SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY
D-85 September Term 2012
072288

IN THE MATTER OF
EDWARD G. WERNER,
AN ATTORNEY AT LAW
(Attorney No. 035191989)

ORDER

The Disciplinary Review Board having filed with the Court its decision in DRB 12-308, concluding on the record certified to the Board pursuant to Rule 1:20-4(f) (default by respondent), that EDWARD G. WERNER of MOORESTOWN, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 1989, should be reprimanded for violating RPC 1.16(d) (failure to return unearned portion of a retainer);

And the Disciplinary Review Board having further determined that respondent should refund the entire fee to the client;

And good cause appearing;

It is ORDERED that EDWARD G. WERNER is hereby reprimanded; and it is further

ORDERED that respondent shall refund the fee of $4,000 to Claire Keating within sixty days after the filing date of this Order; and it is further

ORDERED that the entire record of this matter be made a permanent part of respondents file as an attorney at law of this State; and it is further

ORDERED that respondent reimburse the Disciplinary Oversight Committee for appropriate administrative costs and actual expenses incurred in the prosecution of this matter, as provided in Rule 1:20-17.

WITNESS, the Honorable Stuart Rabner, Chief Justice, at Trenton, this 24th day of April, 2013.

Mark Neary
CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT

Filed: April 26, 2013