In re Hurda, D-65-21

CourtUnited States State Supreme Court (New Jersey)
PartiesIn the Matter of Andrew R. Hurda, An Attorney At Law (Attorney No. 046562006)
Docket NumberD-65-21
Decision Date12 October 2022

In the Matter of Andrew R. Hurda, An Attorney At Law (Attorney No. 046562006)

No. D-65-21

Supreme Court of New Jersey

October 12, 2022


ORDER

The Disciplinary Review Board having filed with the Court its decision in DRB 21-178, concluding that as a matter of final discipline pursuant to Rule l:20-13(c)(2), Andrew R. Hurda of Cherry Hill, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 2006 and whose license to practice was administratively revoked pursuant to Rule l:28-2(c) on August 24, 2015, should be disciplined based on respondent's guilty plea and conviction in the Court of Common Pleas, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, of one count of misdemeanor false swearing, contrary to 18 Pa. C.S.A. 4903 (a) (1), conduct that in New Jersey is in violation of RPC 8.4 (b) (committing a criminal act that reflects adversely on the lawyer's honesty, trustworthiness, or fitness as a lawyer in other respects) and RPC 8.4 (c) (engaging in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation);

And the Disciplinary Review Board having determined that Andrew R. Hurda should be suspended from practice for a period of four years for his unethical conduct and that the suspension should be deferred until such time as respondent seeks readmission to practice in New Jersey, and having further determined that respondent's readmission to practice should be conditioned on

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proof of his continued sobriety and treatment for alcoholism as well as proof of fitness to practice law as attested to by a medical doctor approved by the Office of Attorney Ethics;

And good cause appearing;

It is ORDERED that Andrew R. Hurda is hereby prohibited from applying for plenary, pro hac vice, or any other form of admission to practice in this State, for a period of four years, effective immediately, and until the further Order of the Court; and it is further

ORDERED that if Andrew R. Hurda seeks to be readmitted to the practice of New Jersey law, he shall provide proof of his continued sobriety and treatment for alcoholism and proof of his fitness to practice law, as attested to by a medical professional approved by the Office of Attorney Ethics; 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...

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