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Clients' Bill of Rights

Statement of Client’s Rights

Section 1210.1 of the Joint Rules of the Appellate Division (22NYCRR§1210.1).

Statement of Client’s Responsibilities

Reciprocal trust, courtesy and respect are the hallmarks of the attorney-client relationship. Within that relationship, the client looks to the attorney for expertise, education, sound judgment, protection, advocacy and representation. These expectations can be achieved only if the client fulfills the following responsibilities:

This is an informational statement adopted by the NY State Bar Association.