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  1. Ethics: 95%
    36 years
  2. Unspecified: 5%

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Law Offices of Sarah Diane McShea

26 Broadway, 18th floor
New York, NY, 10004-1703


NYCurrently registered 198007/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ALaw Offices of Sarah Diane McShea1993 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorFordham University School of Law2008 - 2012
Adjunct ProfessorBrooklyn Law School2001 - 2007
Adjunct ProfessorSt. John's University School of Law1999 - 1999
Bureau Chief, Public Corruption Bureau,Kings County District Attorney's Office1990 - 1993
Lecturer-in-lawColumbia University School of Law1989 - 1992
Deputy Chief Counsel; staff counsel;Departmental Disciplinary Committee, First Department1980 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationCommittee on Professional Ethics2015 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationCommittee on Standards of Attorney Conduct2003 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationCommittee on Professional Ethics2002 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationProfessional Discipline Committee (Co-chair 2007-2009)1998 - Present
ABA/BNA Lawyers Manual on Professional ConductMember, Editorial Board1994 - Present
Association of Professional Responsibility LawyersFounding Member; President (1997-1998)1990 - Present
New York State Lawyer Assistance TrustTrustee2008 - 2012
New York State Bar AssociationChair, Law Practice Continuity Committee2006 - 2009
New York City Bar AssociationChair, Joint Committee on Legal Referral Service2005 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
Oxford University PressThe New York Rules of Professional Conduct: Rules and Commentary2011
The Professional LawyerDisgorgement of Fees and the Unauthorized Practice of Law2002
New York Professional Responsibility Report (NYPRR)ABA: Lawyers May Tape Their Conversations2001
New York Law JournalThreatening to Contact the Criminal Authorities: A Lawyer's Dilemma (co-author)1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1979
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NYSBA CLE program“Ethics 2015: The Evolving Rules of Professional Conduct: Building Your Practice & Staying at the Cutting Edge"2015
NYSBA Annual Meeting"Law Practice Management: Planning Ahead and Preparing for Retirement (or Transition)”2015
NYSBA Annual MeetingThe New Rules of Professional Conduct and Attorney Professionalism and Ethics on the Big Screen2009
ABA Annual MeetingEthical Approach to the Sale or Purchase of a Law Firm2009
National Conference of Bar PresidentsTransitioning Out of Law Practice2008
APRL 5th International Conference, AmsterdamRisk Management and Regulatory Compliance in Multi-National, National and Local Law Firms: A Comparison of American and European Approaches in Different Practice Settings2008