The Municipal Counsel Committee is aimed at Section members who are attorneys for municipal entities or serve in a similar capacity either in house or in private practice. This committee will address issues such as advising local boards, drafting local laws, procurement, and open meetings and FOIL.The committee meets quarterly via conference call starting at 10:00 a.m.: May 8thAug. 7thNov. 6thIf you would like to join the committee or would like more information please email Beth Gould at email@example.com.
The Ethics Committee address issues such as statutory conflicts of interest, gifts to public officials, local ethics codes and boards of ethics, appearances of impropriety, lobbying acts, and Rule of Professional Conduct specific to municipal attorneys and practice.The Committee meets quarterly via conference call at 10:00 a.m.: March 13June 12September 11December 11If you would like to join the committee or would like more information please email Beth Gould at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joint Fall Meeting with Labor & Employment Law SectionFriday, September 25 - Sunday, September 27, 2015The Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY
For additional information, contact Cathy Teeter at 518-487-5573
The Municipal Law Section of
the New York State Bar Association is proud to offer its members and members of
the general public this complete resource center on Municipal Ethics. Below
please find links to PDF versions of articles, statutes, and NYS Attorney General's
Attorney General Opinions Ethics
For Municipal LawyersEthics Litigation PapersEthics PresentationsMunicipal Lawyer Ethics ColumnsSample Ethics LawsSample
Financial Disclosure Forms
Welcome to the Municipal Law Section's Legal Resource Center!
To assist you with resources the Section has prepared accessible
lists of resources available in New York State. Click below on the links to help guide you to our resources:
Ethics for Municipal Lawyers
General Municipal Law Legal Links (for a variety of legal resources)
Sample Local Laws and Ordinances
New York Municipal Guide
The Municipal Lawyer features peer-written, substantive articles relating to the practice of municipal law on various topics including land use, zoning, ethics, and environmental issues. The Municipal Lawyer is published quarterly by the Municipal Law Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.