March 23, 1995
IN THE MATTER OF JOHN W. MORRIS, AN ATTORNEY AT LAW
Robert N. Wilentz, Chief Justice
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Wilentz
The Office of Attorney Ethics having filed a petition with the Supreme Court recommending that JOHN W. MORRIS of HADDONFIELD be immediately temporarily suspended from the practice of law, and good cause appearing;
It is ORDERED that JOHN W. MORRIS is temporarily suspended from the practice of law, effective immediately, and until further Order of this Court; and it is further
ORDERED that all funds, if any, currently existing in any New Jersey financial institution maintained by JOHN W. MORRIS, pursuant to Rule 1:21-6, shall be restrained from disbursement except upon application to this Court, for good cause shown, pending the further Order of this Court; and it is further
ORDERED that JOHN W. MORRIS show cause before this Court on May 2, 1995, at 2:00 p.m., Supreme Court courtroom, Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, New Jersey, why his temporary suspension and the restraints herein should not continue pending final Disposition of any ethics proceedings pending against him, and further why the funds restrained from disbursement should not be transmitted by the financial institutions who are the present custodians to the Clerk of the Superior Court for deposit in the Superior Court Trust Fund, pending the further Order of this Court; and it is further
ORDERED that David E. Johnson, Jr., Esquire, or his designee, present this matter to the Court; and it is further
ORDERED that JOHN W. MORRIS be restrained and enjoined from practicing law during the period of his suspension and that he comply with Rule 1:20-20 dealing with suspended attorneys.
WITNESS, the Honorable Robert N. Wilentz, Chief Justice, at Trenton, this 21st day of March, 1995.