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INTHESUPREMECOURTOFFLORIDA

(BeforeaGrievanceCon1mittee)
INRE: ComplaintbyNeilJ. GillespieagainstDanielleNicoleParsons
TheFloridaBarFileNo. 2014-30,525 (9A)
NOTICEOFASSIGNMENTOFINVESTIGATINGMEMBER
AND/ORPANEL
TO:
NeilJ. Gillespie BarryRodneyDavidson
8092SW115thLoop CounselforRespondent
Ocala,FL34481 BarclaysFinancialCenter
1111 BrickellAve. Floor25
Miami,FL33131-3101
Tele: (305)810-2500
bdavidson@hunton.com
Thecomplaintisherebyassignedto thefollowingmember(s)ofthecommitteefor
investigation:
JonMarshallOden FrankHarlanKillgoreJr.
BallJanikL.L.P. Killgore,Pearlman,Stamp,Ornstein&
201 E. PineSt. Ste.825 Squires
Orlando,FL3280-12764 P.O. Box 1913
Tele: (407)902-2077 Orlando,FL3280-21913
Tele: (407)425-1020
Noticeisgiventhatthiscasewillbeconsideredbythecommittee.
Respondentandcomplainantshallcontacttheinvestigatingmemberswithin 10
daysfromthedateofthisnoticeto discusstheinvestigationofthismatter.
DATEDthis2dayofSeptember,2014.
PatriciaAnnToroSavitz
Bar Counsel
The Florida Bar
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Orlando, Florida 32801-1050
(407) 425-5424
psavitz@flabar.org
Copies furnished to:
Frank H. Killgore' Jr., Chair, Ninth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee "A" and
Investigating Member
Jon Marshall Oden, Investigating Member
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Neil J. Gillespie
8092 SW 115th Loop
Ocala, FL 34481
Re: Complaint of Neil J. Gillespie against Danielle Nicole Parsons
The Florida Bar File No. 2014-30,525 (09A)
Dear Mr. Gillespie:
This correspondence is to clarify the current status of this matter. The case has been referred to
the Ninth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee 09A. The chair of the committee is Lisa M.
Acharekar. You will be notified in writing regarding the appointment of Investigating Members
for further investigation by the committee. The case has not been referred to the Attorney
Generals Office or the Office of the Statewide Prosecutor for investigation.
Thank you for your continued cooperation with this matter.
Sincerely,

Patricia Ann Toro Savitz
Bar Counsel
Cc: Barry R. Davidson, Counsel for Respondent- via email only
Lisa M. Acharekar, Chair- via email only

Neil Gillespie
From: "Rose M Prichnick" <RPrichnick@flabar.org>
To: <neilgillespie@mfi.net>
Cc: "Patti A. Savitz" <psavitz@flabar.org>; <lisa.acharekar@myfloridalegal.com>;
<bdavidson@hunton.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 9:26 AM
Attach: Letter to Complainant.pdf
Subject: Complaint of Neil J . Gillespie against Danielle Nicole Parsons The Florida Bar File No. 2014-30,525
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Re: ComplaintbyNeilJ. GillespieagainstDanielleNicoleParsons
TheFloridaBarFileNo. 2014-30,525(9A)
DearMs. Acharekar:
This is to advise that the above-referenced matter has been forwarded to your committee for
furtherinvestigationanddisposition.
Thedocuments will soon beposted to the Grievance Committee Webpage for the Committee's
convenience. Asalways,ifIcanbeoffurtherassistance,pleasedonothesitateto contactme.
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VIA Email Only: psavitz@flabar.org August 5, 2014
Patricia Ann Toro Savitz
The Florida Bar
1000 Legion Place, Suite 1625
Orlando, Florida 32801-1050
Re: Complaint of Neil J . Gillespie against Danielle Nicole Parsons
The Florida Bar File No. 2014-30,525 (09A)
Dear Ms. Savitz:
I have and thank you for your letter J uly 29, 2014 referring my complaint to Lisa M. Acharekar,
Chair, Office of Statewide Prosecution. Unfortunately I do not understand referral to the Office
of Statewide Prosecution, which is apparently part of the Office of the Attorney General, and the
designation of Ms. Acharekar as Chair, which usually pertains to a Bar grievance committee.
A few of my past Bar complaints with other lawyers were referred to a Bar grievance committee,
which included a Chair, a designated reviewer (BOG member), and in one case Assistant State
Attorney Brian Kramer was appointed as an investigator, but Mr. Kramer appeared only as a
member of the grievance committee, and not in an official role as an Assistant State Attorney for
the State Attorney's Office for the Eighth J udicial Circuit. (2011-00,073(8B), Notice enclosed)
So I am confused, which is not a criticism of the process. In 2007 I self-referred the matter with
Mr. Rodems to Governor Charlie Crist, then Attorney General Bill McCollum. In 2010 I self-
referred the Rodems matter to AG McCollum, through the Office of Statewide Prosecution and
the 19th Statewide Grand J ury (SC09-1910) on public corruption, all to no avail. (enclosed)
I would appreciate any information you can provide that would assist me in understanding the
current referral to Ms. Acharekar, Chair, Office of Statewide Prosecution. It appears to be a Bar
grievance committee and Attorney General/Office of Statewide Prosecution combination which I
do not understand in the context of my Bar complaint against Ms. Parsons.
Thank you in advance for the courtesy of a response.
Sincerely,
Neil J . Gillespie
8092 SW 115th Loop
Ocala, Florida 34481
Telephone: 352-854-7807
Email: neilgillespie@mfi.net
cc: Mr. Barry R. Davidson, Hunton & Williams LLP, via email to bdavidson@hunton.com
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IN THESUPREMECOURTOFFLORIDA
(BeforeaGrievanceCommittee)
INRE: ComplaintbyNeilGillespie
AgainstRobertW. Bauer
TheFloridaBarFileNo. 2011-00,073(8B)
NOTICEOFASSIGNMENTOFINVESTIGATINGMEMBERAND/ORPANEL
,,/To:
NeilGillespie RobertW.Bauer
8092SW115thLoop 2815NW13thStreet,Suite200E
Ocala,FL 34481 Gainesville,FL 32609-2865
Tele: 352/375-5960
Receipt of a complaint on July 29, 2010, against respondent from the complainant is
acknowledged. Thecomplainthas been giventhe above file numberand is hereby assignedto
thefollowingmemberof thecommitteeforinvestigation:
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Noticeisgiventhatthiscasewillbeconsideredbythecommittee.
Respondentandcomplainantshallcontacttheinvestigatingmemberwithinten(10)daysfrom
thedateof thisnoticetodiscusstheinvestigationanddispositionof thiscomplaint.
DATEDthis J6 dayof NoiJR.('fIber ,2010.
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Copiesfurnishedto:
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850-488-4441
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November 21,2007
Mr. Neil Gillespie
8092 Southwest 115th Loop
Ocala, Florida 34481
Dear Mr. Gillespie:
Thank you for contacting Governor Charlie Crist. The Governor appreciates your
concerns about a law firm in Florida and asked me to respond on his behalf.
The Florida Constitution limits the Governor's intervention in matters that should be
resolved through the court system. Each state attorney is an elected official charged
with certain discretionary duties, including the duty to determine whether or not to
prosecute any particular crime committed within his or her jurisdiction. This decision is
based on the quality and quantity of the evidence of guilt shown, and in the best interest
of justice. I encourage you to work with the state attorney's office to resolve this
situation.
As you know, your best source of assistance with a complaint about an attorney is
the Florida Bar. The primary purpose of the Florida Bar is to ensure the highest
standards of professionalism in the practice of law for the benefit of members and the
public. I encourage you to continue working with the Florida Bar to resolve your
concerns. Complaints may be filed by writing the Florida Bar at 650 Apalachee
Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300 or by calling 1-800-342-8060.
I also encourage you to express your concerns to Attorney General Bill McCollum.
You can contact Attorney General McCollum by writing to the Office of the Attorney
General, The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida 3'2399, or by calling (850) 4,14-3990.
Thank you again for contacting Governor Crist. The Governor hopes your concerns
can be resolved to your satisfaction.
Sincerely,

Cole Hoopingarner
Office of Citizen Services
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BILL MCCOLLUM
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STATE OF FLORIDA
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Telephone (850) 414-3990 , SunCom 994-3990
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December 7, 2007
Mr. Neil 1. Gillespie
8092 Southwest 115th Loop
Ocala, Florida 34481
Dear Mr. Gillespie:
Thank you for contacting Attorney General Bill McCollum regarding Barker, Rodems & Cook, P.A.
and the allegation of perjury by Mr. Ryan Christopher Rodems.
The Attorney General's Office does not have jurisdiction in this matter. By contacting The Florida Bar
you have contacted the appropriate agency to review your concerns. The Florida Supreme Court has
designated The Florida Bar as the agency responsible for reviewing grievances against lawyers
licensed to practice in this state. The Florida Bar's decisions are not subject to the Attorney General's
authority.
As the Governor's Office suggested, and as you wish to file a criminal complaint regarding alleged
perjury, please contact the local law enforcement agency and state attorney's office where the criminal
violation occurred. In Florida, the local police or sheriffs department and the elected state attorney in
each judicial circuit are responsible for investigating and prosecuting crime at the local level. Those
authorities operate independently and are not a part of the Attorney General's Office. If you have not
already done so, you may contact the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office and Thirteenth Judicial
Circuit State Attorney's Office at the following:
Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office
Post Office Box 3371
Tampa, Florida 33601
Phone: (813) 247-8000
Thirteenth Judicial Circuit State Attorney's Office
County Courthouse Annex, Fifth Floor
800 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: (813) 272-5400
Otherwise, please continue with your private attorney if you need any legal guidance. An attorney can
give you the legal advice which our office is not at liberty to provide to private individuals. We hope
this proves helpful to you. Thank you for contacting Attorney General McCollum's Office.
Sincerely,
OFFICE OF CITIZEN SERVICES
Florida Attorney General's Office
OCSlba
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
BILL McCOLLUM
ATTORNEY GENERAL
STATE OF FLORIDA
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
Office of Citizen Services
The Capitol
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1050
Telephone: (850) 414-3990
Fax: (850) 410-163
November 5, 2010
Mr. Neil J. Gillespie
8092 Southwest 115th Loop
Ocala, Florida 34481
Dear Mr. Gillespie:
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum received your correspondence regarding the law firm of Barker,
Rodems & Cook, PA; William J. Cook; the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court; and the Honorable Martha
J. Cook.
Attorney General McCollum issued a statement (enclosed) on the Florida Supreme Court's order to
convene a statewide grand jury on public corruption. The Statewide Prosecutor will serve, by law, as the
statewide grand jury's counsel. As mentioned in the statement, our Statewide Prosecutor will work with
the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Florida's state attorneys to identify investigations and
cases to bring before the statewide grand jury.
I am forwarding your correspondence to the Statewide Prosecution Office for review. However, due to
the confidential nature of investigations, the Statewide Prosecution Office is not at liberty to comment
further. We will keep your concerns under advisement.
I note that you have already contacted The Florida Bar which is the correct agency to file a complaint
regarding an attorney. The Florida Supreme Court designated The Florida Bar as the agency responsible
for reviewing grievances against lawyers licensed to practice in this state. Please continue working with
that agency for whatever assistance or information they may be able to provide to you.
Regarding judges, the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC) is the appropriate authority to review a
complaint involving judicial conduct. The JQC is an independent agency created by the Florida
Constitution solely to investigate alleged misconduct by Florida state judges. You may contact that
agency at:
Judicial Qualifications Commission
1110 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32303-6224
Telephone: 850-488-1581
Mr.NeilJ. Gillespie
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theUnitedStatesDepartmentofJusticeat 1(800)514-0301.
Ifyouhavenotalreadydoneso,Ialsoencourageyouto conveyyourconcernsto Governor
CharlieCrist'sOfficeat:
OfficeoftheGovernor
TheCapitol
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Telephone: (850)488-4441
Website: http://www.flgov.com!
Thankyouforgivingustheopportunitytoreviewyourconcerns.
Sincerely,
FrancesBaker
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