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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Paralegal misconduct: Opinion 19-90

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Paralegal misconduct Supervision – Forgeries Opinion 19-90 Background: The inquiring judge asked about his disciplinary obligations resulting from a paralegal’s alleged forgeries. Opinion: The Committee concluded that where a law firm’s former paralegal apparently forged the judge’s signature on a divorce judgment and pretended it had been appropriately filed, and the judge ...