Broward Sheriff's OfficeSylvia PoitierAssistant State Attorney David Schulson, a prosecutor with a history of handling public corruption crimes, has been assigned to the criminal case of Deerfield Beach Commissioner Sylvia Poitier.As you may recall, Poitier faces misdemeanor charges for falsifyi ... More >>
When convicted political operative Alan Mendelsohn was recently debriefed regarding his knowledge of corruption in Florida, it wasn't just federal officials at the table, according to multiple sources. Still on the hot seatState prosecutors working under Michael S ... More >>
Update: Aaand... he's out! Details after the jump.Brady then... and now.In April 2008, New Times profiled Robert "Chas" Brady, who was facing fraud charges for passing himself off as a lawyer and Harvard grad when, in fact, he hadn't even gone to college. The six-foot-two, well-spoken 27-year-old ... More >>
browardhealth.orgFernandezBroward Health Commissioner Mike Fernandez is breathing a bit easier these days. He won't face criminal charges or disciplinary action in connection with a conflict of interest between his public role and his private-sector work.A few weeks ago, the Florida Commission on ... More >>
Spencer LevineSources with knowledge of a major Broward County corruption investigation say that Spencer Levine, appointed last April to the Fourth District Court of Appeals, has retained a criminal defense attorney to help him answer prosecutors' questions.Mind you, this isn't the Scott Rothstei ... More >>
Marc Goldstone and Joe Truhe, formerly the two lead attorneys for the North Broward Hospital District, are being investigated for possible criminal charges of practicing law without a license, according to a source with knowledge of the case.The attorneys were fired in mid-May amid allegations by th ... More >>
I was bored so I thought I'd compile the list of all the people at the State Attorney's Office who make $100,000 or more. In light of the recent pay cuts and furloughs, I thought it might be interesting. In all, 27 of Michael Satz's 487 employees have reached triple digits, with a quartet of trusted ... More >>
If it looks like a lawyer and quacks like a lawyer, is it really a lawyer?