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Professional Responsibility

Attorney Fees

A.5275 (AM Titone) / S.1546 (Sen. Sampson) - Authorizes an attorney to attach a lien to awards and settlement proceeds received by his or her client through alternative dispute resolution or settlement.

  • Proposed amendments to the Judiciary Law Sections 475 and 475-a , November 2008.
  • Report in support of legislation by the Committee on Professional Responsibility, the Committee on Arbitration and the Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Reissued April 2011.
  • "Statement of the New York City Bar Association on Amendment to the Lien Law" - 44th Street Blog, October 4, 2012
  • Signed by Governor, Chp. 478 - October 3, 2012

Attorney-Legislators

Report by the Committee on State Affairs, Committee on Government Ethics and Committee on Professional Responsibility "Reforming New York State's Financial Disclosure Requirements for Attorney Legislators", January 2010.

  • Press Release: "City Bar Supports Disclosure of Clients by Attorney-Legislators in New York" - February 4, 2010

 

    For a full list of committee reports, click here.