Decisions

Attorney Disciplinary Rulings

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Patrick Walter Begos, an attorney and counselor at law. (Attorney Registration No. 2170686), 2013-07992

Attorney receiving public reprimand in Connecticut, receives equivalent public censure in New York

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Nadine N. Parkes, admitted as Nadine Nicola Parkes, an attorney and counselor-at-law, 2013-11503

Attorney Is Disbarred Following Larceny Plea

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Wattoff, Index 2012-00986

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Rubin, Index 2013-11505

Attorney Who Pleaded Guilty to Third-Degree Criminal Tax Fraud Is Disbarred

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Kurzman, Index 2012-01887

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Cutler, Index 2013-10788

Weapon Possession Plea Leads to Disbarrment

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Yu, Index 2013-10268

Federal Immigration Fraud Felony Is 'Essentially Similar' to a State Felony, Attorney's Plea Brings Disbarment

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, First Department

In the Matter of Eric S. Edelstein, an attorney and counselor-at-law (Attorney Registration No. 1524883), 2013-07056

Lawyer Disbarred After Weapon Possession Plea

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Gahwyler, Index 2013-06631

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Giuliano, 2013-05228

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Duffy, 2010-12138

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, First Department

In the Matter of Donald B. Rosenberg (admitted as Donald Bertram Rosenberg), an attorney and counselor-at-law:, M-6504

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Pugliese, Index 2010-10150

Attorneys Suspended Over Handling of Client’s Will

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Zucker, Index 2011-06454

Attorneys Suspended Over Handling of Client’s Will

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Sherman, Index 2013-11490

Attorneys Suspended Over Handling of Client’s Will

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Link, Index 2013-02117

Attorneys Suspended Over Handling of Client’s Will

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Michael John Meenan, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 2448389), 2010-00594

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Ira F. Seplow, an attorney and counselor-at-law, resignor. (Attorney Registration No. 1355734), M-3520A

Attorney resigned in the face of grievance committee probes into complaints he neglected an estate matter and misused client funds connected to a real estate transaction.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division: First Judicial Department

Matter of King, M-4511

Appellate Panel Accepts Lawyer’s Resignation

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

Matter of Fontanelli, 2013-07395,

Indicted Attorney Accused of $1 Million Theft Disbarred

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, First Department

In the Matter of John M. Ioannou (admitted as John Michael Ioannou), an attorney and counselor-at-law:, M-5950

Attorney Loses License After Taking Client Money

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

Matter of Hummel, 2012-00928

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Griffiths, 2013-07736

Panel Disbars Attorney for U.S. Court Conviction

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

Matter of Borislav Chernyy, an attorney and counselor-at-law, 2012-05170

Panel Censures Attorney for Not Disclosing Offense

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Smith, 2013-05226

Attorney, Niece of Former State Senator Shirley Huntley, Disbarred for Conviction for Role in Scheme

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Balaban, 2013-07347

Disbarred Lawyer Admits Coaching False Testimony

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Gordan, 2012-03854

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of DeWeese, 2013-06553

Attorney Who Did Not Report DWI Conviction Disbarred

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Appellate Divison, Second Department

Matter of Lawrence Ivan Horowitz, an attorney and counselor-at-law, 2011-07995

Former Judge Suspended for Deceitful Acts as Attorney

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Haber, 2013-06771

Attorney Disbarred After Conviction on 13 Felonies

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

Matter of Cohen & Slamowitz, 2008-10218

Disciplinary proceeding against the law firm of Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP, and David A. Cohen, a principal of the law firm of Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP, based upon the acts of professional misconduct.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession