In re New River Dry Dock, Inc., No. 06-13274, 2011 BL 240117 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. Sept. 20, 2011) An en banc panel of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida sanctioned an attorney for “shockingly sarcastic and unprofessional” statements contained in pleadings filed with the court, as well as his attempt to engage in an ex parte communications with a presiding bankruptcy judge. Ultimately, the panel suspended the attorney from practicing before the bankruptcy court for a period of 60 days and referred the matter to the Florida bar for additional sanctions.
Judge Olsen Issues Show-Cause Order against Attorney Gleason
Attorney Gleason’s Professional Misconduct
Panel Concludes Gleason Engaged in Professional Misconduct
Panel Imposes Sanctions on Gleason
Panel Suspends Gleason from the Practice of Law and Refers to the Matter to the Florida Bar
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