On Friday, December 22, 2023, Benjamin James Ferrara resigned from practicing law in New York State for non-disciplinary reasons, according to a ruling from the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, Fourth Department.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Benjamin James Ferrara,” with case no. 2023 NY Slip Op 06707.

The five-justice panel accepted Ferrara’s application to resign from the New York bar for non-disciplinary reasons. Ferrara’s name will be removed from the roll of attorneys in New York authorized to practice law. The appellate court’s decision provides no context into Ferrara’s reasons for resigning his ability to represent clients in New York courts and matters. He is no longer licensed as an attorney in the state.

According to avvo.com, Mr. Ferrara was an education attorney in East Syracuse, New York. He attended the Syracuse University College of Law, graduating in 1973. He acquired his law license in New York in 1974.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.