New York, N.Y.
New York University, School of Law, LL.B., 1957, Hobart College, B.A., 1954; Degree in Economics and Psychology; Dean’s list.
Experience & Credentials
- Lawyer Discipline
- Attorney Admissions Proceedings
- Defending Lawyers who are the subject of Disciplinary Matters
- Defending Applicants at Investigative and Formal Hearings
Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating
AV Rated Preeminent Lawyer
1958, New York; 1965, Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd, 5th, 8th and 11th Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court
Miami-Dade County, New York State and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers.
Author: "Impaired Attorneys and The Disciplinary System," 73 Dec. Fla. B. Journal 14 (Dec. 1999). Lecture Presented at St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida: “The Florida Board of Bar Examiners’ Character and Fitness Investigation, You Are About to Enter the No Spin Zone” October 2005; Numerous articles published in the Miami Daily Business Review concerning SEC Law and Proceedings. Featured Article, "Richard Marx: A Crook's Best Friend is His Lawyer," Forbes Magazine, May 1, 1978. Frequent Lecturer at law schools on subjects relating to the Florida Board of Bar Examiners Issues, Procedures and other related matters. Former Member, Board of Directors, Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc. Listed in June 1985 issue of Town & Country Magazine as one of the Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in the United States. Senior Counsel, American College of Barristers.
United States of America v. Juan Carlos Suarez, 215 FedAppx. 872 (11th Cir. 2007); The Florida Bar v. Gross, 896 So.2d 742, 2005 WL 486790 (Fla. 2005); The Florida Bar v. Leonard Guerra, 896 So.2d 705 (Fla. 2005); The Florida Bar v. Smith, 866 So.2d 41 (Fla. 2004); The Florida Bar v. Hochman, 815 So.2d 624 (Fla. 2002); The Florida Bar v. Wolfe, 759 So.2d 639; The Florida Bar v. Tauler, 775 So.2d 944 (Fla. 2004); The Florida Bar v. Weisser, 721 So.2d 1142 (Fla. 1998); The Florida Bar v. Ross, 725 So.2d 323 (Fla. 1998); The Florida Bar v. Valladares, 698 So.2d 823 (Fla. 1997); The Florida Bar v. Neckman, 616 So.2d 31 (Fla. 1983); Charlie Crist as Commissioner of Education v. Goldberg, 2002 WL 31780246; Eberhardt v. Eberhardt, 649 So.2d 878 (Fla. 4th DCA 1995); Kolker v. State, 649 So.2d 250 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1995); Gilbert v. Mills Factors, 377 F.2d 556 (5th Cir. 1967); Law Firm of Patterson Malone, Blyer & Feige v. Koebricer, 374 So.2d 559 (Fla. 4th DCA 1979); Fishman v. Fishman, 402 So.2d 440 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1981); Hewit v. Waite, 428 So.2d 295 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1983); The Florida Bar v. Jose Carlos Marrero, 157 So.3d 1020 (Fla. 2015).