THE FLORIDA BAR v. GEORGE JOHN FRANCIS WERNER

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Supreme Court of Florida.

THE FLORIDA BAR Petitioner(s) v. GEORGE JOHN FRANCIS WERNER Respondent(s)

CASE NO.: SC16-2270

Decided: February 23, 2017

The Florida Bar filed a Petition for Contempt alleging that the Respondent has failed to sign a FLA, Inc. contract in compliance with this Court's February 24, 2016, order. This Court issued an Order to Show Cause to the Respondent to respond by a date certain why he should not be held in contempt and suspended until such time as he fully complied with this Court's order. The Respondent has filed a response stating that he has now signed a FLA, Inc. contract, albeit not in a timely manner. Therefore, because Respondent did not sign a FLA, Inc. contract in a timely manner, George John Francis Werner is hereby held in contempt and is hereby publicly reprimanded.

Judgment is entered for The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300, for recovery of costs from George John Francis Werner in the amount of $1,250.00, for which sum let execution issue.

NOT FINAL UNTIL TIME EXPIRES TO FILE REHEARING MOTION AND, IF FILED, DETERMINED.

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Test:

John A. Tomasino Clerk, Supreme Court

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Served:

ARNE CARL VANSTRUM

GEORGE JOHN FRANCIS WERNER

ADRIA E. QUINTELA

LABARGA, C.J., and PARIENTE, LEWIS, QUINCE, CANADY, POLSTON, and LAWSON, JJ., concur.

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