Fla. Tribe Avoids Contempt In Suit Against Ex-Counsel

Law360, Miami (March 19, 2013, 7:22 PM EDT) -- The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida dodged a motion for contempt Tuesday in its malpractice suit against the Miami law firm Lewis Tein PL, as the judge granted a motion to strike from the defendants but declined further sanctions or attorneys' fees in this latest spat between the parties.

The case — brought by the tribe alleging malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud against the Miami-area firm and its principals, former interim U.S. Attorney Guy Lewis and former federal prosecutor Michael Tein — continues...
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