Neil M. Cohen Ordered To Show Cause Against Suspension

SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY
D-50 September Term 2013
073728

IN THE MATTER OF
NEIL M. COHEN,
AN ATTORNEY AT LAW
(Attorney No. 008331978)

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

The Disciplinary Review Board having filed with the Court its decision in DRB 13-208, concluding that as a matter of final discipline pursuant to Rule 1:20-13(c), NEIL M. COHEN, formerly of MONTCLAIR, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 1978, and who has been temporarily suspended from the practice of law since January 13, 2011, should be suspended from practice for a prospective period of two years;

And the Court having determined on its own motion, pursuant to Rule 1:20-16(b), to review the matter;

And good cause appearing;

It is ORDERED that NEIL M. COHEN show cause before this Court on May 27, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Supreme Court courtroom, Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, why he should not be disbarred or otherwise disciplined; and it is further

ORDERED that the Director of the Office of Attorney Ethics, or the Director’s designee, present this matter to the Court; and it is further

ORDERED that respondent shall file an original and eight copies of his brief with the Clerk of the Court and serve two copies of the brief on the Office of Attorney Ethics on or before April 28, 2014, and the Office of Attorney Ethics shall serve and file a responding brief on or before May 20, 2014; and it is further

ORDERED that the temporary suspension of respondent, filed by Order of this Court on January 13, 2011, shall continue pending the further Order of the Court; and it is further

ORDERED that respondent shall continue to be restrained and enjoined from practicing law during the period of his suspension, and that he shall continue to comply with Rule 1:20-20 dealing with suspended attorneys.

WITNESS, the Honorable Stuart Rabner, Chief Justice, at Trenton, this 1st day of April, 2014.

Mark Neary
CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT

Filed: April 2, 2014

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