On September 11, 2023, the Florida Bar filed a petition for contempt and order to show cause against John Spencer Jenkins, a respondent who has failed to respond to an official bar inquiry. The petition requests that the Supreme Court of Florida suspend Jenkins’ license to practice law until he fully responds in writing to the inquiry.
The case is entitled “The Florida Bar v. John Spencer Jenkins,”
Following this event, the Florida Bar filed a petition for contempt and order to show cause against John Spencer Jenkins. The Bar is also requesting administrative costs of $1,250.00 against Jenkins. The matter is pending before the Supreme Court of Florida, and a hearing date has not been set yet.
The Disposition states:
“WHEREFORE, The Florida Bar respectfully requests this Courtsuspendtherespondent pursuant to Rule3-7.11(f), until such time as he fully responds in writing to the official bar inquiry contained in“The Florida Bar’s Exhibit 1” and until further order of this Court.”
According to avvo.com, Mr. Jenkins is a litigation attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He acquired his law license in Florida in 2013.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.