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Seventeenth Circuit Grievance Committee "D"

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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Laura Joan Varela Chair Fort Lauderdale  August, 2015
Douglas James Glaid Vice Chair Miami  June, 2017
Diana Santa Maria Designated Reviewer Fort Lauderdale  June, 2017
Robert W Kelley Attorney Member Fort Lauderdale  February, 2018
Sophia Antoinette Lopez Attorney Member Coral Springs  September, 2017
Miles Ambrose McGrane, IV Attorney Member Hollywood  January, 2018
Richard Dees *Public Member Plantation  April, 2017
Alicia J. Graham *Public Member Pembroke Pines  June, 2018
Richard Meijome *Public Member Weston  September, 2015
 
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