New York Exam Information
Students who wish to take the New York bar should know that the NY Court of Appeals (NY name for their highest court) now requires that applicants who successfully pass the bar examination in New York State must demonstrate that they have performed 50 hours of qualifying pro bono service before applying for admission to practice. Please read the documents at the following links to familiarize yourself with the rule and to learn how this requirement can be met.
Part 520 Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law
Rule 520.16 Pro Bono Requirement for Bar Admission