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Letter of Disciplinary History

A letter of disciplinary history is a letter from the Court which indicates an attorney’s current registration status and lists that attorney’s disciplinary history or the lack thereof. A letter of disciplinary history may only be obtained by the attorney who is the subject of that letter. A request from any other individual or entity will not be processed.

To request a letter of disciplinary history, please send a request in the form of a letter to the

Attorney Matters Section
Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department
45 Monroe Place
Brooklyn, New York, 11201

You may also send your request via e-mail to , provided that the request is supported by a scanned copy of the letter bearing your original signature.

The letter should contain the following information:

  1. Your full name and address
  2. The date of your admission to the New York State Bar
  3. The name and address of the agency or state bar association to which the letter should be sent, if it is not being sent directly to you.

All requests will be processed expeditiously.