THE FLORIDA BAR Complainant(s) v. KENNETH PANZER Respondent(s)
The conditional guilty plea and consent judgment for discipline are approved and respondent is suspended from the practice of law for thirty days.
Respondent's Motion to Commence Suspension is granted in part and Respondent is allowed to commence his suspension from the practice of law, effective, nunc pro tunc, February 1, 2018. Respondent shall fully comply with Rule Regulating the Florida Bar 3-5.1(h). If Respondent recommenced his practice after February 1, 2018, without completing the thirty-day suspension, he shall have thirty days from the date of this order to close out his practice again and recommence the suspension in a manner that protects the interests of existing clients.
Judgment is entered for The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300, for recovery of costs from Kenneth Panzer 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.
A True Copy
John A. Tomasino Clerk, Supreme Court
KEVIN P. TYNAN
ADRIA E. QUINTELA
LABARGA, C.J., and PARIENTE, LEWIS, QUINCE, CANADY, POLSTON, and LAWSON, JJ., concur.