Lewis Tein Cleared Of Tribe's Malpractice Claims

Law360, Miami (December 16, 2013, 6:18 PM EST) -- A Florida state judge has tossed a legal malpractice suit filed by the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida against Miami firm Lewis Tein PL and its name partners, finding no evidence of fraud and saying the court lacked jurisdiction over what was essentially an intratribal dispute.

Judge John W. Thornton's order, signed Sunday, granted Guy Lewis and Michael Tein's motion for summary judgment against the tribe on all counts as well as a motion to dismiss on grounds of subject matter jurisdiction. It is the...
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