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Helpful Telephone Numbers

Accounts, Attorney Trust and Business
Office of Attorney Ethics, (609) 530-5208

Appealing Ethics or Fee Case
Disciplinary Review Board, (609) 292-1011

Bona Fide Office Requirements
AOC Professional Services (Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics), (609) 292-0694

Certificate of Good Standing
Board of Bar Examiners, (609) 984-2111

Claims of Dishonesty Against Disciplined Attorneys
Client Protection Fund, 855-533-FUND (3863), option 1; Outside of the U.S.: (609) 815-3040

Complaints Against Attorneys
Office of Attorney Ethics, 1-800-406-8594

Complaints Against Judges
AOC Professional Services (Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct), (609) 292-2552

Continuing Legal Education
Board for Continuing Legal Education, (609) 815-2900 ext.  52930            
ICLE Courses, (732) 249-5100

Deceased Attorney Information
Surrogate's Office in the county where the attorney was domiciled.

Discipline of Attorneys
Disciplinary Review Board, (609) 292-1011 or Office of Attorney Ethics, 1-800-406-8594

Ethics Hotline for Members of the Bar
(609) 292-0694
The hotline staff does not provide legal advice or advisory opinions. Attorneys may receive general information and research assistance on legal ethics, solicitation and attorney advertising.

Malpractice Insurance
Lawyers practicing in professional corporations, limited liability corporations, and limited liability partnerships are required to maintain malpractice insurance and file a report with Supreme Court Clerk's office, (609) 984-2332 each year.

Name Changes
Board of Bar Examiners, (609) 984-2111

Unauthorized Practice of Law
AOC Professional Services, (609) 292-0694

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