General Practice Section

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    Get Connected with the General Practice Section's Community Connect with your GP colleagues in our private online professional forum. Free to members! (Click image for details)
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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.
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    April 20 General Practice and Young Lawyers Sections Beer Tasting/Networking Event at Top Hops Theme: Beers from New York State
  • Events
    • April 20: General Practice/Young Lawyers Beer Tasting Networking Event

      General Practice Section and Young Lawyers Section Beer Tasting/Networking Event

      Beers from New York State

      April 20, 2017 (Thursday)
      6:00pm - 9:00pm

      Top Hops
      94 Orchard Street
      New York, NY  10002

      Join the General Practice and Young Lawyers Sections for a private event at Top Hops, with tasting stations staffed and poured by beer experts, food, and open taps throughout the evening.

      GP and YLS members:  $30
      Attorneys admitted 5 years or less:  $20 (includes law students)
      NYSBA member (non-Section member)*:   $50
      Non-member of NYSBA:   $75.00

      Register Online

      * Not a member of the General Practice or the Young Lawyers Section?  Why not join today to get the member rate on this event. Join online (GP | YLS or call the NYSBA Member Resource Center at 800-582-2452.

      Guestions?  Email or Kathy Plog at

  • 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

  • One on One

    View the Latest One on One

    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. One on One is published by the General Practice Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

    Read now >

  • Online Community

    General Practice Section Community

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    We are pleased to announce that the General Practice Section now offers a private online professional community—for General Practice Section members only!

    Connect with fellow members on the GP Community, featuring wide-ranging legal discussion topics, document library, and searchable member directory.

    > Access the Community here
    (member log-in required)

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