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New York City Bar Association Issues Opinion

In April, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s standing Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics issued an informal opinion regarding homeowner representation by firms that represent financial institutions…The bar found there was a potential for a conflict of interest, but that it could be handled either by referral or waiver…The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the City Bar Justice Center are sponsoring a pro bono legal services effort called the Lawyers’ Foreclosure Intervention Network that pairs homeowners at risk of foreclosure with attorneys and certified law students.

Aba Journal
September 2008