Monthly Archives: January 2013

The New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics has issued an opinion explaining the duties owed by lawyers to prospective clients under Rule 1.18 of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct (Formal Opinion 2013-1).< Continue reading

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We applaud Governor Cuomo for supporting the Judiciary Budget.< Continue reading

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When the New York City Bar Association issued its Statement of Diversity Principles in 2004 to help create a more inclusive legal profession, the idea was not about quotas or standards but rather, as more and more people understand these days, about doing business better.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association applauds Governor’s Cuomo’s decision to include four key areas of law reform in today’s State of the State Address: strengthening gun control laws; taking steps to reduce wrongful convictions; achieving true equality for women; and reforming New York’s campaign finance system.< Continue reading

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