Case 6:14-cv-00889-RBD-KRS Document 64 Filed 10/26/15 Page 1 of 2 PageID 553

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
ORLANDO DIVISION
NICHOLAS SINDICICH,
Plaintiff,
v.

Case No. 6:14-cv-889-Orl-37KRS

AMICA MUTUAL INSURANCE
COMPANY,
Defendant.
ORDER IMPOSING SANCTIONS
This cause is before the Court on its own motion. During the prosecution of this
personal injury claim, the Court imposed a $500 sanction on Plaintiff’s Counsel, Aaryn
April Fuller, (“Counsel”) for failure to attend the Pretrial Conference. (See Doc. 43.)
Subsequently, Magistrate Judge David A. Baker sanctioned Counsel in the same amount
for failure to submit a Confidential Statement of the Case pursuant to his September 28,
2015 Order (Doc. 42), thereby causing the settlement conference to be rescheduled (see
Doc. 45). Despite these sanctions, Counsel was late to court on the first day of trial, and
she also failed to have a witness available during a scheduled trial day in violation of the
Court’s Case Management Scheduling Order (see Doc. 19, p. 13).
Because the imposition of monetary sanctions has failed to achieve the objective
of compliant, competent, and professional behavior, the Court ORDERS the following as
additional sanctions: Counsel is required to join the Federal Bar Association (FBA); to
register for, and attend, the “Federal Courts 101: Nuts and Bolts of Federal Civil Litigation”
webinar on October 27, 2015; and to make arrangements for a mentor/mentee
relationship through FBA membership.

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On or before Monday, December 21, 2015, Counsel shall file a notice with the
Court demonstrating compliance with this Order. Failure to follow the Court’s directions
will result in the imposition of additional and considerably more severe sanctions.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers in Orlando, Florida, on October 26, 2015.

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