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Fla. Justices Disbar Atty Who Had Sex With 2 Clients In Jail

Law360 (May 24, 2018, 4:50 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday disbarred a Jacksonville attorney who pled guilty to engaging in sexual acts with two women he was representing in criminal cases during a visit to a pretrial detention facility, rejecting a recommendation that he only be suspended for his misconduct.

In a per curiam decision, a seven-judge panel found Anthony Wayne Blackburn should be disbarred for violating Florida Bar rules and not just prevented from practicing for 18 months. The panel said he intentionally engaged in conduct that violated his...
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