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The Florida Bar 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, Florida. Credit: Google The Florida Bar at 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, Florida. (Credit: Google)

The Florida Bar has accused Fort Lauderdale litigator Jose P. Font of violating six ethics rules governing conduct during litigation, allegedly disparaging a group of South Florida attorneys in lengthy motions to withdraw from insurance cases.

The allegations stem from 2017 when Font stopped representing insurance company Southern Fidelity Property and Casualty Inc. and began withdrawing as attorney of record in multiple South Florida cases. Discovery is proceeding in the bar complaint, and a hearing is set for January.

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