How do you report a lawyer to the Florida Bar Association?

Asked over 3 years ago - Fort Lauderdale, FL

What is the best way to handle a lawyer that has taken your retainer and cannot be found?

Attorney answers (2)

  1. Ayuban Antonio Tomas


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Contact the Florida Bar and fill out their formal complaint form. Go to for more information. Lawyers who close up shop without notifying their clients usually end up getting suspended or disbarred.

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  2. Paul D Friedman

    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . I sugget you flie a claim with the Florida Bar for lack of communication and diligence and possibly conversion of your retainer. The website for the Florida bar is

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