NJ Bankruptcy Atty accused of botching marital claim


By Jeannie O’Sullivan (March 1, 2022, 5:55 PM EST) — New Jersey attorney Adrian J. Johnson has been the subject of a malpractice complaint by an ex-client who claims the The lawyer’s missteps cost her the opportunity to play a domestic violence complaint role in her ex-husband’s bankruptcy.

In a state court complaint filed Monday, Asma J. Warsi alleged that Johnson sought relief on her behalf in the form of a petition instead of an adversarial proceeding in Louisiana Bankruptcy court. Warsi had sought to file a spousal tort lawsuit, also known as the “Tevis” claim. The complaint names Johnson and its former companies, Johnson & Associates PC and Claudio & Johnson PC, as defendants….

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