February 19, 2014
Matter of Balaban
ENG, P.J., MASTRO, RIVERA, SKELOS and DILLON, JJ., concur.
[980 N.Y.S.2d 773] OPINION & ORDER
ORDERED that the resignation of Barry Balaban is accepted and directed to be filed; and it is further,
ORDERED that pursuant to Judiciary Law § 90, effective immediately, Barry Balaban is disbarred and his name is stricken
from the roll of attorneys and counselors-at-law; and it is further,
ORDERED that Barry Balaban shall comply with this Court's rules governing the conduct of disbarred, suspended, and resigned attorneys ( see 22 NYCRR 691.10); and it is further,
ORDERED that pursuant to Judiciary Law § 90, effective immediately, Barry Balaban is commanded to desist and refrain from (l) practicing law in any form, either as principal or as agent, clerk, or employee of another, (2) appearing as an attorney or counselor-at-law before any court, Judge, Justice, board, commission, or other public authority, (3) giving to another an opinion as to the law or its application or any advice in relation thereto, and (4) holding himself out in any way as an attorney and counselor-at-law; and it is further,
ORDERED that if Barry Balaban has been issued a secure pass by the Office of Court Administration, it shall be returned forthwith to the issuing agency, and he shall certify to the same in his affidavit of compliance pursuant to 22 NYCRR 691.10(f).