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Florida's 2nd Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel

The purpose of the Panel is to receive, screen, evaluate and act upon complaints of conduct inconsistent with the "Standards of Professionalism" as defined in The Supreme Court's opinion, and resolve those complaints informally, if possible, or refer them to The Florida Bar if appropriate or necessary, and to perform all duties and responsibilities required by The Supreme Court of Florida in its opinion "In Re: Code for Resolving Professionalism Complaints". In the performance of its duties and responsibilities, the Panel shall not have the authority to discipline attorneys, and shall not have the authority to compel any attorney to appear before it pursuant to Administrative Order 2013-09

Second Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel Complaint Form
Local Professionalism Panel Report
Second Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel - Revised January 2024

Melissa VanSickle Melissa.VanSickle@nelsonmullins.com
Karen Walker Karen.Walker@hklaw.com
Laura Beth Faragasso lb@osteenosteen.com
Dawn Whitehurst dwhitehurst@sniffenlaw.com
Michael Ruff ruffm@leoncountyfl.gov
Elizabeth "Bib" Willis bibwillis@comcast.net
Paula Sparkman psparkman@lawfl.com
Ian Nesbeth ian@nesbethlegal.com
Theresa Sawyer Theresa_Sawyer@comcast.net
Donna Duncan ddduncan@fairpoint.net
David Kemp david@davidkemplaw.com
Theresa Bixler Proctor cissyproctor@yahoo.com
Colin M. Roopnarine c.roopnarine@gfblawfirm.com
Mutaqee Akbar m.akbar@akbarthomas.com
Ethan A. Way ethan@waylawfirm.com
Robert S. "Bob" Cohen Bob.cohen@doah.state.fl.us
Gary Roberts garyr@garyrobertslaw.com
Sha'Ron James sjames@gunster.com
Gwendolyn Adkins gadkins@coppinsmonroe.com
James Messer jim@wrongfullyinjured.com
Michael Thomas mike@penningtonlaw.com
Will Haseleden will@haseldenlaw.net
Erin O'Connor eoconnor@law.fsu.edu

Revised January 2024

This list is maintained by Paula Watkins.
If you have any questions please contact her at (850) 606-4422