New York Defense of Attorney Disciplinary CasesNicholas C. Cooper, Attorney-At-Law

Ninety percent of complaints against attorneys are found to be without merit. The remaining ten percent of complaints could be extremely serious and may even result in suspension or disbarment.

Hire an experienced attorney who devotes his entire practice to 100 percent of these matters.

Nicholas C. Cooper practices exclusively within the very narrow areas of law concerning attorney disciplinary matters and legal ethics and professional responsibility.

Since serving in positions as Chief Counsel to the Departmental Disciplinary and Grievance Committees in both the Appellate Divisions 1st and 2nd Departments of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Mr. Cooper has spent more than 35 years defending lawyers in attorney disciplinary cases and giving expert opinions on issues of ethics and professional responsibility in the practice of law.

He has also appeared as counsel in over 100 reported Appellate Division Attorney Disciplinary Cases.

KINDLY TAKE NOTE; that, notwithstanding anything stated herein to the contrary, my practice is currently limited to consultations only, without any appearances before the Appellate Division or any other court, grievance or character committee or any other state or federal agency having jurisdiction over attorney disciplinary matters.

Nicholas C. Cooper offers assistance and representation on a consultation basis only in the following matters:

Attorney Discipline

Representation of lawyers and legal malpractice insurance carriers in all aspects of allegations of lawyer professional misconduct ranging from neglect and conflicts to fraud and misrepresentation from the preliminary investigation phase to defense in the prosecution of formal disciplinary proceedings and appeals on a consultation basis.


Representation of suspended, disbarred, or resigned attorneys in all reinstatement proceedings.


Representation of individuals seeking admission to the Bar.

Expert Opinions, Ethical Advice & Published Articles

Renders expert opinions and advice to clients on matters involving legal ethics and professional responsibility.

Mr. Cooper is the author of numerous articles on attorney discipline, ethics and professional responsibility published in the "Outside Counsel" section of the New York Law Journal.

For the undivided attention and focus of a dedicated New York disciplinary defense attorney, contact Nicholas C. Cooper today.