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Click to open document 01/22/2014 COMPLAINT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 01/22/2014 APPENDIX-BAR CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 EXHIBIT COMPOSITE 1
Click to open document 01/22/2014 REQUEST-ADMISSIONS CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
01/22/2014 NOTICE-RELATED CASE(S) CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 SC14-118, THE FLORIDA BAR V. KIMBERLY LYNN BOLDT
Click to open document 01/22/2014 POSSIBLE VENUE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
01/23/2014 No Fee Required
01/24/2014 ACKNOWLEDGMENT LETTER-NEW CASE Supreme Court Florida FSC BY: Supreme Court Florida FSC
01/24/2014 ORDER-REFEREE APPOINTMENT (DISCIPLINARY) HON. BERTILA SOTO C.J., 11TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Click to open document 01/24/2014 MOTION-CONSOLIDATION CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 (02/17/2014: SENT TO REFEREE)
02/12/2014 REFEREE APPOINTED DATED 01/31/2014, HON. MARCIA B. CABALLERO, 11TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Click to open document 06/17/2014 MOTION-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE Rachel Fugate 144029 BY: Rachel Fugate 144029 FILED AS "OBJECTION TO AND MOTION TO QUASH SUBPOENA" W/ EXHIBIT (NOT SERVED ON REFEREE) (06/18/2014: SENT TO REFEREE)
Click to open document 06/19/2014 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 FILED AS LETTER DATED 06/16/2014
06/27/2014 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 January 15, 2015, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
07/30/2014 NOTICE-FILING Rachel Fugate 144029 BY: Rachel Fugate 144029 FILED AS NOTICE OF HEARING (7/30/2014: SENT TO REFEREE)
Click to open document 08/14/2014 MEMORANDUM OF LAW FILED AS "MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF MOTION TO QUASH SUBPOENA"- Rachel E. Fugate 144029 BY: IPA Rachel E. Fugate 144029 (8/15/2014: SENT TO REFEREE)
08/20/2014 NOTICE Rachel Fugate 144029 BY: Rachel Fugate 144029 FILED AS NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF HEARING (8/20/2014: SENT TO REFEREE)
Click to open document 10/28/2014 MOTION-INTERVENE Jorge L. Piedra 88315 BY: Jorge L. Piedra 88315 FILED AS KATELYN SULLIVAN'S MOTION FOR LEAVE TO INTERVENE (REFEREE INCLUDED IN COS)
Click to open document 10/28/2014 NOTICE Jorge L. Piedra 88315 BY: Jorge L. Piedra 88315 FILED AS KATELYN SULLIVAN'S NOTICE OF JOINDER IN THE FLORIDA BAR'S MOTION TO QUASH RESPONDENT'S SUBPOENAS DUCES TECUM (REFEREE INCLUDED IN COS)
Click to open document 12/24/2014 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 FILED AS LETTER REQUESTING EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE REPORT OF REFEREE
01/05/2015 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 May 1, 2015, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
Click to open document 01/16/2015 MOTION-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE Eric Corey Edison 10379 BY: Eric Corey Edison 10379 FILED AS ANGELO & BANTA, P.A.'S OBJECTIONS & MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER AS TO SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM WITHOUT DEPOSITION ISSUED BY THE FLORIDA BAR (REFEREE NOT LISTED IN COS) (1/21/2015: SENT TO REFEREE)
Click to open document 01/20/2015 MOTION-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE Linda Anderson Alley 145963 BY: Linda Anderson Alley 145963 FILED AS MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER (REFEREE NOT LISTED IN COS) (1/21/2015: SENT TO REFEREE)
01/26/2015 MOTION-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE Linda Anderson Alley 145963 BY: Linda Anderson Alley 145963 FILED AS "MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER" (1/28/2015: SENT TO REFEREE)
Click to open document 04/15/2015 PETITION-MISC FLORIDA BAR PROCEEDINGS Henry M. Coxe, Iii 155193 BY: Henry M. Coxe, Iii 155193 FILED "PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI"
Click to open document 04/15/2015 APPENDIX-PETITION Henry M. Coxe, Iii 155193 BY: Henry M. Coxe, Iii 155193 FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI
Click to open document 04/24/2015 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 FILED AS LETTER DATED 4/23/2015
04/28/2015 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) The Florida Bar's request for extension of time is granted in part and the referee is allowed only to and including September 30, 2015, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
06/03/2015 ORDER-RESPONSE/REPLY REQUESTED Kimberly L. Boldt has filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari related to Respondent's Bar proceedings in the instant case. The Florida Bar and Respondent are hereby requested to serve a response to the above-referenced petition on or before June 18, 2015. Ms. Boldt may serve a reply on or before June 29, 2015.
06/18/2015 RESPONSE RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "RESPONDENT JEREMY W. ALTERS' RESPONSE TO KIMBERLY BOLDT'S PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI"
06/18/2015 APPENDIX-RESPONSE RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "SUPPLEMENTAL APPENDIX TO RESPONDENT JEREMY W. ALTERS' RESPONSE TO PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI"
06/18/2015 RESPONSE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 TO PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI
06/29/2015 REPLY TO RESPONSE Henry M. Coxe, Iii 155193 BY: Henry M. Coxe, Iii 155193 FILED AS "REPLY IN SUPPORT OF PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI"
Click to open document 06/29/2015 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT Henry M. Coxe, Iii 155193 BY: Henry M. Coxe, Iii 155193
Click to open document 07/01/2015 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS LETTER DATED 06/29/2015
07/06/2015 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) Respondent's request for extension of time is granted and the referee is allowed to and including December 31, 2015, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
Click to open document 07/14/2015 NOTICE-ADDRESS CHANGE RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 (REFEREE INCLUDED IN COS)
09/25/2015 ORDER-FLA BAR WRIT Kimberly L. Boldt's "Petition for Writ of Certiorari" and "Request for Oral Argument," filed in the instant case, are hereby denied.
Click to open document 11/23/2015 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354
Click to open document 12/17/2015 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) The Referee's request for extension of time is granted and the referee is allowed to and including March 31, 2016, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
Click to open document 03/21/2016 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354
Click to open document 03/29/2016 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) Referee's request for extension of time is granted and the referee is allowed to and including May 31, 2016, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
Click to open document 05/13/2016 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 FILED AS LETTER DATED 05/06/2016
Click to open document 05/20/2016 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) Referee's request for extension of time is granted and the referee is allowed to and including August 31, 2016, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
Click to open document 05/31/2016 MAIL RETURNED Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 ORDER DATED 05/20/2016 (06/03/2016: FORWARDED TO NEW ADDRESS)
Click to open document 08/08/2016 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 FILED AS LETTER DATED 08/02/2016
Click to open document 08/23/2016 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) The referee's request for extension of time is granted and the referee is allowed to and including September 30, 2016, in which to file the required referee's report. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
Click to open document 09/30/2016 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REFEREE'S REPORT) Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 FILED AS LETTER DATED 09/23/2016
Click to open document 10/17/2016 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REFEREE'S REPORT) Referee's request for extension of time is granted and the referee is allowed to and including October 31, 2016, in which to file the required referee's report. NO FURTHER EXTENSIONS OF TIME WILL BE GRANTED FOR THE FILING OF THE REFEREE'S REPORT. ALL OTHER TIMES ARE EXTENDED ACCORDINGLY.
Click to open document 11/14/2016 REFEREES REPORT Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 FILED AS "REPORT OF REFEREE ON COMPLAINT OF THE FLORIDA BAR" (ORIGINAL) (NO RECORD OR OTHER PLEADINGS FILED) (11/28/2016: RECORD FILED-SEE DOCKET)
Click to open document 11/14/2016 LETTER Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 DATED 11/08/2016, IN REFERENCE TO THE RECORD
Click to open document 11/28/2016 AFFIDAVIT/STATEMENT OF COSTS Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354
11/28/2016 RECORD/TRANSCRIPT (FLA BAR) Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 W/COPY OF THE REFEREE'S REPORT, INDEX OF RECORD, CERT. OF RECORD AND INDEX, TRIAL TRANSCRIPTS, TRIAL EXHIBITS & MISC PLEADINGS (13 BOXES) (Final Hearing Transcript Vols. 1-26 - dated 03/03/15, 03/05/15, 03/06/15, 03/09/15, 03/10/15, 03/11/15, 10/26/15, 10/27/15, 10/28/15, 10/29/15, 10/30/15, 11/2/15, 11/3/15 and 11/4/15, 11/5/15, 11/6/15 & 11/9/15. Other Transcript dated 11/4/2014. Other Transcript dated 02/27/2015. Deposition of Kimberly Boldt dated 02/04/2015. Examination Before Trial of Yalkin Demirkaya dated 10/21/2015.)
Click to open document 12/09/2016 LETTER-FLA BAR (WILL PETITION FOR REVIEW) Adria E. Quintela 897000 BY: Adria E. Quintela 897000
Click to open document 12/13/2016 RESPONSE RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION TO BAR'S MOTION TO TAX COSTS"
Click to open document 12/13/2016 MOTION-ATTORNEYS FEES RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "MOTION TO TAX ATTORNEY' S FEES AND COSTS AND TO AMEND THIS MOTION" (FILED BEFORE THE REFEREE ON 11/14/2016)
Click to open document 12/13/2016 MOTION-ATTORNEYS FEES RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "AMENDED MOTION TO TAX ATTORNEY' S FEES AND COSTS AND TO AMEND THIS MOTION" (FILED BEFORE THE REFEREE ON 12/01/2016) ***SEE OPINION DATED 11/21/2018, RE: FEES AND COSTS***
Click to open document 01/13/2017 NOTICE-INTENT TO SEEK REVIEW OF REFEREE'S REPORT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 FILED AS "NOTICE OF INTENT TO SEEK REVIEW OF REPORT OF REFEREE ON COMPLAINT OF THE FLORIDA BAR"
Click to open document 01/13/2017 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS) CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 01/20/2017 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS) The Florida Bar's motion for extension of time is granted and they are allowed to and including April 13, 2017, in which to serve the initial brief on the merits. NO FURTHER EXTENSIONS OF TIME WILL BE GRANTED TO THE FLORIDA BAR FOR THE FILING OF THE INITIAL BRIEF ON THE MERITS. All other times will be extended accordingly.
Click to open document 04/06/2017 MOTION-BRIEF PAGE ENLARGEMENT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 THE FLORIDA BAR'S MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE INITIAL BRIEF IN EXCESS OF FIFTY (50) PAGES
Click to open document 04/11/2017 ORDER-BRIEF PAGE ENLARGEMENT GR "The Florida Bar's Motion for Leave to File Initial Brief in Excess of Fifty (50) Pages" is hereby granted.
Click to open document 04/13/2017 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 ***STRICKEN-SEE ORDER DATED 4/25/2017***
Click to open document 04/13/2017 NOTICE-FILING CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 (ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS)
04/13/2017 TRANSCRIPT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 EXCERPT DATED 06/05/2014
04/13/2017 TRANSCRIPT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 DATED 10/24/2014
04/13/2017 TRANSCRIPT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 TRANSCRIPT DATED 10/30/2014
04/13/2017 TRANSCRIPT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 TRANSCRIPT OF PROCEEDINGS SANCTIONS HEARING VOLUME I, DATED 09/09/2016
04/13/2017 TRANSCRIPT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 TRANSCRIPT OF PROCEEDINGS SANCTIONS HEARING VOLUME II, DATED 09/21/2016
04/13/2017 TRANSCRIPT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 DATED 02/09/2017
04/13/2017 TRANSCRIPT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 DATED 02/24/2017
Click to open document 04/20/2017 MOTION-BRIEF AMENDMENT CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 FILED AS "THE FLORIDA BAR'S MOTION TO ACCEPT AMENDED INITIAL BRIEF"
Click to open document 04/20/2017 INITIAL AMD BRIEF-MERITS CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 04/25/2017 ORDER-BRIEF AMENDMENT GR "The Florida Bar's Motion to Accept Amended Initial Brief" is granted and said amended brief was filed with this Court on April 20, 2017. The Florida Bar's initial brief filed with this Court on April 13, 2017, is hereby stricken.
Click to open document 05/11/2017 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS) RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 FILED AS "MOTION FOR EXTENSION TO FILE RESPONSIVE BRIEF (Agreed)"
Click to open document 05/15/2017 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS) Respondent's motion for extension of time is granted, and respondent is allowed to and including August 14, 2017, in which to serve the answer brief on the merits. No further continuances will be considered. All other times will be extended accordingly.
Click to open document 08/02/2017 MOTION-BRIEF PAGE ENLARGEMENT RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932
Click to open document 08/08/2017 ORDER-BRIEF PAGE ENLARGEMENT GR Respondent's Motion to File Answer Brief in Excess of Page Limitations is hereby granted in part and Respondent is allowed to file up to a 70 page answer brief on the merits.
Click to open document 08/14/2017 ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "RESPONDENT, JEREMY ALTERS', RESPONSE TO PETITION FOR REVIEW"
Click to open document 08/14/2017 APPENDIX-MERIT BRIEF RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 TO ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS
Click to open document 09/18/2017 MOTION-ACCEPTANCE AS TIMELY FILED (BRIEF) CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 09/18/2017 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 09/25/2017 ORDER-ACCEPTANCE AS TIMELY FILED GR (BRIEF) The Florida Bar's motion to accept brief as timely filed is granted and The Florida Bar's reply brief was filed with this Court on September 18, 2017.
Click to open document 10/05/2017 LETTER Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 DATED 9/26/2017, IN RE: ORDERS DATED 9/26/2017
Click to open document 10/05/2017 ORDER-CIRCUIT COURT DATED 9/26/2017, FILED AS "RECOMMENDATION ON THE FLORIDA BAR'S AMENDED MOTION TO ASSESS COSTS"
Click to open document 10/05/2017 ORDER-CIRCUIT COURT DATED 9/26/2017, FILED AS "RECOMMENDATION ON RESPONDENT'S AMENDED MOTION TO TAX ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS AND TO AMEND THIS MOTION"
Click to open document 10/05/2017 MOTION-RECORD SUPPLEMENTATION RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "RESPONDENT'S REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE OR TO SUPPLEMENT RECORD OR NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY"
Click to open document 10/09/2017 RESPONSE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 FILED AS "THE FLORIDA BAR'S RESPONSE TO RESPONDENT'S REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE OR TO SUPPLEMENT RECORD OR NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY"
Click to open document 10/17/2017 ORDER-OA SCHED The above case is hereby scheduled for oral argument at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 7, 2018. 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.
10/26/2017 RECORD/TRANSCRIPT (FLA BAR) Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 W/"SECOND INDEX TO PLEADINGS," "SECOND CERTIFICATION OF RECORD AND INDEX" & PLEADINGS LISTED IN INDEX
Click to open document 10/26/2017 AFFIDAVIT/STATEMENT OF COSTS Marcia B. Caballero 778354 BY: Marcia B. Caballero 778354 AMENDED
Click to open document 11/01/2017 LETTER-FLA BAR (WILL PETITION FOR REVIEW) Adria E. Quintela 897000 BY: Adria E. Quintela 897000 "Dear Mr. Tomasino: Two orders regarding costs in the referenced case were docketed on or about October 5, 2017. Those orders were considered by the executive committee of the board of governors on October 27, 2017. The Florida Bar will file a notice of intent to seek review of both orders regarding costs in this matter."
Click to open document 11/15/2017 ORDER-RECORD SUPPLEMENTATION DY Respondent's motion to supplement the record, filed as "Respondent's Request for Judicial Notice or to Supplement Record or Notice of Supplemental Authority," is hereby denied as moot.
Click to open document 11/15/2017 ORDER-ORAL ARGUMENT CALENDAR REMOVAL At the direction of the Court, the above case which was scheduled for oral argument on February 7, 2018, has been removed from the oral argument calendar. Oral argument will be reset by separate order. Counsel for the parties will be notified of the oral argument date approximately sixty days prior to oral argument. At the direction of the Court, the parties are allowed to file supplemental briefs addressing costs in this matter. The Florida Bar's supplemental initial brief is to be filed within thirty days of this order. Respondent's supplemental answer brief is to be filed within twenty days after service of the Bar's supplemental initial brief. The Florida Bar's supplemental reply brief is to be filed within twenty days after service of the respondent's supplemental answer brief.
Click to open document 11/21/2017 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (BRIEF-SUPP) RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "PARTIES JOINT REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE SUPPLEMENTAL INITIAL AND RESPONSE BRIEFS ON THE COST ISSUES"
Click to open document 11/28/2017 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF) The "Parties Joint Request for Extension of Time to File Supplemental Initial and Response Briefs on the Cost Issues" is granted and The Florida Bar is allowed to and including December 29, 2017, in which to serve the supplemental initial brief, and Respondent is allowed to and including February 5, 2018, in which to serve the supplemental answer brief. The Florida Bar is allowed to and including March 2, 2018, in which to serve the supplemental reply brief. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied. ***02/07/2018: CORRECTED TO INCLUDE TIME FOR SUBMITTING THE SUPPLEMENTAL REPLY BRIEF***
Click to open document 12/29/2017 SUPP INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 02/05/2018 SUPP ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932
Click to open document 03/02/2018 SUPP REPLY BRIEF-MERITS CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 03/08/2018 ORDER-OA SCHED The above case is hereby scheduled for oral argument at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2018. 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 03/26/2018 NOTICE-SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 03/26/2018 NOTICE-APPENDIX/ATTACHMENT TO NOTICE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 04/26/2018 NOTICE RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "RESPONDENT'S NOTICE OF ERRATA" RE: RESPONDENT'S ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS
05/08/2018 ORAL ARGUMENT HELD
Click to open document 05/21/2018 DISP-SUSPENDED SUA SPONTE (EMERG CLOSE OUT) On the Court's own motion, and having considered the Report of Referee, the briefs filed by the parties, and the issues presented at oral argument, Respondent is suspended from the practice of law until further order of this Court, effective thirty days from the date of this order so that Respondent can close out his practice and protect the interests of existing clients. If Respondent notifies this Court in writing that he is no longer practicing and does not need the thirty days to protect existing clients, this Court will enter an order making the suspension effective immediately. Respondent shall fully comply with Rule Regulating the Florida Bar 3-5.1(h). Respondent is further 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. 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 without approval of the Florida Supreme Court or a referee appointed by the Florida Supreme Court or order of the circuit court in which an inventory attorney has been appointed. d. To deposit into a specified trust account all sums received from the practice of law, whether as fees, costs, deposits, or trust funds, within thirty days of this Court's order and to immediately advise Bar Counsel of the receipt and location of said funds. e. To immediately notify in writing all financial institutions in which Respondent maintains trust accounts 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 financial institution. The filing of a motion for rehearing shall not alter the effective date of this suspension.
Click to open document 05/22/2018 MOTION-REHEARING RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "RESPONDENT'S EMERGENCY MOTION TO RELEASE FUNDS FROM TRUST AND TO MODIFY ORDER OF SUSPENSION REGARDING TRUST ACCOUNT AND FEE RECEIPT OVERSIGHT"
Click to open document 05/23/2018 RESPONSE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 TO RESPONDENT'S EMERGENCY MOTION TO RELEASE FUNDS FROM TRUST AND TO MODIFY ORDER OF SUSPENSION REGARDING TRUST ACCOUNT AND FEE RECEIPT OVERSIGHT
Click to open document 05/23/2018 APPENDIX-RESPONSE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 TO RESPONDENT'S EMERGENCY MOTION TO RELEASE FUNDS FROM TRUST AND TO MODIFY ORDER OF SUSPENSION REGARDING TRUST ACCOUNT AND FEE RECEIPT OVERSIGHT
05/24/2018 SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 FILED AS "THE FLORIDA BAR'S SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSE TO RESPONDENT'S EMERGENCY MOTION TO RELEASE FUNDS FROM TRUST AND TO MODIFY ORDER OF SUSPENSION REGARDING TRUST ACCOUNT AND FEE RECEIPT OVERSIGHT"
Click to open document 05/25/2018 MOTION-FUNDS DISBURSEMENT RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "RESPONDENT'S EMERGENCY PETITION FOR COURT APPROVAL TO RECEIVE, DEPOSIT AND DISBURSE SETTLEMENT FUNDS"
Click to open document 05/29/2018 ORDER-RESPONSE/REPLY REQUESTED Respondent has filed "Respondent's Emergency Petition for Court Approval to Receive, Deposit and Disburse Settlement Funds." The Florida Bar is hereby requested to file a response to the above-referenced petition on or before June 8, 2018, specifically identifying the cases to which the settlements relate and identifying the recipients of the settlement funds.
Click to open document 06/04/2018 MOTION-FUNDS DISBURSEMENT RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "RESPONDENT'S UNOPPOSED AND AMENDED EMERGENCY PETITION FOR COURT APPROVAL TO RECEIVE, DEPOSIT AND DISBURSE SETTLEMENT FUNDS"
Click to open document 06/05/2018 ORDER-RESPONSE/REPLY REQUESTED Respondent has filed "Respondent's Unopposed and Amended Emergency Petition for Court Approval to Receive, Deposit and Disburse Settlement Funds." The Florida Bar is hereby requested to file a response to the above-referenced petition on or before June 8, 2018.
Click to open document 06/05/2018 RESPONSE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 FILED AS "THE FLORIDA BAR'S RESPONSE TO RESPONDENT'S UNOPPOSED AND AMENDED EMERGENCY PETITION FOR COURT APPROVAL TO RECEIVE, DEPOSIT AND DISBURSE SETTLEMENT FUNDS"
Click to open document 06/05/2018 APPENDIX-RESPONSE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 TO "THE FLORIDA BAR'S RESPONSE TO RESPONDENT'S UNOPPOSED AND AMENDED EMERGENCY PETITION FOR COURT APPROVAL TO RECEIVE, DEPOSIT AND DISBURSE SETTLEMENT FUNDS"
Click to open document 06/07/2018 NOTICE-FILING RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "NOTICE OF FILING IN SUPPORT OF EMERGENCY MOTION TO RELEASE FUNDS FROM TRUST AND TO MODIFY ORDER OF SUSPENSION REGARDING TRUST ACCOUNT AND FEE RECEIPT OVERSIGHT"
Click to open document 06/11/2018 NOTICE-FILING RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "NOTICE OF FILING IN SUPPORT OF EMERGENCY MOTION TO RELEASE FUNDS FROM TRUST AND TO MODIFY ORDER OF SUSPENSION REGARDING TRUST ACCOUNT AND FEE RECEIPT OVERSIGHT"
Click to open document 06/13/2018 ORDER-FLA BAR DISBURSEMENT (FUNDS) Upon consideration of the "Respondent's Emergency Petition for Court Approval to Receive, Deposit and Disburse Settlement Funds" and "Respondent's Unopposed and Amended Emergency Petition for Court Approval to Receive, Deposit and Disburse Settlement Funds," as well as "The Florida Bar's Response to Respondent's Unopposed and Amended Emergency Petition for Court Approval to Receive, Deposit and Disburse Settlement Funds," the Respondent's amended petition is hereby granted.
Click to open document 06/20/2018 DISP-REHEARING DY Upon consideration of the "Respondent's Emergency Motion to Release Funds from Trust and to Modify Order of Suspension Regarding Trust Account and Fee Receipt Oversight" and "The Florida Bar's Response to Respondent's Emergency Motion to Release Funds from Trust and to Modify Order of Suspension Regarding Trust Account and Fee Receipt Oversight," the Respondent's motion is dismissed in part as it relates to the request for disbursement as moot in light of the Court's order dated June 13, 2018, in this case. The remaining requests for relief in Respondent's motion are hereby denied in part.
Click to open document 07/11/2018 MOTION-FUNDS DISBURSEMENT RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932 FILED AS "RESPONDENT'S UNOPPOSED EMERGENCY PETITION FOR COURT APPROVAL TO DISBURSE, DEPOSIT AND/OR TRANSFER FUNDS"
Click to open document 07/11/2018 RESPONSE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880 FILED AS "THE FLORIDA BAR'S RESPONSE TO RESPONDENT'S UNOPPOSED EMERGENCY PETITION FOR COURT APPROVAL TO DISBURSE, DEPOSIT AND/OR TRANSFER FUNDS"
Click to open document 07/11/2018 APPENDIX-RESPONSE CO The Florida Bar FB BY: CO William Mulligan 956880
Click to open document 07/16/2018 ORDER-FLA BAR DISBURSEMENT (FUNDS) "Respondent's Unopposed Emergency Petition for Court Approval to Disburse, Deposit and/or Transfer Funds" is hereby granted. The funds held in the trust account for Alters Law Firm and Morelli Alters LLP shall be disbursed and disposed of and made payable to the clients and entities associated with those funds as set out in the petition.
Click to open document 11/21/2018 DISP-DISBARMENT (IMMEDIATELY) FSC-OPINION: Based on these findings of fact as to guilt and in aggravation and mitigation, we disapprove the referee's recommendation that Alters not be disciplined. In light of the seriousness of his conduct, Respondent Jeremy W. Alters is hereby disbarred. Because Alters is currently suspended, the disbarment is effective immediately. Alters shall fully comply with Rule Regulating the Florida Bar 3 5.1(h). Finally, we disapprove the referee's recommendation as to costs. Judgment is entered for The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300, for recovery of costs from Jeremy W. Alters in the amount of $305,360.03, for which sum let execution issue. No further proceedings that may be necessary in this case shall be held before Circuit Judge Marcia B. Caballero as referee. It is so ordered.
Click to open document 12/05/2018 MOTION-REHEARING RS Jeremy W. Alters 111790 BY: RS Andrew Scott Berman 370932
Click to open document 01/03/2019 DISP-REHEARING DY Respondent's Motion for Rehearing is hereby denied.
Click to open document 01/28/2019 PUBLISH FULL