Attorney Courtenay Winchester Hall has been reinstated by the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division Third Judicial Department. The court issued an order on Thursday, August 24, 2023, granting Hall’s motion for reinstatement.

The case is styled ‘In the Matter of Attorneys in Violation of Judiciary Law § 468-a,’ case number PM-184-23.

According to the Decision and Order on Motion, Hall was suspended from practice by a September 2022 order of the Court for violation of the Judiciary Law § 468-a, arising from his failure to comply with attorney registration.

Hall filed a notice of motion and affirmation with exhibits in support of his application for reinstatement, which was not opposed by the Attorney Grievance Committee.

The court decided in favor of Hall’s reinstatement, after finding that he complied with the order of suspension and the court rules; that he had the character and fitness required to be a lawyer, and that reinstating him would be in the public interest.

The order reads:

“ORDERED that respondent’s motion for reinstatement is granted; and it is further

ORDERED that respondent is reinstated as an attorney and counselor-at-law in the State of New York. effective immediately.”

According to Avvo.com, Mr. Courtenay Manchester Hall attended Albany Law School. He has been admitted to practice in New York in 1976, license no. 1246420.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.