On Thursday, October 5, 2023, the State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department granted the application for permission to resign for non-disciplinary reasons of attorney Joseph Andrew Marlar.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Joseph Andrew Marlar,” with case no. PM-229-23.

Marlar presented a request to resign from the New York bar for non-disciplinary reasons, in accordance with the Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters (22 NYCRR § 1240.22 [a]). The Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department (AGC), represented by Monica A. Duffy and Alison M. Coan, did not oppose Marlar’s application.

The Court reviewed Marlar’s affidavit, sworn on August 16, 2023, and filed on August 23, 2023. Subsequently, the Court considered correspondence dated September 22, 2023, in response by the Deputy Chief Attorney for AGC.

Having determined that Marlar met the eligibility criteria for non-disciplinary resignation, the Court granted his application and accepted his resignation.

As a result of this order, Joseph Andrew Marlar’s application for permission to resign was granted, and his non-disciplinary resignation was accepted. His name is hereby stricken from the roll of attorneys and counselors-at-law of the State of New York, effective immediately. Marlar is commanded to desist and refrain from practicing law in any form within the state and is forbidden from appearing as an attorney or counselor-at-law before any court, judge, justice, board, commission, or other public authority. Moreover, he must surrender any Attorney Secure Pass issued to him to the Office of Court Administration within 30 days of this decision.

According to avvo.com, Mr. Marlar attended the University of Florida, Fredric Levin College of Law. Marlar acquired his law license in New York in 2020.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.