On Thursday, September 14, 2023, the State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department granted the application of Attorney Aurora Maria Maskall for permission to resign from the New York bar for non-disciplinary reasons.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Aurora Maria Maskall,” with case no. PM-214-23.

Maskall submitted an affidavit sworn on May 9, 2023, and filed on June 8, 2023, requesting to resign from the bar for non-disciplinary reasons. The Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department did not oppose her application.

The court reviewed Maskall’s affidavit and the September 6, 2023, correspondence in response by the Chief Attorney for the AGC. After determining that Maskall was eligible to resign for non-disciplinary reasons, the court granted her application and accepted her resignation.

Maskall’s name has been struck from the roll of attorneys and counselors-at-law in the State of New York, effective immediately. She is no longer allowed to practice law in any form within the state, either as a principal, agent, clerk, or employee of another.

Additionally, she is prohibited from appearing as an attorney or counselor-at-law before any court, judge, justice, board, commission, or other public authority, or from offering opinions on the law or its application, providing legal advice, or holding herself out as an attorney and counselor-at-law in any way within the state. The court further ordered Maskall to surrender her Attorney Secure Pass to the Office of Court Administration within 30 days of the date of this decision.

According to avvo.com, Ms. Maskall practices family law and represents clients in matters related to family relationships, including divorce, child custody, and child support. She attended the California Western School of Law, graduating in 1990. She acquired her law license in New York in 1991. She is a member of the Washington, D.C., Nevada, and Washington State Bars.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.