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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 22705
Attorney Name Moran, Philip John
DBP Docket No. 192 DB 2006
Supreme Court Docket No. 1226 DD No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Anthony P. Sodroski
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2007-05-08
Effective Date 2007-06-07
Case Digest Respondent was reciprocally suspended “consistent with the Order of the Supreme Court of New Jersey dated November 6, 2006.” By Order dated November 6, 2006, effective immediately, the New Jersey Supreme Court suspended Respondent from the practice of law in the State of New Jersey “for a period of one year, and until the further Order of the Court, provided however, that the active period of suspension shall be seven months....” In the Matter of Philip J. Moran, 188 N.J. 483, 483-484, 909 A.2d 719, 720 (2006). The New Jersey Supreme Court awarded Respondent five months of “credit” because of Respondent’s placement on disability inactive status from September 8, 2003 through February 25, 2004. Id. at 483, 909 A.2d at 719. 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 and shall not engage in the practice of law as a sole practitioner until further Order of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Id. at 484, 909 A.2d at 720.
Rule Violation(s)
Discipline Imposed Suspension -- reciprocal
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available