Specifics of New York State Bar Pro Bono Requirement Announced

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New York Chief Justice Jonathan Lippman today announced more details of the new 50-hour pro bono requirement for acceptance into the New York State Bar. Starting January 1, 2015, every applicant to the bar will be required to fulfill the requirement. This is the first time in the nation that this requirement has been made of law students.

Learn more about the requirements by reading the following:

http://files.equaljusticeworks.org/Pro-Bono-Req-FAQ.pdf

http://files.equaljusticeworks.org/Pro-Bono-Req-Committee-Report.pdf

http://files.equaljusticeworks.org/Press-Release-Pro-Bono-Req.pdf

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