NJ Atty Disbarred For Misappropriating Client Funds

Law360, New York (January 19, 2017, 1:38 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has disbarred a malpractice attorney who deposited more than $350,000 in client funds from his Haddonfield firm into his own account, according to a high court order and ethics decision made public on Thursday.

The justices' Wednesday order stripping Jack S. Cohen of his license to practice law followed the recommendation of the state Disciplinary Review Board. The unanimous vote was cast in November by seven of the DRB's nine members; two members didn't participate. 

Cohen's ethics breach occurred while he was an attorney at Levy Baldante Finney Rubenstein Cohen & Chizmar PC in Haddonfield. His...

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