17 years, 600 cases
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This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
Public reprimand means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.
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Posted by anonymous
I had originally retained Debra for my bankruptcy.. I also retained her for my foreclosure defense as well. In retrospect, that was probably a bad move, as I already was having issues with her, and her competency as an attorney. As time went by, it became increasingly difficult to contact her, i.e. phone calls not being returned, etc. Then, one day she calls me and informs me that she is handing my case off to another attorney, and is retiring from practicing law immediately due to the fact that her mother was ill. Little did I know that, at that point, she was facing a severe sanction, and possible disbarment from practicing law in Florida.. I would not recommend her as an attorney.
Posted by Sharon
Debra is the type of attorney that "thinks outside the box". She's creative and finds ways to assist her clients that many lawyers miss. She is driven by a challenge and is motivated by her clients' very best interest as the underdog to the "system". She is well versed in the law, and if she is not familiar with an issue, will investigate and find out the best way to handle it. I recommend her highly.
Posted by Jackee
When my lawyer disappeared, later to be disbarred, Debra Newman took over my Chapter 13 bankruptcy. She was competent and caring. Her personal touch was something I had found to be a "missing trait" in the lawyers previously contacted. I am thankful to have had her on my side in my time of need.
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