IN RE: Paul F. CLAUSEN, an Attorney at Law (Attorney No. 015951982)
The Disciplinary Review Board having filed with the Court its decision in DRB 16–213, concluding on the record certified to the Board pursuant to Rule 1:20–4(f) (default by respondent), that PAUL F. CLAUSEN of CLINTON, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 1982, should be censured for violating RPC 1.4(b)(failure to communicate with client), and RPC 8.1(b)(failure to cooperate with disciplinary authorities), and good cause appearing;
It is ORDERED that PAUL F. CLAUSEN 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.