SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY

D-69 September Term 2013

073887

IN THE MATTER OF

REUEL E. TOPAS,

AN ATTORNEY AT LAW

(Attorney No. 041301989)

ORDER

The Disciplinary Review Board having filed with the court its decision in DRB 13-266, concluding that the violations by REUEL E. TOPAS of LAKEWOOD, who was admitted to the bar of this state in 1989, of RPC 1.15(b) (failure to promptly deliver to a third person any funds that the person is entitled to receive), and R. 1:21-6 and RPC 1.15(d) (recordkeeping violations) are de minimis and undeserving of formal discipline and that the formal complaint in Docket No. XIV-2011-0644E therefore should be dismissed, and good cause appearing;

It is ORDERED that the formal complaint against REUEL E. TOPAS in Docket No. XIV-2011-0644E is hereby dismissed.

WITNESS, the Honorable Stuart Rabner, Chief Justice, at Trenton, this 14th day of May, 2014.

Mark Neary

Acting Clerk of the Supreme Court

Filed: May 16, 2014