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Jeremy S. Garber

Jeremy S. Garber

Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department
Special Trial Attorney, Attorney Grievance Committee
New York, NY, USA


Jeremy S. Garber is Special Trial Attorney at the Attorney Grievance Committee for the First Judicial Department, where he has been a staff attorney since 1990.  He received his Bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1975, his Master’s in Middle Eastern Languages from Columbia University in 1981 and his law degree in May, 1985 from the University of Michigan.  Thereafter, he worked for two years in the corporate department of Schulte, Roth & Zabel and two years in the legal department of the American Jewish Congress.

Mr. Garber was the Committee’s staff attorney in disciplinary cases involving a range of attorney misconduct or infirmity: Matter of Kavanagh, 189 AD2d 521 (1st Dept 1993)(ethnic slurs against opposing counsel in civil litigation);  Matter of Colp, 185 AD2d 43 (1st Dept 1993)(real estate attorney suffering from paranoid delusions); Matter of Freedman, 208 AD2d 325(1st Dept 1995) (large scale neglect and deceit in immigration practice);  Matter of Wong, 275 AD2d 1 (1st Dept 2000)(sexual abuse of minor by law student prior to his admission to the Bar); Matter of Weinstein, 4 AD3d 29 (1st Dept 2004)(deceit and double billing in guardianship proceedings); Matter of Boter, 46 AD3d 1 (1st Dept 2007)(personal injury lawyer paying non-lawyers for client referrals, settling cases without clients’ consent, forging and falsely notarizing client signatures);  Matter of Larsen, 50 AD3d 41 (1st Dept 2008)(matrimonial attorney engaging in conflicts of interest and gross over billing); Matter of Shearer, 94 AD3d 128 (1st Dept 2012) (medical malpractice attorney deceitfully attempting to breach his legal fee agreement with co-counsel.); Matter of Meyers, 108 AD3d 158 (1st Dept 2013)(immigration attorney neglecting clients’ cases and then deceptively providing them with false USCIS filing and receipt numbers from unrelated cases.); Matter of Teichberg, 121 AD3d 319 (1st Dept 2014) (collection attorney, who is discharged by his creditor client, continuing to collect from the debtor and misappropriating the funds as claimed legal fees.); Matter of Schnall, 146 AD3d 81 (1st Dept 2016)(attorney failed to file and pay state and federal income tax for almost ten years, claiming that income earned in the practice of law was not taxable.); Matter of Marshall, 153 AD3d 1 (1st Dept 2017)(attorney who missed filing deadline, misrepresented to client and Committee that he had settled the case.)

Jeremy S. Garber is associated with the following items:
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Ethics for Government Lawyers 2019, Thursday, February 28, 2019, New York, NY
31st Annual Elder Law Institute, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono Ethics for Government Lawyers 2019, Thursday, February 28, 2019, New York, NY
31st Annual Elder Law Institute, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Ethics for Government Lawyers 2019, Thursday, February 28, 2019, Nashville, TN
Ethics for Government Lawyers 2019, Thursday, February 28, 2019, Indianapolis, IN
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