Bar complaints and formal grievances can certainly put stress on any lawyer. When bar complaints are filed, reputations are put at risk and every bar complaint is taken of a serious matter. When a formal complaint is filled action must be taken quickly. The Bar Complaint won’t go away, and will likely get worse if no action is taken. The Florida Bar grievance process can be daunting for those attorneys trying to practice while dealing with a complaint. Mr. Halkitis has helped attorneys navigate this process, and has also represented attorneys sued for legal malpractice.
Some steps should be taken immediately to avoid further issues in the future.
Regardless of the validity of the claims, realize that you may have done something to get into this situation, and adjust your business practices accordingly to better protect yourself and your firm in the future to avoid disciplinary actions from the courts.
The Court can impose four types of discipline:
At Halkitis Law our goal is to efficiently resolve complaints quickly and efficiently. We work to handle the full range of complex cases.
We will work strategically and carefully on your case and we are prepared to:
In all things, situations like this give us an opportunity to learn and improve which minimizes your chances of landing in the same situation again in the future. For more information please contact Halkitis Law today.