Appendix A

Complying with the New York State Bar’s Heightened Experiential Requirement

The School of Law will certify that students taking the New York Bar Exam have satisfied Pathway 1 of 22 NYCRR Part 520.18(a), if they meet the following requirements:

  • Completed and passed all required courses, including the four upper-level core courses; and
  • Completed and received at least a C in LPR; and
  • Received at least a C in each course in one of the following arrays of experiential courses:
    • Option A: [Total of 6 or 7 credits]
      • Introduction to Representing Clients; and
      • Either Negotiation or ADR; and
      • One of the following litigation-based simulation courses:
        • Trial Practice
        • Visual Persuasion and the Law; or
      • One of the following transactional simulation courses:
        • Commercial Transactions Workshop
        • Estate Planning and Drafting
    • Option B: [Total 6 credits]
      • Civil Justice Clinic, for at least 4 credits; and
      • Either Negotiation or ADR.
    • Option C: [Total 7 or 8 credits]
      • Any law clinic other than Civil Justice Clinic, or any externship for at least 3 credits; and
      • Introduction to Representing Clients; and
      • Either Negotiation or ADR.