NY Attys To Have Wide Leeway In Reporting Pro Bono Work

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 2:29 PM EST) -- The details of a new requirement for New York attorneys to report pro bono work are likely to be published within weeks, a source said Thursday, stressing that the initiative aims to foster a culture of service and will afford lawyers broad latitude in claiming credit.

New York Court of Appeals Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said Tuesday in his annual state of the judiciary speech that the Empire State will join seven others — Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, Nevada and New Mexico — in instituting...
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