Justices of the Appellate Division of the Third Judicial Department of the New York State Supreme Court have appointed Partner L.J. D’Arrigo as a member of their Attorney Grievance Committee, which hears complaints of professional misconduct made against attorneys licensed in New York, including those practicing in other states. The committee consists of 21 volunteer members, including 18 attorneys, all of whom are appointed by Third Department justices.
The Third Judicial Department has jurisdiction over 66,000 attorneys working across 28 counties that make up the Third Judicial Department. The Committee has authority to dismiss complaints, issue a confidential letter of advisement or admonition or move the case to a formal disciplinary proceeding before the Third Judicial Department’s justices.
L.J. practices from our Capital Region office and is co-leader of the Harris Beach Immigration Law Practice Group. His team counsels employers on strategies for hiring, transferring and retaining non-U.S. talent. The firm also has one of the largest attorney-managed seasonal visa practices in the United States.