Probation With Unannounced Accounting Reviews for An Attorney With Trust Account Violations
In Florida Bar v. Barbone, 679 So. 2d 1179, 1180 (Fla. 1996), this Court imposed a six-month suspension followed by two years of probation "with regular, unannounced accounting reviews at least three times a year at his expense" on an attorney for trust account violations.
In addition to the suspension and probation, the Court noted that "Barbone should continue to retain a certified public accountant to provide the Bar quarterly reports showing compliance with trust accounting rules, and he is required to take and pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination." Id.