Local Professionalism Panels do not have jurisdiction to review complaints against members of the judiciary. The Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission investigates allegations of misconduct by judges of the County, Circuit, District Courts of Appeal, as well as Justices of the Supreme Court of Florida. The Judicial Qualifications Commission may be reached at (850) 488-1581 or https://floridajqc.com
Any person may initiate a professionalism complaint against an attorney practicing in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit by submitting an electronic Complaint form on this site or by mailing a completed complaint form to:
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
ATTN: Professionalism Panel
Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center, 30th Floor
175 Northwest 1st Avenue
Miami, Florida 33128
Upon submission of an electronic Complaint form, the Complainant must print and sign the Complaint form and mail the original Complaint to the Panel. If the signed Complaint is not received following the electronic submission, the Panel will not accept the Complaint. Signature photocopies will not be accepted.
Absent extenuating circumstances, such a complaint shall be filed within fifteen (15) days of the conduct complained of, or within fifteen (15) days of the conclusion of the trial in which the conduct occurred.
The complaint shall be limited to five (5) pages, including exhibits. Upon receipt, the Panel will review the complaint and make a determination as to whether a hearing is warranted. If necessary, the Panel may request additional written clarification from the complaining party.
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