IN RE: WILLIAM J. TORRE

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Supreme Court of New Jersey.

IN RE: WILLIAM J. TORRE, AN ATTORNEY AT LAW (Attorney No. 012931984)

079334

Decided: June 01, 2017

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 17-02 9 of WILLIAM J. TORRE of HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 1984;

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 1.15(a)(failure to safeguard funds and negligent misappropriation of client funds), RPC 1.15(d), Rule 1:21-6(recordkeeping violations) and RPC 8.1(b)(failure to cooperate with disciplinary authorities);

And the parties having agreed that respondent's conduct violated RPC 1.15(a), RPC 1.15(d), Rule 1:21-6 and RPC 8.1(b), and that said conduct warrants a reprimand;

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. XIV-2013-0487E;

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. TORRE of HASBROUCK HEIGHTS 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.

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