On Thursday, February 29, 2024, the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Department accepted the resignation of attorney Kimberly Jeanne Gost from the practice of law in the state.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Kimberly Jeanne Gost,” with case no. PM-24-24.

Gost submitted an affidavit on January 2, 2024, requesting to resign for non-disciplinary reasons. The Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department, which oversees attorney conduct in the region, did not oppose Gost’s application.

In a brief per curiam opinion, the court approved Gost’s exit from the law practice in New York. She will have her name removed from the roll of attorneys authorized to represent clients in the state. Gost is also required to surrender any Secure Pass issued by the Office of Court Administration that allows electronic filing within 30 days.

By resigning, Gost will no longer be permitted to practice law or provide legal advice in New York in any capacity. She was also ordered to refrain from holding herself out as an active member of the state’s bar.

The Disposition states:

“ORDERED that Kimberly Jeanne Gost’s application for permission to resign is granted and her nondisciplinary resignation is accepted.”

According to avvo.com, Ms. Gost is an employee benefits attorney in Newark, New Jersey. She acquired her law license in New York in 2006. 

A copy of the original filing can be found here.