Law Students & Recently Admitted Attorneys

Law Students


COMPLIMENTARY Student membership in NYCLA is your chance to participate in one of the largest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the nation. And, membership in the Association can make a difference in your future. Our law student membership can provide you with a competitive advantage as you prepare to enter the legal profession.  We offer many programs geared for law students and recent grads, including a student co-chair program so you can get involved right away.  Don't delay -- this opportunity is too good to miss.  Click here to join today

Critical information for newly admitted attorneys from the New York State Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law

A CONVOCATION - From Law School to Practice: Instilling Skills, Competencies and Professional Values (PDF)

A HANDBOOK - Legal Skills and Professional Values (PDF)

NYCLA Services

Mentorship Program

Mentoring gives experienced attorneys a chance to guide a law student or young attorney through their early career. Mentors help mentees decide on careers paths and professional opportunities, serve as a sounding board, advise on how to navigate work relationships, and share candid perspectives on everyday practice.

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Minority Judicial Internship Program

Established in 1989 by Honorable Harold Baer Jr. and his wife, Dr. Suzanne Baer, the Minority Judicial Internship Program provides a unique opportunity for law students of color to be introduced to the judicial system during a paid summer internship.

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Resume Review

Our resume reviewers are the ones hiring and leading in the industry and can help you with finding your next opportunity. We can help you perfect your resume for jobs in compliance, government, private practice, public service, clerkships, and more.

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Newly Admitted Attorney CLE Packages

Preparing for the Civil Trial

7 NY CLE Credits: 7 PP

2019 7 PP-Credit Package

7 NY CLE Credits: 7 PP