THE FLORIDA BAR v. NADINE RHODES SMITH

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Supreme Court of Florida.

THE FLORIDA BAR Petitioner(s) v. NADINE RHODES SMITH Respondent(s)

CASE NO.: SC17-615

Decided: June 01, 2017

This is before the Court on The Florida Bar's Petition for Contempt and Order to Show Cause.

The Court having issued its Order to Show Cause to respondent and respondent having failed to file a response to said Order to Show Cause,

IT IS ORDERED that respondent is held in contempt of this Court's order, dated November 28, 2016, in Case No. SC16-1784. As a sanction, respondent is disbarred from the practice of law in the State of Florida. Respondent is currently suspended; therefore this disbarment is effective immediately. Respondent shall fully comply with Rule Regulating the Florida Bar 3-5.1(h).

Judgment is entered for The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300, for recovery of costs from Nadine Rhodes Smith in the amount of $1,250.00, 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 disbarment.

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Test:

John A. Tomasino Clerk, Supreme Court

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Served:

ARNE CARL VANSTRUM

NADINE RHODES SMITH

ADRIA E. QUINTELA

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

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