On Thursday, October 12, 2023, the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department accepted the non-disciplinary resignation of attorney Robert Haden Keyes.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Robert Haden Keyes,” with case no. PM-240-23.

In an affidavit dated August 17, 2023, Keyes sought to resign from the New York State Bar for non-disciplinary reasons under section 1240.22(a) of the Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters. Keyes has been licensed to practice law in New York since 1987.

The Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department, which oversees attorney discipline in 21 counties of eastern New York State, advised the court that it did not oppose Keyes’s application for resignation.

In a memorandum and order, the justices of the Third Department granted Keyes’s application to resign and accepted his non-disciplinary resignation from the bar. Keyes’ name was ordered stricken from the roll of New York attorneys, effective immediately.

Keyes is also commanded to refrain from practicing law or holding himself out as an attorney in New York State. He must also surrender any Attorney Secure Pass issued to him to the New York Office of Court Administration within 30 days.

According to avvo.com, Mr. Keyes is a wrongful death attorney in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He attended the Albany Law School of Union University. He acquired his law license in New York in 1987.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.