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Special Programs

Federal Judicial Extern Honors Program
In collaboration with the New York State Judicial Institute at Pace, this program is designed to provide participating students with an inside look at the federal judiciary and to prepare them to pursue a federal clerkship after law school.

New Directions for Attorneys
This certificate program, (which will provide eligible participants with 2 years of CLE credits) will initially focus on family and matrimonial law, and will also provide practical legal research and writing experience that can apply to other practice areas. Classes are conducted by distinguished local practitioners with expertise in a variety of issues. The second part of the program is an externship with a legal employer that will provide valuable practical experience and mentoring.

Study/Work Abroad Programs
Pace Law School's study/work abroad programs include the Comparative Environmental Law/Brazil Course, which gives students hands-on experience comparing the environmental regimes of the United States and Brazil, where students have the unique combination of classroom and field training in the ecosystems of Brazil; the International Summer Internships Abroad Program, which provides opportunities for students to work abroad with law firms specializing in international, commercial, and corporate law; and the Human Rights in Action (HRIA) Program, where students work abroad during the summer with war crime tribunals, human rights and humanitarian relief organizations, and project designed to bring the rule of law to emerging democracies.

Trial Advocacy Program
Pace Law School heralds a nationally recognized trial skills program. This comprehensive program interfaces with the traditional curriculum allowing students an opportunity for simulated learning skills sessions. Students' knowledge of substantive law is integrated in an intensive course study of trial skills. The program provides all students an opportunity to experience the vigor of a trial in a controlled simulated environment.