Decided: October 10, 1972.
IN THE MATTER OF GEORGE J. MCGINNIS, III, AN ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
For disbarment -- Chief Justice Weintraub, Justices Jacobs, Proctor, Hall and Mountain, and Judges Conford and Sullivan. Opposed -- None.
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Respondent pleaded guilty to a charge of uttering a forged instrument and one of embezzlement. As a result of a plea bargain, seven other similar charges were dismissed. All the charges involved substantial defalcations of moneys entrusted to him. A custodial sentence was imposed.
When we were first apprised of the charges, we suspended respondent from practice until our further order. The matter
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is now before us on the final discipline to be imposed. Nothing less than disbarment will suffice.
It is therefore ordered that respondent's name be stricken from the roll.