Finger-Flipping Anthony Lawyer Faces Bar Complaint

He did not maintain 'the integrity of the profession,' says fellow attorney
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 7, 2011 10:33 AM CDT

(Newser) Cheney Mason's "eff you" to the media probably felt pretty good at the time, but now the Casey Anthony attorney is facing a Florida Bar complaint for making the obscene gesture. A fellow attorney filed the complaint after pictures emerged of Mason flipping the bird while celebrating Anthony's not guilty verdict, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Mason also reportedly made a different lewd gesture, not pictured, that required two hands. The complaint accuses Mason of breaking the rules that require him to maintain "the integrity of the profession." (Read more Cheney Mason stories.)

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