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Tom Scarritt of Tampa prepares for his appearance in an ethics video demonstrating “How to respond ethically to a dishonest client who writes a scathing Yelp review” in a new video produced by the Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism and the Bar’s Young Lawyers Division.

Tom Scarritt, a board-certified civil trial attorney from Tampa, appears in an ethics video demonstrating “How to respond ethically to a dishonest client who writes a scathing Yelp review.”

Scarritt joined area lawyers in presenting responses ranging from very inappropriate to appropriate, according to the Florida Rules of Professional Conduct.

The video was produced as part of a mentoring project undertaken by The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division and the Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism to provide CLE to young Florida lawyers in professionalism and ethics.

All video content and panel discussions will soon be available at — a library of accessible and cost-free resources to maintain the highest ideals of professional legal practices at every stage of a lawyer’s career.

Decorum.Law shares free professionalism resources for developing and seasoned legal leaders across Florida and challenges users to understand and apply the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar.

The website offers a range of materials and courses designed for different groups and levels of expertise, including students, lawyers seeking CLE credits, and law professors and deans seeking to comprehend and uphold ethics and professionalism within the practice of law.

Henry Latimer Center Director Rebecca Bandy said the new collection at Decorum.Law came to fruition through a grant by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida as a result of the Engle tobacco litigation to the YLD to increase professionalism programming.

The YLD’s Practicing with Professionalism and Professionalism committees work with the Center for Professionalism and use the grant money to develop and maintain long-term professionalism and ethics programming for Florida law schools, as well as young Florida lawyers.

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