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Second Department amends its Rules of Practice regarding the Appearance of Counsel

On March 27, 2019, the Second Department amended its Rules of Practice to address Appearance of Counsel. The amendment, which adds subdivision (c) to section 670.1 of the Court’s Local Rules, contains an explanation of who is counsel of record for the purpose of appeal, and sets forth the manner in which counsel of record may be changed. If you have any questions regarding this or any of the Court’s rules of practice, please do not hesitate to contact the Court at or