NJ Atty Disbarred Over RE Venture Misconduct

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 8:53 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey attorney accused of crossing his partners in a Jersey City real estate venture and trying to mislead lenders and ethics investigators has been disbarred by the state Supreme Court.

The court trumped the state Disciplinary Review Board's call for a three-year suspension of Vincent Paragano and instead sided with a minority of the panel that recommended banning the attorney from practicing law in the state. The Office of Attorney Ethics had also sought Paragano's disbarment, which a special master in the case supported....
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