Lawyer accused of video voyeurism permanently disbarred

As expected, the Florida Supreme Court has permanently banned Tampa Bay attorney  James Patrick Stanton Jr. from practicing law in the state.
[File photo provided by Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office, 2014]
As expected, the Florida Supreme Court has permanently banned Tampa Bay attorney James Patrick Stanton Jr. from practicing law in the state. [File photo provided by Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office, 2014]
Published March 9
Updated March 9

As expected, the Florida Supreme Court has permanently banned Tampa Bay attorney James Patrick Stanton Jr. from practicing law in the state.

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Stanton, who in January signed a consent to disbarment, was accused of secretly videotaping nude and partially undressed female employees of a Tampa company where he worked. Although he was arrested in 2014 on more than 100 felony counts of video voyeurism, a judge dismissed the case against him after his lawyers argued that the statutes of limitations had expired.

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