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February 15, 2013
Winters petitions for Bar reinstatement

Pursuant to Rule 3-7.10, William Henry Winters of Tampa has petitioned the Supreme Court for Bar reinstatement.

Winters was suspended for 91 days pursuant to a September 6, 2012, court order for violation of the following Rules Regulating The Florida Bar: Rule 3-4.3 (Misconduct and Minor Misconduct); Rule 4-7.10(f) (Lawyers may state or imply that they practice in a partnership or authorized business entity only when that is fact); Rule 4-8.4(b) (A lawyer shall not commit a criminal act that reflects adversely on the lawyer’s honesty, trustworthiness, or fitness as a lawyer in other respects); Rule 4-8.4(c) (A lawyer shall not conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation); and Rule 4-8.4(d) (A lawyer shall not engage in conduct in connection with the practice of law that is prejudicial to the administration of justice).

The suspension was served from October 6, 2012, through January 5.

Any person having knowledge bearing upon the fitness or qualifications of Winters to resume the practice of law should contact Chardean Mavis Hill, Bar Counsel, The Florida Bar, 4200 George J. Bean Pkwy., Suite 2580, Tampa 33607, phone number (813) 875-9821, or send an email response to chill@flabar.org with “Winters Reinstatement” in the subject line.

[Revised: 08-24-2014]