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U.S. mapCan a lawyer admitted in New York, in good standing, represent a client in an arbitration taking place in a state where the lawyer isn’t admitted to practice law?

Here is the scenario. You’ve been asked to represent a client who is a New York resident, in an arbitration being heard in New Jersey. Moving the hearing to New York City isn’t an option because the arbitration clause specifies Newark, N.J. as the site. Your adversary has refused your request to have the hearing moved. The matter involves a contract dispute. The contract specifies that for all purposes, New Jersey law will govern. You’re admitted in New York and you’re in good standing, but you’re not admitted in New Jersey. Most of your practice involves contract dispute litigations.

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