Communications Office:
David Bookstaver, Director
Mai Yee, Assistant Director
(212) 428-2500

Date: August 11, 1998

Seal of the Unified Court System
Attorney Registration Office to Deter Victimization of Non-English Speakers by Imposter Lawyers
NEW YORK - In an effort to prevent non-English speaking New Yorkers from being victimized by persons who fraudulently pose as lawyers, the Unified Court System is publicizing the services of its Attorney Registration Office. Callers to this office can verify whether an individual is licensed and registered to work as an attorney in New York State.

Attorney Registration Office: (212) 428-2800 Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Information available to the public:

  • Attorney's date of admission to the New York State bar 
  • Attorney's business address and telephone number
Inquiries can also be made in person or in writing to: Attorney Registration Unit

25 Beaver Street, 8th floor

New York, NY 10004 Language Capability: English (and limited Spanish)

Web page updated: August 16, 2006