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)
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Save CLE Dollars!
The Academy offers five ways to save on CLE costs. Choose the discount option that best suits your needs. Click here for details: http://www.scba.org/post/pass15.pdf.
Save the Date: Academy Social & CLE on September 12
Join colleagues for the Academy's opening program this fall: a CLE on SOCIAL HOSTING & DRAM SHOP LAWS presented in the context of a complimentary "Happy Hour" (fine wines, specialty beer, and delicious food). The program provides four MCLE credits, and tuition is just $75. Sign-in is at 3:30 p.m.; the presentation runs from 4:00 to 7:45. The "party" is before, after, and during! Call the Academy at 631-234-5588 to enroll.Click here for more information: http://www.scba.org/post/socialhosting.pdf