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Walking Disaster: Florida attorney disbarred for sex with inmates, drug use

May 6, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Walking Disaster: Florida attorney disbarred for sex with inmates, drug use

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A hot mess of an attorney who used enough drugs to kill a small horse and had sex with her clients at a jail has shockingly been disbarred by the Florida State Bar Association.

State Bar officials said in a statement on Friday that 43-year-old Linda Dawn Hadad, a Daytona Beach public defender was disbarred after she “engaged in a pattern of misconduct that included sexual relationships with clients and illegal drug use.”

According to court records, Hadad allegedly had sex with two inmates identified as Steven Sullivan and Brandon Carson at the Volusia County Jail so often; it prompted the Warden to reduce her access to the attorney visitation area.

Documents further indicated the attorney had also engaged in phone sex with inmates on numerous occasions. During one steamy call Hadad told Carson, “I can’t wait to touch your (expletive). We will have to get my sex toy, too.”

Hadad, whose been practicing in the state since 2002, also admitted she took Adderall, oxycodone, Lortab, and Xanax, without prescriptions, on top of using ecstasy, cocaine, crack, marijuana, meth, and acid, court records show.

Officials said she had also rented cars for an inmate in return for drugs and even contacted a domestic violence victim during a phone call from the jail on behalf of a prisoner who had a no-contact court order.

Furthermore, documents show Hadad would either fail to show up or appeared late to her client’s court appearances, neglected at least five clients’ cases and moved her law office without telling her clients.

Inmate records show since 2010, Police in Volusia County arrested Hadad five times for various citations including driving with a suspended license, fleeing police, driving under the influence and petty theft.

A judge ordered the walking disaster to complete 90 days of rehab after her conviction for driving with a suspended license and fleeing police in an August arrest, The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported.

Hadad’s attorney had no immediate comment Wednesday night.

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