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  • 2015 Spring GP Long Island Slider
    Save the Date! April 24-26 | 2nd Dept. Chapter Event - Long Island Join us for a fun-filled spring weekend on Long Island! (click image for details)
  • Chalk Board
    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
    • April 1: Smooth Moves 2015 Career Strategies for Attorneys of Color


      Wednesday, April 1, 2015
      4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

      Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
      Kaplan Penthouse, The Rose Building 
      165 W. 65th Street, 10th Floor
      New York City

      Click here for further information and/or to register.

    • April 24-26, 2015: Long Island Event

      Save the date!
      Friday, April 24 – Sunday, April 26, 2015
      Long Island

      Friday Program: 
      Shell Shocked - Oysters and Our Environment

      Presenters: Emily Driscoll, Dr. Christopher Gobler
      Oyster reception following

      Tour of vineyards on the north fork, owned by local attorneys

      Accommodations: Hotel Indigo in Riverhead

      Details to follow: Save the Date!

      For questions, contact

  • 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 >

  • Coming Soon!

    Coming Soon! Private Online Professional 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!

    Learn about NYSBA's private online professional Communities