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    Join a General Practice Chapter! The GP Section is pleased to offer regional Chapters based on New York State Judicial Department. Make an important difference in the practice of law in New York; Network in meaningful ways to enhance your practice; Serve your clients effectively; and enhance the public interest: Join a GP Chapter today!
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    Welcome to the General Practice Section Join with general practitioners from across the State: Share what makes your law practice a success, and learn tips from other practicing attorneys.
  • Events
    • General Practice Section and the Committee on Professional Discipline Annual Meeting 2014

      Tuesday, January 28, 2014 

      In this program a panel of experts will engage in a moderated discussion of the benefits and detriments of attorney advertising on the internet. They will explore the implications of such advertising in social media, websites and also traditional advertising, and compare and contrast the ethical considerations in each area. This program will address the questions you have had, or should have, when using the internet for promotion of your practice.
      Meeting 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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  • Chapters & Committees

    The General Practice Section is pleased to announce the creation of four Chapters, based on New York State Judicial Department.

    Meetings will be held in your area and will concern matters that are important to you and your practice. You will be able to:

    • Make an important difference in the practice of law in New York;
    • Network in meaningful ways to enhance your practice;
    • Serve your clients effectively; and
    • Enhance the public interest.

    The following Chapters are available:

    1st Department Chapter (Judicial Districts 1 & 12) | View Roster
    2nd Department Chapter (Judicial Districts 2, 9, 10, 11 & 13) | View Roster
    3rd Department Chapter (Judicial Districts 3, 4 & 6) | View Roster
    4th Department Chapter (Judicial Districts 5, 7 & 8) | View Roster

    Hint: General Practice Section members: Log into your NYSBA member record to view member contact information in Chapter rosters. 

    To join your local chapter, email the General Practice Section, and indicate your preferred Chapter. Please note that you must be a current member of the General Practice Section in order to join. (Not a member? Join here.)

    Join a Chapter Today!


    Additionally, Committees of the General Practice Section deal with specific areas of the law. View Committees here.

    Questions? Contact GeneralPractice@nysba.org


  • One on One

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    The General Practice Section Newsletter (One on One) features peer-written substantive articles about current issues facing the general practitioner, and provides updates on Section activities and ethics opinions. Edited by Martin Minkowitz and Richard Klass, One on One is published by the General Practice Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • Coming Soon!

    Coming Soon! Professional Online Private Communities

    We are pleased to announce that the General Practice Section will soon offer a professional online private community—for General Practice Section members only.

    NYSBA Communities offer a wide variety of options, ranging from traditional listserves to searchable directories, collaborative workspaces, member profiles and even mentoring tools.

    Stay tuned for details!