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Program Schedule

New Directions is a comprehensive program consisting of a diverse curriculum of substantive law covering a wide range of practice areas, training in practical legal skills, career-related workshops, and the opportunity to obtain an externship with an organization that provides supervised practical experience and mentoring.

Specifically, this part-time, five month long program includes:

  • A refresher course in computerized legal research
  • A specially tailored legal research and writing course
  • Individualized career counseling and guidance
  • Substantive and career-related reading materials and resources
  • Assistance with preparation of job-seeking tools, including creation of a resume and cover letter
  • Enhancement of job-seeking skills, including preparation for interviews through, among other things, mock interviews
  • Instruction in classes earning over 24 New York State CLE credits
  • An unlimited number of additional CLE classes at no extra cost for one year from the first day of the Session

Dates: Session Two 2016 will run from September 2016 - March 2017

Location of Session One 2016: Pace Midtown Center, 551 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Cost: $6500 for tuition plus a one-time $500 nonrefundable administrative fee.


For more detailed information, please contact:
Jill Backer, Director
(914) 422-4218