NY State Bar Tells Lawyers: Play Nicely

By Susan DeSantis

The New York Law Journal quoted Immediate Past President Michael Miller and Committee on Attorney Professionalism Chair Andrew Oringer on the State Bar’s adopted standards of civility. (may require subscription)

In an era when politicians and pundits alike are bemoaning society’s lack of civility, the New York State Bar Association is announcing today that it has adopted new standards that tell lawyers how they should behave in the sandbox, so to speak. But don’t worry: you most likely won’t get sanctioned for throwing a temper tantrum.

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