On November 16, 2023, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, granted the motion for reinstatement filed by Attorney Luisa Maria Florez. Florez had been suspended in September 2022 by order of the Court.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Luisa Maria Florez,” with case no. PM-259-23.

The court, upon reviewing Florez’s notice of motion, affidavit, and correspondence from the Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department, determined that she had complied with the order of suspension and court rules. The decision also established that Florez possesses the necessary character and fitness to practice law and that her reinstatement would be in the public interest.

Effective immediately, Luisa Maria Florez is reinstated as an attorney and counselor-at-law, marking a pivotal step in her return to the legal profession in New York.

According to Avvo, Ms. Florez graduated from New York Law School and obtained her law license in New York in 2017.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.