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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SCBA Receives ABA's Harrison Tweed Award - 2018
Nominated by the Nassau/Suffolk Law Services and awarded for sustaining the Suffolk Pro Bono Project with the goal of increasing the availability of civil legal services to Suffolk County's lower income and disabled population in a variety of practice areas.
2018 Annual Judiciary Night - September 26, 2018