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By Professor Nancy Rapoport

Dear Readers:

I’ve heard it said (and I’ve said myself on numerous occasions) that the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. (That’s not always true, but I’ve found that it tends to be true a lot of the time.)

So what do you get when you hire an embezzler, fire him, and rehire him? More embezzlement, and a suspension from practice for the lawyer who rehired the embezzler. In Florida Bar v. Gilbert, Supreme Court of Florida, SC15-2004 (Mar. 22, 2018), Lawyer Gilbert had many chances to . . .

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