SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY
M-559 September Term 2012
071958

IN THE MATTER OF
JOHN J. COLLINS,
AN ATTORNEY AT LAW
(Attorney No. 017662004)

ORDER

The Office of Attorney Ethics having filed with the Court a petition pursuant to Rule 1:20-3(g)(4) and Rule 1:20-11(a) seeking the immediate temporary suspension from practice of JOHN J. COLLINS of JERSEY CITY, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 2005, and good cause appearing;

It is ORDERED that the petition is granted and JOHN J. COLLINS is temporarily suspended from the practice of law, effective immediately and until the further Order of this Court; and it is further

ORDERED that JOHN J. COLLINS be restrained and enjoined from practicing law during the period of his suspension; and it is further

ORDERED that all funds, if any, currently existing or hereinafter deposited in any New Jersey financial institution maintained by JOHN J. COLLINS pursuant to Rule 1:21-6 be restrained from disbursement except on application to this Court, for good cause shown, and shall be transferred by the financial institution to the Clerk of the Superior Court, who is directed to deposit the funds in the Superior Court Trust Fund pending the further Order of this Court; and it is further

ORDERED that JOHN J. COLLINS comply with Rule 1:20-20 dealing with suspended attorneys; and it is further

ORDERED that the entire record of this matter be made a permanent part of respondent’s file as an attorney at law of this state.

WITNESS, the Honorable Stuart Rabner, Chief Justice, at Trenton, this 2nd day of January, 2013.

Mark Neary
CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT

Filed: January 3, 2013