On Monday, September 11, 2023. The Florida Bar filed a petition with the Supreme Court of Florida, seeking approval of a conditional guilty plea for consent judgment in the case of attorney David George Simmons Jr.
The case is entitled “The Florida Bar v. David George Simmons Jr.”
Prior to the formal complaint, Simmons voluntarily submitted a conditional guilty plea for a consent judgment, which has already been approved by The Florida Bar in accordance with Rule 3-7.9 of the Rules of Discipline.
The Florida Bar is now requesting that the Court accept the conditional guilty plea for a consent judgment, impose the proposed discipline, and award costs to the Bar. The petition was submitted by Carrie Constance Lee, Bar Counsel for The Florida Bar, from the Orlando Branch Office. The document has been e-filed with the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Florida, and copies have been delivered to David George Simmons Jr., as well as to Staff Counsel at The Florida Bar.
The request states:
“WHEREFORE, The Florida Bar respectfully requests that the Conditional Guilty Plea for Consent Judgment be accepted, the proposed discipline be imposed, and the Bar be awarded costs.”
According to avvo.com, Mr. Simmons Jr. is a criminal defense attorney in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. He attended the University of Dayton School of Law, graduating in 2007. He acquired his law license in Florida in 2011.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.