John Contini

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Steven Feren, Judge in Confederate Kidnapping Case, Loses His Seat; Now What?

    This week's election was cruel to incumbents. Among the sitting Broward pols who are soon going to be looking for new jobs: Steven Feren, the jurist whose decisions in family court set the stage for Megan Everett to run off with her 2-year-old daughter, Lilly. After we published a long feature on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Blogger Files Complaint Against Judge Steven Feren Over Campaign Fliers

    Today is Election Day, time to cash out on a season's worth of primary drama. Also, your mailbox will soon be filling up with less junk -- hopefully. But just now as we're getting ready to shelve politics for a couple of months, a sideshow issue has broken out in one of Broward's most important judi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Attorneys Gone Wild!

    Today the Florida Bar released a list of 35 attorneys disciplined for violating rules of professional conduct. Of the 35, ten are from Broward and Palm Beach Counties.1. William Abramson, of West Palm Beach. Abramson's case goes back to 2005, when he was defending a female client in criminal case be ... More >>

  • News

    June 1, 2006

    Redemption Plea

    Born-again lawyer John P. Contini flies high to find the good side of murderer Gil Fernandez Jr.

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    January 12, 2006

    Muscles, Murder, and a Messiah, Part 2

    Gil Fernandez Jr. could be responsible for as many as nine murders. If he's truly repentant, his former prosecutor says, he needs to confess his sins.

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    January 5, 2006

    Muscles, Murder, and a Messiah

    Ex-cop and bodybuilder Gil Fernandez Jr. murdered three men in the Everglades. But he only admits to killing the man he was.

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Beaten, Burned, and Raped

    Hundreds of complaints allege that a Central Florida neurologic treatment center is a house of horrors