IN RE: JASON LAWRENCE STERN

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Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, New York.

IN RE: JASON LAWRENCE STERN, an Attorney.

Decided: February 08, 2018

Before:  Devine, J.P., Clark, Mulvey, Aarons and Rumsey, JJ. Jason Lawrence Stern, Paramus, New Jersey, pro se. Monica A. Duffy, Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department, Albany, for Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department.

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER ON MOTION

(Attorney Registration No. 5305230)

Calendar Date:  February 5, 2018

Jason Lawrence Stern was admitted to practice by this Court in 2015 and lists a business address in San Antonio, Texas with the Office of Court Administration.  Stern now seeks leave to resign from the New York bar for nondisciplinary reasons (see Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters [22 NYCRR] § 1240.22[a] ).  The Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department (hereinafter AGC) advises that it does not oppose Stern's application.

Upon reading Stern's affidavit sworn to October 17, 2017 and filed October 27, 2017, and upon reading the January 30, 2018 correspondence in response by the Chief Attorney for AGC, and having determined that Stern is eligible to resign for nondisciplinary reasons, we grant his application and accept his resignation.

Devine, J.P., Clark, Mulvey, Aarons and Rumsey, JJ., concur.

ORDERED that Jason Lawrence Stern's application for permission to resign is granted and his nondisciplinary resignation is accepted;  and it is further

ORDERED that Jason Lawrence Stern's name is hereby stricken from the roll of attorneys and counselors-at-law of the State of New York, effective immediately, and until further order of this Court (see generally Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters [22 NYCRR] § 1240.22[b] );  and it is further

ORDERED that Jason Lawrence Stern is commanded to desist and refrain from the practice of law in any form in the State of New York, either as principal or as agent, clerk or employee of another;  and Stern is hereby forbidden to appear as an attorney or counselor-at-law before any court, judge, justice, board, commission or other public authority, or to give to another an opinion as to the law or its application, or any advice in relation thereto, or to hold himself out in any way as an attorney and counselor-at-law in this State;  and it is further

ORDERED that Jason Lawrence Stern shall, within 30 days of the date of this decision, surrender to the Office of Court Administration any Attorney Secure Pass issued to him.

ENTER:

Robert D. Mayberger

Clerk of the Court

Per Curiam.

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