In re Peiffer, 080520 NJSC, D-98-19

Docket NºD-98-19
Party NameIn the Matter of William J. Peiffer, An Attorney At Law Attorney No. 001051993
Case DateAugust 05, 2020
CourtSupreme Court of New Jersey

In the Matter of William J. Peiffer, An Attorney At Law

Attorney No. 001051993

No. D-98-19

Supreme Court of New Jersey

August 5, 2020

ORDER

This matter have been duly presented pursuant to Rule 1:20-10(b), following a granting of a motion for discipline by consent in DRB 19-373 of William J. Peiffer of Haddonfield, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 1993;

And the Office of Attorney Ethics and respondent having signed a stipulation of discipline by consent in which it was agreed that respondent violated RPC 5.3(a), RPC 5.3(b), and RPC 5.3(c)(2) (failure to supervise nonlawyer employees);

And the parties having agreed that respondent's conduct violated RPC 5.3(a), RPC 5.3(b) and RPC 5.3(c)(2), and that said conduct warrants a censure or such lesser discipline as deemed appropriate by the Disciplinary Review Board;

And the Disciplinary Review Board having determined that a censure is the appropriate discipline for respondent's unethical conduct and having granted the motion for discipline by consent in District Docket No. XIV-2017-0717E;

And the Disciplinary Review Board having submitted the record of the proceedings to the Clerk of the Supreme Court for the entry of an order of discipline in accordance with Rule 1:20-16(e);

And good cause appearing; It is ORDERED that William J. Peiffer of Haddonfield is hereby censured; 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 5th day of August, 2020.

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