An attorney undergoes a rigorous application process, background checks and examination to obtain a license to practice law in Florida. The intense scrutiny from the Florida Bar Association is intended to maintain the integrity and quality of legal practice in the state. Attorneys swear to support the Constitution, abide by the rules of professional conduct and take actions that are consistent with truth and justice. James Toombs Law has an unwavering commitment to the principled, dutiful practice of the legal profession. I expect the same firm dedication to ethical, competent legal practice from our peers. To uphold these high standards, I represent attorneys and their clients in all matters related to the licensure and practice of law.
Your attorney has certain specific obligations to you. You should expect an attorney who you retain to:
When an attorney fails to fulfill these obligations, your case or rights may be negatively impacted. I work to get you justice.
You have options if your legal counsel’s representation is fraudulent or negligent. I review your case and help you pursue the best means of obtaining relief, which could include:
If you have lost a case, been imprisoned or given up rights due to your former attorney’s mistakes or inaction, I may be able to help.
If you are an attorney who finds yourself unfairly accused of violating your duties, I provide you with unyielding support. I apply this substantial knowledge of Bar and court rules and procedures to:
If a current or former client is accusing you of malpractice, I will represent you in litigation, negotiations and any dealings with the Florida Bar Association.