Decided: January 24, 1972.
IN THE MATTER OF JOSEPH J. SEAMAN, AN ATTORNEY AT LAW
For disbarment: Chief Justice Weintraub and Justices Jacobs, Francis, Proctor, Hall, Schettino and Mountain. Opposed: None.
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Respondent stands convicted of misconduct in office, extortion and conspiracy to commit each of these crimes. He has been sentenced to State Prison for a term of 1-3 years and fined $5,000. The precise nature of the criminal activity is set forth in full detail in 114 N.J. Super. 19 (App. Div. 1971).
The circumstances of the case permit of no appropriate discipline short of disbarment.
The order of the Court is that the name of the respondent be stricken from the roll of attorneys.