IN RE: KIRSTIN KATHLEEN MANNARINO

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Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, New York.

IN RE: KIRSTIN KATHLEEN MANNARINO, an Attorney.

Decided: February 21, 2019

Before:  Garry, P.J., Egan Jr., Clark, Mulvey and Pritzker, JJ. Kirstin Kathleen Mannarino, Middletown, New Jersey, pro se.

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER ON MOTION

(Attorney Registration No. 4382370)

Calendar Date:  February 19, 2019

Kirstin Kathleen Mannarino was admitted to practice by this Court in 2006 and lists a business address in Middletown, New Jersey with the Office of Court Administration.  Mannarino now seeks leave to resign from the New York bar for nondisciplinary reasons (see Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters [22 NYCRR] § 1240.22[a] ).  The Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department (hereinafter AGC) opposes the application by correspondence from its Chief Attorney.

As is noted by AGC, Mannarino is presently delinquent in her New York attorney registration requirements, having failed to register for the biennial period beginning in 2018 (see Judiciary Law § 468–a;  Rules of the Chief Admin of Cts [22 NYCRR] § 118.1).  Inasmuch as Mannarino is therefore subject to potential disciplinary action (see Judiciary Law § 468–a [5];  Rules of Professional Conduct [22 NYCRR 1200.0] rule 8.4[d];  see also Matter of Attorneys in Violation of Judiciary Law § 468–a, 113 AD3d 1020, 1021 [2014] ), she is ineligible for nondisciplinary resignation and her application must be denied (see Matter of Cluff, 148 AD3d 1346, 1346 [2017];  Matter of Bomba, 146 AD3d 1226, 1226–1227 [2017] ).  Further, any future application by Mannarino must be supported by proof of her full satisfaction of the requirements of Judiciary Law § 468–a and Rules of the Chief Administrator of the Courts (22 NYCRR) § 118.1 (see Matter of Frank, 146 AD3d 1228, 1228–1229 [2017] ).

Garry, P.J., Egan Jr., Clark, Mulvey and Pritzker, JJ., concur.

ORDERED that Kirstin Kathleen Mannarino's application for permission to resign is denied.

Per Curiam.

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