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The New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics has issued an opinion (2014-02) stating that a New York lawyer may use the street address of a virtual law office (VLO) as the “principal law office address” for the purposes of Rule 7.1(h) of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct, even if most of the lawyer’s work is done at another location.< Continue reading

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The City Bar’s Legal Referral Service, together with the New York State Courts’ Access to Justice Community Outreach Program, has been offering free legal information fairs around New York City this week in observance of National Law Day.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has issued a new guide entitled “Judicial Selection Methods in the State of New York: A Guide to Understanding and Getting Involved in the Selection Process.”< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association strongly recommends that the Legislature adopt the Judiciary’s 2014-2015 Budget Request in its entirety. < Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics has issued an opinion stating that, subject to certain conditions, it is permissible for a New York law firm to designate as “of counsel” a lawyer who is licensed to practice law in New York but resides and practices primarily in a foreign country. < Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has issued a report opposing legislation that would prevent school districts, including the New York City Department of Education, from enacting or enforcing policies which prohibit the conduct of worship services in public schools, because the legislation is “overbroad, unnecessary and likely to lead to confusion, litigation and potential Establishment Clause violations.” < Continue reading

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The Texas Tech University School of Law won the final round of the 62nd Annual National Moot Court Competition, held last night at the New York City Bar Association.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has released a brochure entitled Rights of Workers Dealing with Serious Health Conditions, Illnesses or Disabilities in the State of New York, as a resource for employees.< Continue reading

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