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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – First-degree relative represented: Opinion 20-30

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics First-degree relative represented Part-time public defenders Opinion 20-30 Background: Two part-time private attorneys represent the judge’s first-degree relative in a civil matter. The attorneys also concurrently serve as the public defender and an assistant public defender. In their capacity as public defenders, the attorneys appear in the judge’s court. Opinion: The Committee ...