IN RE: LARRY S. GELLER AN ATTORNEY AT LAW (Attorney No. 013551979)

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Supreme Court of New Jersey.

IN RE: LARRY S. GELLER AN ATTORNEY AT LAW (Attorney No. 013551979)

077918

Decided: December 07, 2016

ORDER

The Disciplinary Review Board having filed with the Court its decision in DRB 15-326, concluding that LARRY S. GELLER of SOUTH ORANGE, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 1980, should be censured for violating RPC 1.15(a)(failure to safeguard funds), RPC 1.15(b)(failure to promptly disburse funds to the client or third party), RPC 1.15(d), Rule 1:21-6 (recordkeeping violations), RPC 5.4(a)(improper fee sharing), RPC 7.3(d)(compensating a person or organization to recommend or secure the lawyer's employment by a client), and RPC 8.4(c)(conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation), and good cause appearing;

It is ORDERED that LARRY S. GELLER 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.