New York State BAR Attorney Search

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The New York State Bar Association currently does not have a directory to search for attorneys. The New York State Unified Court System maintains a registry database of New York attorneys.


If a user seeks further assistance they may go to the BAR’s contact page or use the contact following details:

  • AddressNew York State Bar Association - 1 Elk Street - Albany, NY 12207 
  • Phone(518) 463-3200  
  • Fax518-463-5993

How to Search

Step 1: As you begin your search, go to the New York State Unified Court System Portal at:

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The page offers a variety of links, publications, and libraries

Step 2: Search for the “Attorney Directory” link on the home page. You should be able to find it under the “Legal Profession” topic in the third column from the left. Click on the link.

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Step 3: The link will open up to the “Attorney Search” page displays the terms of use. You must type the letters in the space provided and push submit to accept the terms and go to the search page.

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Step 4: Once you have accepted the terms and pushed the “Submit” button, you will be taken to the Attorney Search form. Here, you have the ability to search for an attorney by first name, middle name, or last name. You also have the ability to sort by city, last name, state, registration number, registration status, and year admitted.

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