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Every year, the Office of Attorney Ethics of the New Jersey Supreme Court produces an Attorney Disciplinary System Report. The report may be found here. The report examines and provides detailed statistics on a number of topics relating to attorney discipline in New Jersey. How many disciplinary investigations are occurring? How many lead to complaint? How many hearings lead to discipline? What is getting attorneys in trouble these days? If you do not want…
A husband and wife become enmeshed in an acrimonious divorce. Nothing new there. Add in the following shocking allegation, just raised by the wife: her husband’s lawyer aided the husband in installing malware on her computer, capturing emails between the wife and her lawyer and some draft pleadings. In a civil action for money damages, the wife alleges her husband’s lawyer knew or should have known of the malware attack, and benefitted by using the…
Every year, the New Jersey State Bar Association holds its Annual Meeting in Atlantic City. This year, for the first time ever, the Annual Meeting went virtual. Lawyers from CSG made history by participating in an ethics panel which drew the highest number of participants in the State Bar’s history. Ronald Israel, Esq., Member,  and I were on a panel presenting “The Art of Avoiding Conflicts.” Joining us were a Presiding Chancery Judge, the Hon.…