By Bill Wichert (September 15, 2021, 4:12 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has cen...

NJ Justices Won’t Suspend Atty Who Shot Son By Accident – Law360

By Bill Wichert (September 15, 2021, 4:12 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has censured an attorney for failing to seek medical attention for her son after accidentally shooting him in the leg with her handgun, rejecting a split disciplinary panel's suspension recommendation in what it said represented a case of first impression for the court.In a two-page order filed Tuesday without much explanation, the Supreme Court issued a censure to Annmarie P. Smits rather than the three-month suspension recommended by a majority of the court's Disciplinary Review Board. Smits previously entered a probationary program with respect to …

 

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