Welcome To The Website Of The New York State Administrative Law Judges Association

Established in 1976, the New York State Administrative Law Judges Association (NYSALJA) is a state affiliate chapter of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary (NAALJ). Our mission is to advocate and to advance the highest standards of neutrality and fairness among administrative law judges in the hearing and decision making process and to avoid any form of bias or discrimination. The objectives of the NYSALJA include promoting and advocating for improvements in the administrative process and procedures together with studying and comparing administrative law and practice in New York and other jurisdictions.

For more information you may contact Anne Murphy, Treasurer or Ruth Kraft, President.

News, Articles & Announcements
of Interest to Hearing Officers and Administrative Law Judges

CCLE Closing Its Doors

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off
Filed under: Announcements 

Sadly, unless it gets a reprieve, Pace Law School’s Center for Continuing Legal Education will be closing its doors on December 31, 2014. If you would like to avail yourself of our $35 per CLE deal, you need to do so by December 1st.

Our CLE Committee is working on new programs which will roll out in the coming months. If anyone has any ideas for CLE programs and would like to help us please contact me at emevec@nysalja.org.

OCA & State Bar To Develop Broader Definition of Pro Bono

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off
Filed under: News 

On November 4, 2014, the New York Law Journal published an article on page 1 that reports that the Unified Court System will be working with the New York State Bar Association to develop a more expansive definition of pro bono to guide attorneys when they disclose pro bono hours and monetary contributions. Section 118.1 of the Rules of the Chief Administrative Judge contains the rules established in 2013 requiring reporting of pro bono disclosures (NYLJ, May 1, 2013).

The piece can be found here and is available to subscribers or with free registration.

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