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Twelfth Circuit Grievance Committee "A"

Grievance committees are made up of volunteer members, at least one-third of whom are not lawyers. Each of Florida's 20 judicial circuits has at least one such committee. The grievance committee reviews complaints with much the same purpose as a grand jury. That is, the committee decides, after a case is submitted to them by bar counsel, whether there is probable cause to believe a lawyer violated the professional conduct rules imposed by the Supreme Court of Florida and whether discipline against the lawyer appears to be warranted.
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George Henry Mazzarantani Chair Sarasota  May, 2016
L Norman Vaughan-Birch Vice Chair Sarasota  June, 2016
F Scott Westheimer Designated Reviewer Sarasota  June, 2015
Thomas James McLaughlin Attorney Member Sarasota  April, 2017
William Eddins Partridge Attorney Member Sarasota  December, 2016
W Earl Varn Attorney Member Sarasota  February, 2017
Karen Hough *Public Member Sarasota  September, 2015
Cathy Layton *Public Member Sarasota  May, 2016
Orion Marx *Public Member Sarasota  January, 2018
Kelly R. Saba *Public Member Sarasota  January, 2017
 
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