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Fla. Appeals Court May Sanction Atty For Briefing Violations

Law360 (September 26, 2018, 10:19 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court issued an order Wednesday to show cause why it should not sanction a foreclosure defense attorney for failing to disclose controlling adverse law to the court and for filing briefs that digressed into a “withering attack on the judiciary.”

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal hinted at sanctioning Bruce Jacobs of Jacobs Legal PLLC for filing initial and reply briefs in a foreclosure appeal that failed to mention another decision, HSBC Bank USA NA v. Buset, in which the Third District had reversed the dismissal of a foreclosure action.

Jacobs represents the Aquasol Condominium Association Inc. in...

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