Ghunise L. Coaxum, Bar Counsel May 29, 2013The Florida Bar UPL Department, OrlandoPage - 3Once a person has made a decision to represent himself, the Supreme Court should notenforce any unnecessary regulation which might tend to hinder the exercise of such right.Florida Bar v. Brumbaugh, 355 So.2d 1186 (1978).The reason for prohibiting the practice of law by those who have not been examined and found qualified to practice is to protect the public from being advised and represented inlegal matters by unqualified persons over whom the judicial department can exerciselittle, if any, control. Morrison v. West App. 4 Dist., 30 So.3d 561 (2010), rehearingdenied. Attorney And Client App. 4 Dist., 30 So.3d 561 (2010), rehearing denied.28 U.S.C. § 1654 - Appearance personally or by counsel.In all courts of the United States the parties may plead and conduct their own cases personally or by counsel as, by the rules of such courts, respectively, are permitted tomanage and conduct causes therein.Martha Jean Cook - judge of questionable ethicsAs to the
Order Prohibiting Plaintiff From Appearing Pro Se
, the order was entered by MarthaCook ex parte, without hearing, and prior to the expiration of time to respond. When MarthaCook entered the order November 15, 2010, she was a Defendant in my federal lawsuit
againsther and others of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, and therefore had a duty to recuse. But MarthaCook does not recuse when required, and enjoys making rulings favorable to her interests.Unfortunately Martha Cook is a judge of questionable ethics, according to a story on the FloridaBar News Summary July 22, 2011, “CRITICS: JUDGE WITH INTEREST IN BANK SHOULDN'T HEAR FORECLOSURES-- The Tampa Tribune”. See Exhibit 2, and the link.http://www.floridabar.org/DIVCOM/PI/PINEwssummary.nsf/41bc6044e7aa779e8525688d0073e8f8/b820bfd498a31e31852578d50050dfc9Martha Cook’s sham order entered November 15, 2010 is an honest services fraud in exchangefor Mr. Rodems’ campaign donation, and for his UPL representation of her and the state of Florida in a federal court action June 21, 2011.Rule 10 - 2.1. GenerallyWhenever used in these rules the following words or terms shall have the meaning hereinset forth unless the use thereof shall clearly indicate a different meaning:(a) Unlicensed Practice of Law.
The unlicensed practice of law shall mean the practice of law, as prohibited by statute, court rule, and case law of the state of Florida.
Gillespie v. Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Florida, et al., U.S. District Court, Middle District of Fla., Ocala Div., Case 5:10-cv-503-(DAB)-TBS-WTH