Bloomberg Law
March 2, 2020, 10:53 AM

Florida Bar Says Ticket App Practiced Law Without a License

Jennifer Kay
Jennifer Kay
Staff Correspondent

The app offered to simplify one of the most arduous aspects of commuting in South Florida: disputing traffic tickets.

Drivers just had to upload photos of their tickets, pay a flat fee, and get on with their lives as quickly as the traffic around Miami would allow. The app, TIKD, would find an attorney to take the case to court, and the traffic fines could be reduced or dismissed.

But the startup hit a speed bump when traffic ticket attorneys complained to the Florida Bar that TIKD and its founder, Christopher Riley, were practicing law without a license.

And now ...

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