Smith, Tozian, Daniel & Davis, P.A. is proud to announce the hiring of Timothy P. Chinaris, Of Counsel. Tim brings 30+ years of experience and knowledge in Legal Ethics and has worked in several roles including as the Ethics Director of The Florida Bar, Ethics Committee Chairman, Expert Witness, Ethics Professor, and currently as the President of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society. Welcome to the team, Tim! ... See MoreSee Less
A referee has determined that lawyer Jennifer Perez didn’t violate ethics rules but concluded that she should be required to take ethics training on lawyer advertising rules. Photos from the Florida...
Partner Debbie Davis will be joined by former Orlando Bar counsel Keshara Cowans and current Chair of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, Rachelle Munson as they discuss “Expectations from the Bar & Pitfalls to Avoid” at the Florida A&M College of Law Orlando campus today. This panel presentation is part of Professionalism Day at FAMU and is designed to provide incoming law students with practical insights on how to exemplify professionalism as a lawyer. ... See MoreSee Less
The Florida Supreme Court Historical Society’s Board of Trustees elected law professor Timothy P. Chinaris of Rockledge president. The FSCHS also installed other Florida Bar members as leaders and t...
Did you know the Florida Supreme Court amended several regulations regarding lawyer advertising? See below for updates to the rules regulating disclaimers, certification disclaimers, presumptively valid content, direct mail communications, and qualifying providers. ... See MoreSee Less
Gwen Daniel, Esquire will be sharing her insights gained from 25 years of defending lawyers at The Florida Bar Convention’s June 23, 2023 Masters on Ethics program. Join Gwen and other Respondent’s counsel to discuss the new normal confronting all lawyers in attorney disciplinary cases. All lawyers - not just the ”bad” ones. Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less
Scott Tozian has been listed as one of the 2023 Tampa Bay Top Lawyers by Tampa Magazine in the area of Ethics & Professional Responsibilities Law, an honor complimenting the firm's 40th Anniversary in business. ... See MoreSee Less