Florida Bar Opens Investigation Into Matt Shirk

Embattled former 4th Judicial Circuit Court public defender Matt Shirk now faces a disciplinary investigation from the Florida Bar. The News4Jax I-TEAM learned Wednesday evening that the Florida Bar was reviewing a special grand jury’s findings on Shir…

Embattled former 4th Judicial Circuit Court public defender Matt Shirk now faces a disciplinary investigation from the Florida Bar. The News4Jax I-TEAM learned Wednesday evening that the Florida Bar was reviewing a special grand jury’s findings on Shirk from two years ago. When Shirk left office, he returned to the jurisdiction of the Florida Bar, which has now opened a disciplinary investigation into his conduct.