Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 55716
Attorney Name Rubinstein, Joel B.
DBP Docket No. 134 DB 2002
Supreme Court Docket No. 767 D.D. No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Raymond S. Wierciszewski
Counsel for Respondent Pro Se
Decision Date 2002-10-10
Effective Date 2002-11-09
Case Digest By order dated March 5, 2002, the New Jersey Supreme Court suspended Respondent from the practice of law for a period of three months for misconduct including failure to abide by a client’s decision concerning the objectives of the representation, lack of diligence and failure to maintain a bona fide office. By Notice and Order dated August 8, 2002, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court directed Respondent to inform the Court of any claim he had that the imposition of the identical or comparable discipline in this Commonwealth would be unwarranted and the reasons therefore. Respondent did not file a response. By Order dated October 10, 2002, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended Respondent for three months.
Rule Violation(s) NJ RPC 1.2(a), 1.3 and 5.5(a).
Discipline Imposed Three Month Reciprocal Suspension
Points of Law
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