Florida Bar clears Poinciana attorney of complaint filed by arbitrator

Tom Slaten, an attorney who represents the Association of Poinciana Villages, has been cleared by the Florida Bar of a complaint lodged by a state arbitrator.  The August complaint was by Terri Leigh Jones, an arbitrator for the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, who said she had an “ethical duty” to report Slaten.  Her complaint stated Slaten should have told her about a suit filed in Polk Circuit Court that created conflicting rulings with a decision Jones made in June over how many votes the Association of Poinciana Villages can allow its developer, Avatar, to cast in HOA elections.    Read the article……………


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