Lawyers Retire, Move Out of Rural Upstate NY at Alarming Pace

By Susan DeSantis

The New York Law Journal reported on President Greenberg’s new Task Force on Rural Justice to examine the practice of law in upstate New York. (may require subscription)

“There are increasing challenges getting young lawyers to settle in these counties. They’re carrying significant legal debt,” said New York State Bar Association President Henry M. Greenberg. “In many of these communities, the justice gap is vast and this is a crisis.”

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