Friday, July 1, 2011
A former assistant county prosecutor who presently serves as an Associate Professor at a county college has been suspended for one year and until further court order by the New Jersey Supreme Court.The sanction was an agreed one that had been approved by the Disciplinary Review Board.
The misconduct involved the attorney's dealings with the IRS. She had submitted a document concerning a lien that was not authentic, but reflected what she believed to be the true state of affairs.
Criminal charges were filed but did not result in a conviction. Rather, the criminal case was resolved through pretrial diversion.
The attorney's position as a prosecutor was considered as a factor in aggravation.
The DRB denied a motion to seal an exhibit--the attorney 's CV. (Mike Frisch)