On Thursday, September 14, 2023, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, issued a memorandum and order in the matter of Matthew Edward Krichbaum,” with case no. PM-209-23. Krichbaum had applied for permission to resign from the New York bar for nondisciplinary reasons. The court granted Krichbaum’s application and accepted his resignation.

The Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department (AGC) advised that it did not oppose Krichbaum’s application, and upon reviewing Krichbaum’s affidavit and correspondence from the Chief Attorney for AGC, the court determined that Krichbaum was eligible to resign for non-disciplinary reasons.

Krichbaum’s name was stricken from the roll of attorneys and counselors-at-law of the State of New York, and he was commanded to desist and refrain from the practice of law in any form in the State of New York.

Furthermore, Krichbaum was forbidden to appear as an attorney or counselor-at-law before any court, judge, justice, board, commission, or other public authority, or to give advice on legal matters or hold himself out as an attorney and counselor-at-law in this State.

The court also ordered Krichbaum to surrender his Attorney Secure Pass to the Office of Court Administration within 30 days of the date of the decision. The decision was made by a unanimous vote of the court, with Garry, P.J., Lynch, Clark, Ceresia, and McShan, JJ. concurring.

The Disposition states:

“ORDERED that Matthew Edward Krichbaum’s application for permission to resign is granted and his nondisciplinary resignation is accepted.”

According to avvo.com, Mr. Krichbaum is a general practice attorney in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He acquired his law license in New York in 2009. 

A copy of the original filing can be found here.