On Thursday, July 13, 2023, the State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division Third Judicial Department granted the motion for reinstatement of attorney Flavia Teixeira Fortes.
The case is entitled “Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department v. Flavia Teixeira Fortes” with case no. PM-149-23.
Fortes has filed a motion requesting the court to issue an order reinstating her to the practice of law after her suspension by the court’s September 2022 order. The suspension was a consequence of the case titled “Matter of Attorneys in Violation of Judiciary Law § 468-a, 208 AD3d 1421, 1429 [3d Dept 2022].” Pertinent to her request are the “Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters [22 NYCRR] § 1240.16” and “Rules of Appellate Division, 3rd Department [22 NYCRR] § 806.16.”
The Disposition states:
“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, effective immediately.”
Ms. Fortes is licensed in New York with license no. 5060223.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.