Disbarred NJ Attorney Cops To Illegally Practicing Law

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 7:35 PM EDT) -- A onetime New Jersey planning board attorney who was previously disbarred for providing official assistance to a developer in exchange for real estate favors pled guilty Monday to the unlawful practice of law, admitting he counseled a client facing state criminal charges.

Appearing before Judge Mary Gibbons Whipple in Morris County Superior Court, John J. Montefusco Sr., 72, acknowledged meeting with a client subject to criminal charges in Sussex County and accepting money as retainer for legal services between December and April 24, according to Morris...
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