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The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Judicial Department Appoints Partner Robert J. Anello as Chairperson of the Attorney Grievance Committees

10.01.19

NEW YORK, October 1, 2019 – Morvillo Abramowitz partner Robert J. Anello has been appointed by the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Judicial Department as the new Chairperson of the Attorney Grievance Committees, effective October 1, 2019. The Attorney Grievance Committees, formerly known as the Departmental Disciplinary Committee, were established by the Joint Rules of the Departments of the Appellate Division (22 NYCRR Part 1240) and the First Department’s local rules to investigate complaints of professional misconduct by attorneys. Along with Abigail Reardon, Bob will serve a three-year term.

Upon announcing the appointments, Presiding Justice Rolando T. Acosta said, “The Court is grateful that Ms. Reardon and Mr. Anello have agreed to serve as chairs of the Attorney Grievance Committees and has every confidence that they will continue to serve the public and the bar honorably.”

To view Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division, First Judicial Department’s press release, please click here.