Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Editor: Mitchell H. Rubinstein
New York Law School

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Attorney Disciplined For Providing False Leave Report To Her Employer


Matter of Stewart, ____A.D.3d_____(1st Dep't. April 15, 2010), demonstrates that an attorney employee can be disciplined for misconduct at the workplace. Here, the attorney pleaded guilty to one count of petit larceny in violation of Penal Law ยง 155.25, a class A misdemeanor, in full satisfaction of all charges brought against her for providing a false document. Her purpose was to receive paid leave to which she would have otherwise not been entitled. On October 10, 2008, she was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge.The court suspended her from the practice of law for 6 months.

Mitchell H. Rubinstein

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