Dan Shapiro has been appointed to the Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District by the Hon. Alan D. Scheinkman, the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department. There are three grievance committees within the Second Judicial Department, and each consists of 21 members (17 lawyers and 4 non-lawyers) who are appointed by the court. The Tenth Judicial District covers the counties of Suffolk and Nassau. The committees are supported by an additional staff of attorneys and investigators who work full time to investigate and, where warranted, prosecute complaints leveled against attorneys who practice within the respective districts.