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NJ High Court Disbars Atty For Misusing Client Funds

Law360 (March 2, 2018, 8:26 PM EST) -- The state's highest court has disbarred a New Jersey real estate attorney who allegedly misappropriated nearly $170,000 in client funds for his own benefit and used money belonging to certain clients on unrelated transactions, court documents state.

In an order filed Friday, the New Jersey Supreme Court stripped Michael L. Resnick of his license to practice law in the state based on ethical violations related to various client matters, accepting the December recommendation of the court's Disciplinary Review Board.

"The allegations in the complaint clearly and...
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