Lawyers subjected to ethics grievances, and the lawyers who represent them, often have little familiarity with the procedural aspects of the disciplinary system. The common assumption is that the Rules of Court governing the Superior Court are applicable directly or by analogy to the disciplinary process. This is incorrect and often leads to less than optimal results. What is already an anxious moment in the life of a professional is needlessly exacerbated. This primer, providing an overview of the process, should lessen that anxiety.