Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 59387
Attorney Name Block, Michael L.
DBP Docket No. 55 DB 2007
Supreme Court Docket No. 1257 DD No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Anthony P. Sodroski
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2007-08-30
Effective Date 2006-09-29
Case Digest By Order of the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey dated February 20, 2007, effective March 21, 2007, Respondent was suspended from the practice of law in the State of New Jersey for a period of one year and until the further Order of that Court. In the Matter of Michael L. Block, 189 N.J. 432, 916 A.2d 437 (2007). The New Jersey Supreme Court also imposed the following conditions: prior to reinstatement to practice, Respondent shall provide proof of his fitness to practice law as attested to by a mental health professional approved by the New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics (“NJOAE”); and upon reinstatement, Respondent shall practice under the supervision of a practicing attorney approved by the NJOAE for a period of two years and until the further Order of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Id. at 434, 916 A.2d at 438. By reciprocal Order dated August 30, 2007, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania suspended Respondent “consistent with the Order of the Supreme Court of New Jersey dated February 20, 2007.”
Rule Violation(s)
Discipline Imposed Reciprocal suspension “consistent with” the New Jersey suspension with reinstatement conditions.
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available