October 15, 1997
IN THE MATTER OF JESSE JENKINS, III, AN ATTORNEY AT LAW
The Disciplinary Review Board on June 12, 1997, having filed with the Court its decision concluding that JESSE JENKINS, III, of EAST ORANGE, who was admitted to the bar of this State in 1992, should be suspended from the practice of law for a period of six months for violating RPC 4.1(a) (truthfulness in statements to others); RPC 8.4(a) (attempt to violate the RPC s); RPC 8.4(c) (conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation); and RPC 8.4(d) (conduct prejudicial to the administration of Justice), and the Disciplinary Review Board having further concluded that respondent should practice under the supervision of a practicing attorney for a period of two years after reinstatement to practice, and good cause appearing;
It is ORDERED that JESSE JENKINS, III, is hereby suspended from practice for a period of six months, effective November 12, 1997, and until the further Order of the Court; and it is further
ORDERED that on reinstatement to practice, respondent shall practice under the supervision of a practicing attorney approved by the Office of Attorney Ethics for a period of two years and until further Order of the Court; 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 be restrained and enjoined from practicing law during the period of his suspension and that he comply with Rule 1:20-20; and it is further
ORDERED that respondent reimburse the Disciplinary Oversight Committee for appropriate administrative costs incurred in the prosecution of this matter.
WITNESS, the Honorable Deborah T. Poritz, Chief Justice, at Trenton, this 15th day of October, 1997.