SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY
D-93 September Term 2012
IN THE MATTER OF
AN ATTORNEY AT LAW
(Attorney No. 023571988)
The Disciplinary Review Board having filed with the Court its decision in DRB 12-325, concluding that NICHOLAS KHOUDARY of EAST BRUNSWICK, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 1988, should be suspended from the practice of law for a period of two years for violating RPC 3.1(filing a frivolous claim), RPC 8.4(c)(conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation), and RPC 8.4(d)(conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice), and good cause appearing;
It is ORDERED that NICHOLAS KHOUDARY is suspended from the practice of law for a period of two years and until the further Order of the Court, effective July 5, 2013; and it is further
ORDERED that respondent comply with Rule 1:20-20 dealing with suspended attorneys; and it is further
ORDERED that pursuant to Rule 1:20-20(c), respondent’s failure to comply with the Affidavit of Compliance requirement of Rule 1:20-20(b)(15) may (1) preclude the Disciplinary Review Board from considering respondent’s petition for reinstatement for a period of up to six months from the date respondent files proof of compliance; (2) be found to constitute a violation of RPC 8.1(b) and RPC 8.4(c); and (3) provide a basis for an action for contempt pursuant to Rule 1:10-2; and it is further
ORDERED that the entire record of this matter be made a permanent part of respondent’s 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 4th day of June, 2013.
CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT
Filed: June 6, 2013