THE FLORIDA BAR v. RICHARD LUTHER BRADFORD

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Supreme Court of Florida.

THE FLORIDA BAR Petitioner(s) v. RICHARD LUTHER BRADFORD Respondent(s)

CASE NO.: SC17-1781

Decided: November 02, 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 The Florida Bar's petition is granted and respondent is held in contempt of this Court's order, dated May 31, 2017, in Case No. SC17-412. As a sanction, respondent is suspended from the practice of law for ninety-one days. Respondent is currently suspended; therefore this suspension is effective immediately. Respondent shall fully comply with Rule Regulating the Florida Bar 3-5.1(h), and Respondent shall also comply with the terms of the Court's order in SC17-412 prior to petitioning for reinstatement. In addition, respondent shall accept no new business from the date this order is filed until he is reinstated.

Judgment is entered for The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300, for recovery of costs from Richard Luther Bradford 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 suspension.

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Test:

John A. Tomasino Clerk, Supreme Court

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Served:

ARNE CARL VANSTRUM

RICHARD LUTHER BRADFORD

ADRIA E. QUINTELA

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

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