Not content merely to rail against multidisciplinary practice, the New Jersey State Bar Association has voted to bring complaints — criminal complaints, if necessary — on behalf of consumers with grievances against lawyers who work for accounting firms and other businesses.

Stuart Hoberman, chairman of the Bar’s ad hoc MDP committee, said Thursday that if a consumer reports being upset about legal advice tendered by an in-house lawyer, the Bar will bring a complaint to the state Supreme Court’s Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law.

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