IN RE: NIRAV MEHTA

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Supreme Court of New Jersey.

IN RE: NIRAV MEHTA, AN ATTORNEY AT LAW (Attorney No. 030931997)

078426

Decided: November 01, 2016

ORDER

This matter having been duly presented pursuant to Rule 1:20-10(b), following a granting of a motion for discipline by consent in DRB 16-276 of NIRAV MEHTA of MARLTON, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 1997;

And the District IIIB Ethics Committee and respondent having signed a stipulation of discipline by consent in which it was agreed that respondent violated RPC 8.1(a)(false statement of material fact in connection with a disciplinary matter), and RPC 8.4(c)(conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation);

And the parties having agreed that respondent's conduct violated RPC 8.1(a) and RPC 8.4(c), and that said conduct warrants a reprimand or lesser discipline;

And the Disciplinary Review Board having determined that a reprimand is the appropriate discipline for respondent's unethical conduct and having granted the motion for discipline by consent in District Docket No. IIIB-2015-0033E;

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 NIRAV MEHTA of MARLTON is hereby reprimanded; 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.