Mon Aug 30 2021 | Press Release : Admissions

Notice to Candidates for Spring 2022 Admission to the Bar

This Court will admit to practice successful bar candidates in the Spring of 2022. In order to be eligible for admission, your completed application and all required affidavits and certificates must be postmarked on or before October 18, 2021. Please be advised if you miss the deadline date, the next bar admission ceremony will be held on June 13, 2022. More...

Mon Jun 21 2021 | Blog : Admissions : Court : Event

BAR ADMISSION CEREMONIES -- WATCH LIVE

Watch Live - Bar Admission Ceremony - Hochstein School Mon June 21 2021 -- Remote Admissions via Zoom -- June 23 2021 More...

Mon Apr 12 2021 | Press Release : Admissions

April 2021 Bar Admission Ceremony Video Archive

Bar Admission Ceremony -- Candidates Admitted for Practice to the Bar April 8th and April 9th 2021. More...

Thu Dec 24 2020 | Blog : Admissions

Notice to Candidates for Spring 2021 Admission to the Bar

This Court will admit to practice successful bar candidates on a date to be determined in the Spring of 2021. In order to be eligible or admission, your completed application and all required affidavits and certificates must be postmarked on or before January 15, 2021. Please be advised if you miss the deadline date, the next bar admission ceremony is likely to be held in June 2021. More...

Tue Dec 01 2020 | Press Release : Admissions

Joint Statement from the Presiding Justices Regarding the Bar Admission Questionnaire

Question on the United States citizenship and immigration status will be eliminated from the application to for admission to practice on December 31 2020. More...

Thu Jul 16 2020 | Press Release : Admissions : COVID-19

TEMPORARY PRACTICE AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM

The New York State Court of Appeals has amended Part 524 of its Rules, effective July 22, 2020, to establish a program by which eligible graduates of ABA-approved law schools may apply for temporary authorization to practice law under the supervision of an attorney who is admitted to practice in New York State. More...

Mon Jun 15 2020 | Blog : Admissions : Event

BAR ADMISSION CEREMONIES - VIDEO ARCHIVE JULY 15 2020

BAR ADMISSION CEREMONIES - VIDEO ARCHIVE JULY 15 2020 More...

Mon Jun 08 2020 | Blog : Admissions : COVID-19

COVID-19 NOTICE TO CANDIDATES FOR ADMISSION TO THE BAR ON JUNE 15th

Four Admission Ceremonies will be conducted via Zoom on Monday, June 15, 2020 More...

Tue Apr 28 2020 | Press Release : Admissions : COVID-19

COVID-19 STATEMENT FROM THE PRESIDING JUSTICES REGARDING ATTORNEY ADMISSIONS

Changes to the Bar Admission practices in accordance with the April 21, 2020 directive of the Court of Appeals. More...

COVID-19 FOURTH DEPARTMENT EXPANDS OPERATIONS AS A VIRTUAL COURT

As of April 13, 2020 the Appellate Division, Fourth Department has begun to operate as a virtual court and is expanding the operations of the Court and its ancillary agencies. More...

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