Welcome to the Ethics and Professionalism Committee web page of
the Torts Insurance and Compensation Law Section (TICL). One of the
goals for the Committee is to create a resource and forum for issues
related to Ethics and Professionalism. Committee members are invited to
contribute articles, case analysis or notes on matters of interest. If
you would like to submit any commentary or newsworthy event for posting
on our web page, please feel free to contact Kimberly Whistler or Robert
McCarthy. Contributions are always welcome
Robert F. McCarthy, Esq.
45 Crossways Park Drive
Woodbury, New York 11797
Kimberly E. Whistler, Esq.
Franco Signor LLC
2746 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, New York 14217
Click here to
go to our webpage that contains Ethics Opinions rendered by the NYSBA
Committee on Professional Ethics
Click here to
go to our webpage that contains Resources on Professional Standards for
Attorneys in New York State
Click here to view, read and download a copy of the
Lawyers Code of Professional Responsibility.
Chief Judge Kaye and the Presiding Justices of
the Appellate Division have announced a new set of attorney conduct
rules for New York, effective April 1, 2009. The Rules of
Professional Conduct, which will replace the existing Disciplinary
Rules, introduce a number of important ethics changes for New York
lawyers and are set forth in a new format and numbering system that are
based on the ABA Model Rules. Click here to
access the full Office of Court Administration press release.
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