On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, acted on the Disciplinary Review Board’s decision in DRB 21-114, concluding with the suspension of Hackensack attorney Madeline M. Marzano – Lesnevich in relation to the charges for attorney discipline against the latter for misconduct.

The case titled ‘In the Matter of Madeline M. Marzano-Lesnevich’ was brought by the Disciplinary Review Board.

The charges cited Rules of Professional Conduct RPC 1.15 (a) (failing to safeguard the property of clients or third persons that is in the lawyer’s possession in connection with a representation) and RPC 1.15(b) (failing to promptly notify a third party of receipt of property in which that party has an interest).

The New Jersey Rules of Professional Conduct can be found here.

The Court agreed with the decision of the Board.

The Order reads:

“It is ORDERED that Madeline M. Marzano-Lesnevich be suspended from the practice of law for a period of three months, effective December 16, 2022, and until the further Order of the Court;”

Ms. Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Rutgers School of Law, graduating in 2000. She currently practices in Hackensack, New Jersey and she has been licensed in New Jersey. Her info can be found on LinkedIn.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.