On Friday, June 30, 2023, the Florida Bar filed a notice of incapacity before the Supreme Court of Florida, requesting the court to issue an order classifying attorney James Wallace Beasley Jr. as an inactive member.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of James Wallace Beasley Jr.” with case no. 2023-50,560(15D).

The Florida Bar filed a notice of incapacity against attorney James Wallace Beasley Jr. The notice is based on a court order from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, which entered an order on a petition for adjudication of finding the same incompetent on March 29, 2023.

The filing states:

“Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 3-7.13(d) states, in part: Upon receipt of notice that a member has been adjudicated as incapacitated or is hospitalized under the Florida Mental Health Act or the authority of other applicable law concerning the capability of an attorney to practice law, The Florida Bar shall file notice thereof with the Supreme Court of Florida. Thereafter, the court shall issue an order classifying the member as an inactive member.”

The petition states:

“WHEREFORE, The Florida Bar files this Notice of Incapacity and requests that this Honorable Court issue an order classifying James Wallace Beasley Jr. as an inactive member, effective immediately.”

Mr. Beasley practices in Palm Beach County, Florida. He is licensed in Florida.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.