Shumaker Atty Targeted In DUI Setup Sheds Malpractice Suit

By Andrew Strickler (April 1, 2016, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A Florida jury on Friday cleared a Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP attorney of a radio DJ and his wife's $1 million suit over a lost defamation trial against radio rival Bubba the Love Sponge, whose counsel had set up the attorney for a drunken driving arrest.

Attorney Joseph Varner of Holland & Knight LLP, who represents Campbell and his firm, called the Friday morning verdict in Tampa a complete exoneration for his clients.

"This was a case about sore losers, nothing more, nothing less, and if they had won the trial they wouldn't have made any of these claims," Varner...

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