For those interested in the procedural nuances of bar discipline in the First Department, this column focuses on that court’s amended procedural rules (the First Department rules), issued contemporaneously with the new, statewide Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters, 22 NYCRR Part 1240, effective Oct. 1, 2016 (the statewide rules). In essence, the amended First Department […]
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1. “Report on Statewide Attorney Discipline: Uniformity and Fairness,” N.Y.L.J., Oct. 23, 2015; “Fostering Efficiency in the Attorney Disciplinary Process,” N.Y.L.J., Jan. 21, 2016; “New Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters; Formal Proceedings,” N.Y.L.J., April 1, 2016; “New Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters: Informal Proceedings,” N.Y.L.J., Sept. 29, 2016; “New Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters: ‘Related Proceedings,'” N.Y.L.J., March 20, 2017.