posted 2015 | W.H. v. State (appeal)
Mr. Forman was hired to handle an appeal for a driver in Orange County, Florida whose drivers license was suspended for speeding on a motorcycle. The particular judge who imposed the suspension frequently imposed suspensions to drivers over the objection of the lawyers in that county. Mr. Forman was hired to fight on behalf of the driver and won! As a matter of first impression, Mr. Forman was able to convince a 3 judge appellate panel that it was unlawful for the trial judge to suspend a person’s license merely because the person committed a traffic infraction where there was no accident. The Client’s suspension was overturned. Not only was the client obviously happy, but Mr. Forman actually received a congratulatory and appreciative phone call from an Orange County attorney who regularly appeared before this judge. Mr. Forman was advised that no local attorney had the “guts” to appeal this particular judge.