Nasty law firm breakup includes claim lawyer stole clients from multiple firms

From law.com: “Allegations are swirling in a messy law firm breakup. The plaintiff claims personal injury attorney Thomas Schmitt left a trail of law firm victims, and took millions of dollars worth of case files each time he left a job. One former partner, Lauri Goldstein, sued Schmitt, claiming she lost 140 to 170 files when he abruptly left her firm to open a Martin County office … Click here to read more

Stuart law firm’s nasty breakup: claims of theft and mental instability between partners

From The Daily Business Review: “The Stuart Law Firm of Goldstein Schmitt & Associates lost more than 100 clients in March when shareholder Thomas Schmitt abruptly left the Stuart firm to open a Martin County office for Kogan DiSalvo & Schmitt … Click here to read more

Personal injury attorney Lauri Goldstein returns to her Stuart law firm after 8-month suspension

Longtime personal injury lawyer Lauri J. Goldstein is back at her Stuart law firm after an eight-month suspension of her law license was lifted, according to InsuranceNewsNet. Goldstein, 49, said she surprised her staff this week to say she’d been cleared by the Florida Bar to resume her profession as an attorney. … Click here to read more