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

Fort Lauderdale, FL |

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

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Filed under: Professional ethics
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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


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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