Month: August 2015

August 28, 2015: NYS Bar Association Prepares Lawyers to Assist LGBT Clients Affected by Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage has been legal in New York since 2011. Four years later, the U.S. Supreme Court decision Obergefell v. Hodges struck down laws in other states that prohibited same-sex marriage. The new legal landscape poses issues for New York attorneys and their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender clients. Those legal issues are the focus of a … Continued

Ethics Opinion 1068

Topic:    Aiding Unauthorized Practice of Law; Accepting Referrals from Nonlawyers; Fee-Splitting