Non-Resident Attorneys Without New York Offices Spared Dismissal, Court of Appeals Says

By Richard A. Dollinger, James Nguyen

The NY Daily Record noted that the New York State Bar Association’s Task Force recommending repeal on Section 470. (may require subscription)

On Valentine’s Day, the Court of Appeals resolved one important issue regarding “law offices” for non-resident attorneys admitted to practice in New York, but a rash of other questions — which may put out-of-state attorneys at risk for client complications and ethical risks — remain.

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