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Florida’s Miccosukee Tribe Sanctioned for Unreasonable Lawsuit against Guy Lewis and Michael Tein

Posted on: January 10th, 2015 by lewistein 2 Comments

“A Florida federal judge on Friday ordered Florida’s Miccosukee Tribe of Indians and an attorney representing the tribe in a failed embezzlement case against the tribe’s former counsel to pay more than $1 million in sanctions.” Judge Cooke stated that the lawsuit filed against Dexter Wayne Lehtinen (former general counsel for the tribe), Guy Lewis, and Michael Tein by the Miccosukee Tribe “unreasonably and vexatiously multiplied the proceeding.”

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    Posted on: February 16th, 2007 by lewistein No Comments

    Michael Tein comments on the arrest of client Michael Kirsch, a CBS4 news reporter, during a traffic stop.

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