Firm Must Produce Email Allegedly Used To Blackmail Judge

By Carolina Bolado (July 7, 2020, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A Florida judge ordered Tripp Scott PA on Tuesday to produce an email sent to one of its former attorneys allegedly containing nude photographs of a Palm Beach County judge that the judge says were later used by a prominent Fort Lauderdale attorney to blackmail her.

In a videoconference hearing, Judge William L. Roby ordered Tripp Scott to hand over emails between its former attorney Stephanie Toothaker and her estranged husband Peter Kemp, who allegedly sent an email with nude photographs of Judge Marni Bryson to her work email account.

Judge Bryson's attorney Ariella Gutman told the court that defendant William...

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