP-SUSPENDED (IMMEDIATELY PROBATION) Upon consideration of the report of referee, the briefs filed in this case, and having had the benefit of oral argument, the referee's findings of fact, recommendations as to guilt, and findings in mitigation and aggravation are hereby approved. The Court finds two additional aggravating factors: a pattern of misconduct and substantial experience in the practice of law. See Fla. Stds. Imposing Law. Sancs. 9.22(c), (i). The referee's recommended discipline is also approved, and respondent is suspended from the practice of law for three years. Respondent is currently suspended and the Court, in an exercise of its discretion, makes this suspension effective nunc pro tunc to November 7, 2019, the date on which the Court placed this case in abeyance pending resolution of case number SC19-1340. Respondent shall fully comply with Rule Regulating the Florida Bar 3-5.1(h). Respondent shall also fully comply with Rule Regulating the Florida Bar 3-6.1, if applicable. Upon reinstatement, respondent will be placed on probation for five years under the terms and conditions set forth in the report. Judgment is entered for The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300, for recovery of costs from Elizabeth Jayne Anderson in the amount of $21,150.18, for which sum let execution issue. Not final until time expires to file motion for rehearing, and if filed, determined. The filing of a motion for rehearing shall not alter the effective date of this suspension.
Click to open document 03/18/2022 The Florida Bar ORDER-FLA BAR DISBURSEMENT (FUNDS) The Report of Referee as to Disbursement of Frozen Trust Funds was filed with the Court on June 24, 2019. Having received no petitions for review, the report is treated as the referee's final order. See R. Regulating Fla. Bar 3-5.2(d). The funds held in the three trust accounts of Anderson Hew at Florida Community Bank shall be unfrozen and access to these accounts shall be given to Jessica Hew. The funds held in the Anderson Legal Group trust accounts at Seaside National Bank and Fairwinds Credit Union shall be distributed in accordance with the referee's recommendation as listed in Schedule A of the referee's report.
Click to open document 03/18/2022 The Florida Bar MOTION-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE RS Elizabeth Jayne Anderson 626351 BY: RS Warren William Lindsey 299111 Filed as "Motion for Clarification"
Click to open document 03/22/2022 The Florida Bar RESPONSE PT The Florida Bar FB BY: PT Carrie Constance Lee 552011 Filed as "Response to Motion for Clarification"
Click to open document 04/28/2022 The Florida Bar ORDER-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE GR Respondent's "Motion for Clarification" is hereby granted. Pursuant to Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 3-7.10, Respondent is eligible to file a petition for reinstatement on or after January 19, 2023.