Fla. Atty Disbarred After Threatening Judges In Divorce Case

Law360 (January 22, 2021, 2:58 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court of Florida disbarred a Wildwood-based attorney on Thursday, approximately two weeks after he was arrested on felony charges in Sumter County for publicly threatening two circuit court judges.

Edward Juan Lynum, who was suspended in 2019, was hit with the disbarment order following a series of disparaging social media posts that included threats of violence.

The former attorney was picked up in Wildwood on Jan. 5 on charges that included "writing threats to kill or do bodily injury" and "corruption by threat of harm against a public servant," according to a Sumter County arrest affidavit.

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