Ex-foreclosure king won’t fight disbarment

Miami /
Nov.November 19, 2013 01:30 PM

Onetime foreclosure mogul David J. Stern has decided not to fight a Florida Bar referee’s call for his disbarment.

The former Plantation attorney charged with fraud and legal misconduct is not going to appeal the recommendation, Daily Business Review reported. Jeffrey Tew, Stern’s attorney, submitted a short letter to the Florida Supreme Court on Monday that confirmed Stern would not file an appeal. Tew’s letter did not go into further detail.

Palm Beach Circuit Judge Nancy Perez suggested disbarment for Stern last month. Perez served as referee for the state Supreme Court. She determined Stern was guilty of misconduct.

Stern built up Florida’s most prolific foreclosure defense firm, with 154 attorneys and about 1,200 total employees handling nearly 118,000 cases each day. His misconduct was exposed during the robo-signing scandal. [Daily Business Review]Eric Kalis


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Daisy Chaplin and Charles Prince with the property at 6000 North Bay Road (Getty, Google Maps)
Late Broadway legend Harold Prince’s children settle dispute over family’s North Bay Road mansion
Late Broadway legend Harold Prince’s children settle dispute over family’s North Bay Road mansion
Foreclosure lawsuit targets DoubleTree hotel near Miami International Airport
Foreclosure lawsuit targets DoubleTree hotel near Miami International Airport
Foreclosure lawsuit targets DoubleTree hotel near Miami International Airport
The Variety Hotel (Getty)
Lender acquires Variety Hotel in Miami Beach following foreclosure suit
Lender acquires Variety Hotel in Miami Beach following foreclosure suit
Branden Muhl, James Vosotas and Hotel Greystone at 1920 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach (Google Maps, Mahaska, Trans Inns)
Hotel Greystone to reopen in September amid partnership break-up
Hotel Greystone to reopen in September amid partnership break-up
Grand Hotel Fort Lauderdale and Sheridan Capital's Aaron Kurlansky (Facebook via Fort Lauderdale Grand Hotel)
Fort Lauderdale hotel resolves foreclosure suit with $11M refi
Fort Lauderdale hotel resolves foreclosure suit with $11M refi
Variety Hotel (iStock)
Miami Beach hotel heads to foreclosure auction
Miami Beach hotel heads to foreclosure auction
Developer Louis Birdman (One Thousand Museum, Getty)
One Thousand Museum developers score $90M refi to stave off foreclosure
One Thousand Museum developers score $90M refi to stave off foreclosure
A rendering of the the property at 3601 North Miami Avenue and HES Group CEO Francisco Arocha (Photos via HES, Francisco Arocha)
Midtown Miami Triptych dev site owner files for Chapter 11 amid foreclosure
Midtown Miami Triptych dev site owner files for Chapter 11 amid foreclosure
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...