A New Jersey Superior Court judge who was assigned to help out temporarily in the Family Division faces discipline for griping about the assignment, expressing ignorance of family court matters, and appearing without robes and with his feet propped on his desk while presiding in a virtual proceeding.

Michael Kassel, a judge in Camden County Superior Court who has been on the bench more than 20 years, impugned the integrity of the judiciary and failed in his obligation to maintain confidence in the performance of his judicial duties, the Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct said in a formal complaint made public Wednesday.