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New York State Bar Association is a voluntary membership bar association, and
attorneys are not required to belong to NYSBA in order to practice in New York.
has no statutory or regulatory role relating to the certification or discipline
of attorneys in New York State.
certain other states, state bar associations handle attorney certification and
ethics and disciplinary matters. Under New York law, these matters are handled
by the New York State Unified Court System and the Office of Court
Administration (http://www.courts.state.ny.us/). Complaints against
attorneys are investigated by grievance committees appointed by the Appellate
Division of State Supreme Court. Information about the grievance process and
contact information for the grievance committees is available at http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/grievance/.