The Suffolk County Bar Association is the New York State approved body for reviewing and resolving Attorney-Client Fee Disputes in accordance with 22NYCRR§137 in the County of Suffolk.
Suffolk County program rules
Standard Instructions to clients in Suffolk County
Client request for Fee Dispute Resolution (Suffolk) - form
Notice of Right to Arbitrate (Suffolk) - form
Response to Request to Arbitrate (Suffolk) - form
Information regarding filing fee waiver policy in Suffolk County Program
Official NY State Part 137 Rules
Program Standards and Guidelines - New York State
New York State OCA general information about the program
New York State Model Forms (not for use in Suffolk County)
News & Events
On Friday, June 7, 2013, Dennis R. Chase will be inducted as as the Bar Association's 105th President. Officers and Directors who were elected at the May 6th Annual Meeting begin a new 2013-2014 administration. The SCBA has celebrated many achievements over the years and this year we rededicate ourselves to the programs, services and activities that make the Academy of Law, the Foundations and your Bar Association a great organization. We would be honored if you would consider attending this special event and taking an ad in our commemorative journal to honor the President, Officers, Directors and award recipients. Please register Here
June 15, 2013 - 5th Annual Dog Agility Expo & Pet Fair
The Suffolk County Bar Association’s Animal Law Committee and the Suffolk Academy of Law present its Fourth Annual “Dog Day Afternoon Agility Expo & Pet Fair” on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s College, located at 155 West Roe Boulevard, Patchogue, NY 11772, (in the quad). This family fun event includes agility demonstrations and shows throughout the day provided by “All Fur Fun Agility” a petting zoo, pony rides and face painting for the kids, vendors of all kinds and rescue groups of every type will all be in attendance with their animals for adoption and to see, enjoy and learn about! Bring your dog for fun and a run through the agility course!!!!! Come enjoy a fun filled day outdoors with animals, entertainment, food and lots of vendors! Admission is $10.00 per car! All dogs must be leashed and well behaved. If your furry friend does not play well with others leave them on the couch. Click here for further information.