Terms of Use


Please read these Terms of Use carefully as well as the NYSBA Privacy Policy.

By accessing or using any of the New York State Bar Association (“NYSBA”) Internet properties including, without limitation, www.nysba.org/, mobile websites, microsites, mobile applications, NYSBA profiles on social media sites and any other digital services or properties operated or used by the NYSBA from time to time (collectively referred to as the “Sites”) you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”) and the NYSBA’s Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, you must immediately terminate use of the Sites.

Please note that the NYSBA Social Media and Digital Communications Policy, Blogging Policy, and Communities Policy govern the use of NYSBA Social Media sites, blogs, and Communities.

The New York State Bar Association presents the information on this web site as a service to our members and other Internet users. While the information on this site is about legal issues, it is not legal advice. Moreover, due to the rapidly changing nature of the law and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or other sites to which we link. Any unauthorized downloading and distribution of any copyrighted material from this site or sites to which we link, without the copyright owner’s permission, is strictly prohibited.


This Web site and the information, software and other material available on or accessible from this Web site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The NYSBA does not warrant that the Web site service will be uninterrupted or error free or that any information, software or other material available on or accessible through the Web site is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful components.

Under no circumstances shall the NYSBA be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that result in any way from your use of or inability to use the Web site or your reliance on or use of information, services or merchandise provided on or accessible through the Web site, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation, or transmission, or any failure of performance.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold the NYSBA harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to any violation of these terms and conditions by you.

This Terms of Use is subject to amendment or modification at any time.

Revised July 1, 2021.