||Respondent was convicted in New Jersey of second degree manslaughter and driving while intoxicated. A Joint Petition to temporarily suspend Respondent was filed with the court. Respondent requested that the matter be deferred until his release from custody so that he could respond to the Petition for Discipline.
In the interim, in December 1999, the Supreme Court of New Jersey imposed a two-year suspension. As a result, the case went forward under Reciprocal Discipline.
By order dated November 30, 2000 Respondent was suspended from the practice of law in this Commonwealth for a period of two years retroactive to October 15, 1998.