Lewis Tein vs. Miccosukee

Lewis Tein. vs Miccosukee covers the saga of news, sanctions, and court orders surrounding the legal battles between attorneys Michael Tein and Guy Lewis and the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians and its attorneys; Ramon Rodriguez, Jose Herrera, and Bernardo Roman III. After Lewis Tein had represented two members of the Miccosukee in a fatal car accident in 2009, the tribe and its lawyers went on to sue Lewis Tein and former tribal Chairman, Billy Cypress, for racketeering and embezzlement. Years of litigation resulted in severe sanctions for the tribe and its attorneys, including charges from the Florida Bar for perjury, for pursuing a frivolous lawsuit with virtually no evidence to support their allegations.


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Appeals Court upholds Victory for Lewis Tein against Miccosukee Tribe

An appeals court upheld a Miami federal judge’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the Miccosukee against Guy A. Lewis and Michael R. Tein. Additionally, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge John Thornton deemed the tribe’s claims against Lewis and Tein as “unfounded and frivolous.”

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