THE FLORIDA BAR v. KURT ELLIS BOSSHARDT

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Supreme Court of Florida.

THE FLORIDA BAR Complainant(s) v. KURT ELLIS BOSSHARDT Respondent(s)

CASE NO.: SC16-1824

Decided: March 30, 2017

The uncontested report of the referee is approved and respondent is suspended from the practice of law for ninety days, effective thirty days from the date of this order so that respondent can close out his practice and protect the interests of existing clients. If respondent notifies this Court in writing that he is no longer practicing and does not need the thirty days to protect existing clients, this Court will enter an order making the suspension effective immediately. Respondent shall fully comply with Rule Regulating the Florida Bar 3-5.1(h). In addition, respondent shall accept no new business from the date this order is filed until he is reinstated. Respondent is further directed to comply with all other terms and conditions of the report and consent judgment.

Respondent shall pay restitution in the amount of $4,056.42 to The Florida Bar Foundation under the terms and conditions set forth in the report and the consent judgment.

Judgment is entered for The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300, for recovery of costs from Kurt Ellis Bosshardt in the amount of $6,775.13, for which sum let execution issue.

Not final until time expires to file motion for rehearing, and if filed, determined. The filing of a motion for rehearing shall not alter the effective date of this suspension.

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Test:

John A. Tomasino Clerk, Supreme Court

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Served:

FRANCES R. BROWN-LEWIS

KURT ELLIS BOSSHARDT

ADRIA E. QUINTELA

HON. SCOTT IRA SUSKAUER, JUDGE

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

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