The Court of Appeals Issued a Notice to the Bar Regarding the Amendment to Admission Without Examination Rule

The Court of Appeals has amended Section 520.10 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law. The amendment clarifies that applicants for admission on motion in New York need not demonstrate compliance with the program and course of study requirements of Section 520.3 of the Rules, which apply only to candidates for the New York State bar examination.

Click here to view a copy of the other amendments to the Rules. Questions may be directed by telephone to the Court’s Office for Professional Matters at (518) 455-7760.