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Christina KItterman, a former associate of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein, has been found guilty of fraud.  (Source: CBS4)

Former Scott Rothstein Associate Convicted On Fraud Charges

A former associate of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein has been found guilty of fraud. Closing arguments in Christina Kitterman’s trial were Tuesday morning and it took the jury just over two hours to convict her on three counts of wire fraud,

02/11/2014

Scott Rothstein (Source: CBS4)

Rothstein To Testify Wednesday In Trial Of Former Colleague

Convicted Ponzi Scheme operator Scott Rothstein will take the stand tomorrow in the trial of his former colleague accused of assisting him in his $1.2 billion fraud.

02/04/2014

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Zimmerman’s Former Attorney Faces Bar Complaint

Mark O’Mara, the attorney who helped get George Zimmerman acquitted of murder charges in the case of Trayvon Martin, is now being investigated by the Florida Bar after a complaint was filed against him.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

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Major Plantation Foreclosure Lawyer Will Accept Disbarment

The Plantation lawyer whose firm was handling tens of thousands of foreclosure cases at the height of the financial crisis is ending his fight to hold onto his law license.

11/18/2013

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Florida House Passes Anti-Foreign Law Bill

The Florida House passed a bill Thursday that would ban the mythical threat of Sharia, or Islamic law, and other foreign laws from being used in state courts.

CBS Miami–04/18/2013

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Fla. Immigrant One Step Closer To Law License

A Florida State University law school graduate who is in the country illegally is one step closer to getting license to practice in the state.

01/17/2013

Assistant State Attorney Joshua Weintraub was taken off the Rilya Wilson case after it was discovered that his Florida Bar license was revoked in August. (CBS4)

Bar License Lapse Pulls Lead Prosecutor Off Rilya Wilson Case

The lead prosecutor in the Rilya Wilson murder trial was taken off the case because he let his Florida Bar license lapse, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.

CBS4–11/26/2012

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State’s High Court Takes Up Law Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

Should an illegal immigrant be able to practice law in Florida. That’s the issue before the state’s highest court in the case of Jose Godinez-Samperio who came to the U.S. from Mexico at age 9. He graduated from college, earned a law degree and passed the Florida Bar.

10/02/2012

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Give Me More Power To Appoint Judges, Scott Says

Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that he would like to see a bill return that would give him more say in who he can appoint to the judicial bench.

CBS4–12/21/2011