Rutherford Mulhall Shut Down Leaves Boca Clients Unsure

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John Mulhall, senior partner at Ruherford Mulhall which shut down Friday in Boca Raton, a year after closing its Palm Beach Gardens office.

BOCA RATON, FL ( — Clients of Rutherford Mulhall, the large Boca Raton firm that unexpectedly went out of business Friday, are awaiting word about their cases and fates of their attorneys. reported the closure exclusively on Saturday in this story.

The longtime Boca Raton law firm shuttered its offices Friday with no warning. Approximately 15 attorneys in addition to paralegals and secretaries were let go with reportedly no severance or firm-sponsored healthcare.

The closure comes roughly a month after the firm shut its offices in Palm Beach Gardens. reached out to named partner Charlie Rutherford on Saturday but has yet to receive a response as to what led to the closure or where clients should turn for assistance.

The firm's website was still online as of late Sunday afternoon, listing the following attorneys as employees:

Banister, John R.

Corporate Law, Real Estate, Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation and Probate Litigation, Mortgage Law, Guardianship Law and Estate Administration

Cohen, Laurie Stilwell

Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation and Land Use Law; also Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.

Hileman, L. Diana

Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship and Real Estate

Kim, David J.

Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation

Luyster, Julia V.

Appeals; Litigation, Labor and Employment, Family Law, Commercial and Construction, Insurance Defense and Coverage.

McKibbin, David A.

Equine Law, Business Transactions, Real Property Law and Hospitality Law

Mulhall III, John T.

Litigation, Marital and Family Law and Appellate Practice

Nowak, Mark L.

Taxation, Business and Corporate Law, Trusts and Estates and Real Estate

Riggs, David A.

Marital and Family Law, Business Law, Real Estate Law, Probate and Estate Planning and General Litigation

Rivera, Mireya L.

Marital & Family Law and Civil Litigation

Rutherford,Charles E.

Estate Planning, Probate Administration, Trust Administration, Guardianship, Real Estate and Corporate Law

Throne, Jason H.

Mortgage Banking Law, Commercial Litigation and Real Estate

Wolfe, Jeffrey J.

Taxation, Business Law, Corporate Law, Estate Planning and Real Estate

Wunker, Robert L.

Banking Law, Mortgage Banking Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Real Estate and International Law



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