On Thursday, February 9, 2023, the State of New York, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, accepted attorney Christopher Thomas Zirpoli’s application for permission to resign for non-disciplinary reasons.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Christopher Thomas Zirpoli.” with case no. PM-21-23.

On December 29, 2022, the petitioner filed a sworn affidavit in relation to seeking leave to resign from the New York bar for non-disciplinary reasons. The Attorney Grievance Committee (ACG) did not raise any issues with the respondent’s application.

In consideration of the sworn affidavit of Mr. Zirpoli, and with the advice by the ACG wherein it declared the eligibility of the petitioner to resign for non-disciplinary reasons, the court granted the said resignation.

The petitioner is ordered to be removed from the State of New York’s list of attorneys and legal counselors. Moreover, the petitioner was mandated to desist and refrain from the practice of law in any form in the State of New York, whether as an agent, principal, employee, or clerk. He is forbidden to appear as an attorney or counselor at law before any judge, court, justice, board, commission, or public authority. The petitioner must also refrain from giving his opinion on the law and application, or any advice in relation.

The order states:

“ORDERED that Christopher Thomas Zirpoli’s application for permission to resign is granted and his nondisciplinary resignation is accepted”

Mr. Zipoli attended the University of Virginia School of Law. He practices in Maryland, and New York. He is licensed in New York with license no. 5054234. His info can be found on lawyers.justia.com.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.