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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judge as Incorporator for Specialized Bar Association: Opinion 16-40

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge as Incorporator for Specialized Bar Association Opinion 16-40 Background: The inquiring judge asks if he, as a member and officer of a specialized bar association, may sign the association’s certificate of incorporation. Opinion: The Committee concluded that a judge may be listed as an incorporator of an organization. However, the ...