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Appellate Practice

New York Appellate Practice, Thomas R. Newman, et al.

Practitioner's Handbook for Appeals to the Court of Appeals of the State of New York, 3rd Ed.

Business & Commercial

Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts (West), Robert L. Haig

  • A multi-volume treatise including tables of forms, jury instructions, checklists, strategies, statutes, rules, and cases.
  • Availability:  Print and Westlaw.

New York Practice Guide: Business and Commercial (Bender), Peter L. Bain, et al. 

  • A multi-volume treatise that takes practitioners step-by-step through most New York commercial transactions from the vantage point of attorneys on both sides of the transaction. Includes practice guides, forms, and reference guides. 
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New York Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships, Karon S. Walker

White, New York Business Entities

Civil Practice & Procedure

West's McKinney's Forms - Civil Practice Law and Rules

Bender's Forms for the Civil Practice with Explanatory Notes and Cross Reference, Louis R. Frumar, et al.

Bender's Forms of Pleading of the State of New York

  • Includes suggestions for drafting pleadings, explanatory notes, citations of reported cases, and other references.
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Navigating through the New York State & Federal Courts


Enforcing Judgments & Collecting Debts in New York

Criminal Practice & Procedure

Handling a Criminal Case in New York (Lawyer's Cooperative Publishing), Gary Muldoon & Sandra J. Feuerstein

  • Includes more than 75 model forms.
  • Availability: Westlaw

New York Criminal Practice, (Matthew Bender & Company, Inc.), Ron Briggs, Stefano Camberer, et al.

  • Covers procedural and substantive aspects of New York criminal practice. Includes text and forms. 
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New York Supression Manual, Lewis R. Katz & Jay Shapiro.

Decedents' Estates

Elder Law

New York Elder Law & Special Needs Practice, Vincent J. Russo & Marvin Rachlin


Employment Law in New York, Sharon P. Stiller

Employment Litigation in New York, Kenneth W. Taber & Amy J. Beech

Environmental Law

Environmental Impact Review in New York

Environmental Law & Regulation in New York

Family Law

Callaghan's Family Court Law and Practice in New York, Kristin M. Kerschensteiner

Lindey & Parley on Separation Agreements and Antenuptial Contracts

Matrimonial Actions, David J. Lansner, Judith M. Reichler & James Zett

New York Law of Domestic Relations, Alan D. Scheinkman

New York Matrimonial Practice, Willard H. DaSilva

Bender, New York Practice Guide, Domestic Relations

Insurance Law

New York Practice Series: New York Insurance Law, Anne M. Payne


Mechanics' Liens in New York


Bender's Forms for the Consolidated Laws of New York


New York Personal Injury Form Finder

New York Practice Guide: Negligence (Bender), Norman H. Dachs & Jonathan A. Dachs

Pretrial Practice & Procedure

Depositions: Practice and Procedure in Federal and New York State Courts

Modern New York Discovery, Anne M. Payne

Real Property

Finkelstein & Ferrar, Landlord & Tenant Practice in New York

Mortgages and Mortgage Foreclosure in New York, Drussel, D. Kirk

New York Condominium and Cooperative Law, Di Lorenzo, Vincent

Morris, New York Practice Guide: Real Estate

Rasch, New York Law & Practice of Real Property

New York Real Property Service

Scherer, Residential Landlord-Tenant Law in New York

Rasch's Landlord and Tenant Including Summary Proceedings, Dolan, Robert F.

Trial Practice and Jury Instructions

New York Motions in Limine: Evidence Exclusion Guide

Charges to the Jury and Requests to Charge in a Criminal Case, Goodman, Budd G.

Criminal Jury Instructions New York

  • Availability: Online from the NYS Unified Court System.

New York Pattern Jury Instructions - Civil

Trusts and Estates

Drafting New York Wills and Related Documents, Ira Mark Bloom & William P. LaPiana

Harris' 5th Edition New York Estates: Estate Planning & Taxation

Harris' 6th Edition New York Estates: Probate, Administration & Litigation

New York Wills, 2d (Lawyer's Cooperative Publishing) by Larence P. Keller

Worker's Compensation

New York Workers' Compensation, Minkowitz, Martin


New York Zoning Law and Practice, Salkin, Patricia E.