Month: October 2017

October 19, 2017: NYS Bar Responds to Proposed Judicial Case Completion Deadlines, Urges Statutory Right to Counsel for Immigrants

New York State Bar Association President Sharon Stern Gerstman today released the following statement in response to Trump Administration-proposed case completion deadlines and quotas on immigration judges. Gerstman also urged legislative reform and a statutory right to counsel for immigrants facing legal issues: “The New York State Bar Association has long supported judicial independence as … Continued

Ethics Opinion 1135

Topic:    Limitations on solicitation by solo practitioner who is both a lawyer and certified public accountant.

Ethics Opinion 1134

Topic:    Attorneys’ fees:  Use of credit card to secure payment in domestic relations matter