Banner

NOTICE TO THE BAR


Amendment to Rule 1:15-3(b) Adopted by the Supreme Court in
State v. Clark

SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY

1:15-3. Limitations on Practice on Other Attorneys

(a) Sheriffs and County Prosecutors. [...no change]

(b) Municipal Attorneys and Members of Governing Bodies. A municipal attorney of any municipality shall not represent any defendant in the municipal court thereof, except to perform official duties, but may represent a defendant in a joint municipal court if the defendant resides and the offense was allegedly committed in a municipality for which the attorney is not the municipal attorney. A municipal prosecutor shall not represent any defendant in any other municipal court in that county or in the Superior Court located in that county but may represent a defendant in a municipal court or Superior Court in a county other than the one in which he or she serves as a municipal prosecutor. This rule does not apply to a municipal public defender who is not otherwise considered a municipal attorney. An attorney who is a member of the governing body of a municipality shall not practice in the municipal court of that municipality.

(c) Other Attorneys Representing Public Bodies. [... no change]

Note: Source--R.R. 1:26-3(a)(b)(c)(d); paragraphs (a) and (b) amended July 13, 1994 to be effective September 1, 1994; paragraph (b) amended January 19, 2000, to be effective immediately.

SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY

IT IS ORDERED that the attached amendment to Rule 1:15-3(b) is adopted, to be effective immediately.

For the Court:

/s/ Deborah T. Poritz

C.J.

Dated: January 19, 2000


Notices to the Bar