Civil law country lawyer bar exam


I am lawyer in turkey which is ciil law country.I want to sit New York Bar Exam.
Can I just sit it without LLM and and without any American Law School?
I mean Can I work from books and take exam?
I am lawyer in turkey which is ciil law country.I want to sit New York Bar Exam.
Can I just sit it without LLM and and without any American Law School?
I mean Can I work from books and take exam?
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Anyone ???
Anyone ???
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dnunes
No. Coming from a civil law country, you must at least complete an LLM in the US to sit for the NY Bar. You can find the detailed explanation on Section 520.6 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law (see www.nybarexam.org, there are other requirements too, such as the Pro Bono one)
No. Coming from a civil law country, you must at least complete an LLM in the US to sit for the NY Bar. You can find the detailed explanation on Section 520.6 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law (see www.nybarexam.org, there are other requirements too, such as the Pro Bono one)
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No. Coming from a civil law country, you must at least complete an LLM in the US to sit for the NY Bar. You can find the detailed explanation on Section 520.6 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law (see www.nybarexam.org, there are other requirements too, such as the Pro Bono one)


Hi dnunes and Mehmet,

I am also a lawyer registered to Istanbul bar with a Turkish law degree subject to civil law jurisdiction and want to sit for the CA bar exam. Is it possible for CA bar or I would also need to complete an LLM?

And Mehmet, are there any progress in your situation?

Thanks a lot :)
Buse
[quote]No. Coming from a civil law country, you must at least complete an LLM in the US to sit for the NY Bar. You can find the detailed explanation on Section 520.6 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law (see www.nybarexam.org, there are other requirements too, such as the Pro Bono one)[/quote]

Hi dnunes and Mehmet,

I am also a lawyer registered to Istanbul bar with a Turkish law degree subject to civil law jurisdiction and want to sit for the CA bar exam. Is it possible for CA bar or I would also need to complete an LLM?

And Mehmet, are there any progress in your situation?

Thanks a lot :)
Buse
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Hi Buse.I asked California Bar that can turkish lawyer eligible to set Bar exam and they said they want an application for that.we have to make an application for eligiblity.in tjis application they want a glld standing certificate which is kind of proof of your practicing in your bar.
But they didnt tell any thing about Turkish law gratuated eligiblity.
For new york bar we cant.because if you chech new york bar rules obviously Civil law Bacheolar degree dont eligibilty .
But commom law degree has eligibilty.
So we can try and hope to get an eligibilty to set california bar exam but i think it is too hard

[Edited by Mehmet Akif Pektaş on Apr 20, 2019]

Hi Buse.I asked California Bar that can turkish lawyer eligible to set Bar exam and they said they want an application for that.we have to make an application for eligiblity.in tjis application they want a glld standing certificate which is kind of proof of your practicing in your bar.
But they didnt tell any thing about Turkish law gratuated eligiblity.
For new york bar we cant.because if you chech new york bar rules obviously Civil law Bacheolar degree dont eligibilty .
But commom law degree has eligibilty.
So we can try and hope to get an eligibilty to set california bar exam but i think it is too hard
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