State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division Third Judicial Department
March 15, 2012
IN THE MATTER OF ATTORNEYS IN VIOLATION OF JUDICIARY LAW &SECT; 468-A. COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS, PETITIONER; JOSEPH D. NEARY JR., RESPONDENT.
DECISION AND ORDER ON MOTION
(Attorney Registration No. 2915148)
Calendar Date: February 14, 2012
Before: Mercure, Acting P.J., Peters, Rose, Lahtinen and Spain, JJ.
Respondent, who was admitted to practice by this Court in 1998, was suspended by this Court's order dated September 24, 2009 for failure to comply with the attorney registration requirements of Judiciary Law § 468-a (65 AD3d 1447 ).
Respondent now requests reinstatement on the ground that he has complied with the attorney registration requirements of Judiciary Law § 468-a and the rules of the Chief Administrator of Respondent's application is granted and he is ordered reinstated, effective immediately.
Mercure, Acting P.J., Peters, Rose, Lahtinen and Spain, JJ., concur.
ORDERED that respondent's application is granted; and it is further
ORDERED that respondent is reinstated as an attorney and counselor-at-law in the State of New York, effective immediately.
Robert D. Mayberger Clerk of the Court
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