Two Jacksonville attorneys among 24 disciplined
The Florida Bar announced the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 24 attorneys: disbarring five, revoking the license of one, suspending nine and publicly reprimanding eight. Two are from Jacksonville.
• Casey Roche Bryant, 630 W. Adams St., Suite 202, Jacksonville, suspended until further order, following an Aug. 21 court order. (Admitted to practice: 2010) for violation of the terms of his conditional admission to the Bar
• Wesley Haynes Owens, Waterview II, Suite 100, 5400 La Moya Ave. Unit 21, Jacksonville, suspended for one year, effective retroactive to June 20, 2012, following an Aug. 7 court order. Further, Owens shall pay restitution of $3,500 to four clients. (Admitted to practice: 1995) Owens was found in contempt for failing to comply with the terms of an emergency probation in Oct. 2011 and he was subsequently suspended for 91 days. Owens pleaded no contest to a DUI and in several instances, he was hired to represent clients and failed to adequately communicate and diligently pursue their cases.