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Supreme Court of FloridaNov 14, 2002
832 So. 2d 106 (Fla. 2002)

Case Nos.: SC02-642 and SC02-2227

November 14, 2002

L.T. Nos.: 2002-50,250(17J) 2002-50,913(17J)

Decision Without Published Opinion

The uncontested report of the referee is approved and respondent is suspended from the practice of law for 45 days, effective 30 days from the date of this order so that Respondent can close out his practice and protect the interests of existing clients. If Respondent notifies this Court in writing that he is no longer practicing and does not need the 30 days to protect existing clients, this Court will enter an order making the suspension effective immediately. Respondent shall accept no new business from the date this order is filed until the suspension expires. Respondent is further directed to comply with all other terms and conditions of the report. Judgment is entered for The Florida Bar, 650 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, for recovery of costs from Steven Lee Bornstein in the amount of $763.20, for which sum let execution issue.

Not final until time expires to file motion for rehearing and, if filed, determined. The filing of a motion for rehearing shall not alter the effective date of this suspension.