In a burst of compassion, the New Jersey Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended an order that would have cost three attorneys their licenses for up to a year for sharing fees with nonlawyers at the defunct Cherry Hill, N.J., firm of Tomar Simonoff.
While agreeing with the Disciplinary Review Board that firm leaders Michael Kaplan and Ronald Graziano deserved one-year suspensions and litigator Charles Riley a six-month suspension, the justices lightened the punishment, putting the three on probation instead of lifting their licenses.
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