On Thursday, February 2, 2023, the State of New York, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, entered a Memorandum and Order on Motion accepting attorney Edward David Shoulkin’s application to resign for non-disciplinary reasons.

The case is entitled “In the matter of Edward David Shoulkin” with case no. PM-17-23.

On December 9, 2022, the petitioner, through a sworn affidavit,  requested to leave and resign from the New York bar for non-disciplinary reasons. The Attorney Grievance Committee (ACG) for the third judicial department, upon consideration, stated that it doesn’t oppose the request of Mr. Shoulkin to resign.

In consideration of the advice of the ACG wherein it declared the eligibility of Mr. Shoulkinto to resign for non-disciplinary reasons, and the sworn affidavit filed by the latter, the court granted the said application.

The petitioner was stricken from the roll of attorneys and counselors at law of the State of New York. 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 as to the law and application, or any advice in relation as well.

Mr. Shoulken is ordered as well, within 30 days from the date of the decision, to surrender to the Office of Court Administration any secure pass for an attorney that has been issued to him

The Disposition states:

“ORDERED that Edward David Shoulkin’s application for permission to resign is granted and his nondisciplinary resignation is accepted.”

Mr. Shoulken attended the Boston University of Law School. He practices in Boston, Massachusetts. He is licensed in Massachusetts and New York with case no. 5671193. His info can be found on lawyers.justia.com.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.