NYS Bar - Indians - Not a licensed attorney


Shivani93

Hello everyone,

I have recently secured admission to a great law school for an LLM program starting in Fall 2021. I plan to appear for the NYS Bar in July 2022 and therefore, need to submit all my documentation before 1 October 2021.

I am in my final year of law school and am directly going for my LLM. Thus, I will not be appearing for the bar examination in India. My question is - For an attorney who has not been admitted to the bar in India (foreign jurisdiction), what are the documentation requirements for the NYS Bar?

I have gone through the website, which is a bit ambiguous - therefore, was looking for some information out here? Please help!

Thank you in advance!

Hello everyone,

I have recently secured admission to a great law school for an LLM program starting in Fall 2021. I plan to appear for the NYS Bar in July 2022 and therefore, need to submit all my documentation before 1 October 2021.

I am in my final year of law school and am directly going for my LLM. Thus, I will not be appearing for the bar examination in India. My question is - For an attorney who has not been admitted to the bar in India (foreign jurisdiction), what are the documentation requirements for the NYS Bar?

I have gone through the website, which is a bit ambiguous - therefore, was looking for some information out here? Please help!

Thank you in advance!
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jwpetterch...

you need to send in all transcripts from your university to the NY Board of Legal Education and proof from your state/national bar regulator that your LLB degree is at least 3 years long and qualifies you to practice law there. The NY BOLE should provide a full list of all documents you need to submit. As long as you have a common law LLB that was 3 years long that lets you take the local bar examination, you should be cleared to take the NY bar exam. Do this paperwork ASAP! 

Hello everyone,

I have recently secured admission to a great law school for an LLM program starting in Fall 2021. I plan to appear for the NYS Bar in July 2022 and therefore, need to submit all my documentation before 1 October 2021.

I am in my final year of law school and am directly going for my LLM. Thus, I will not be appearing for the bar examination in India. My question is - For an attorney who has not been admitted to the bar in India (foreign jurisdiction), what are the documentation requirements for the NYS Bar?

I have gone through the website, which is a bit ambiguous - therefore, was looking for some information out here? Please help!

Thank you in advance!

you need to send in all transcripts from your university to the NY Board of Legal Education and proof from your state/national bar regulator that your LLB degree is at least 3 years long and qualifies you to practice law there. The NY BOLE should provide a full list of all documents you need to submit. As long as you have a common law LLB that was 3 years long that lets you take the local bar examination, you should be cleared to take the NY bar exam. Do this paperwork ASAP!&nbsp;<br><br>[quote]Hello everyone,

I have recently secured admission to a great law school for an LLM program starting in Fall 2021. I plan to appear for the NYS Bar in July 2022 and therefore, need to submit all my documentation before 1 October 2021.

I am in my final year of law school and am directly going for my LLM. Thus, I will not be appearing for the bar examination in India. My question is - For an attorney who has not been admitted to the bar in India (foreign jurisdiction), what are the documentation requirements for the NYS Bar?

I have gone through the website, which is a bit ambiguous - therefore, was looking for some information out here? Please help!

Thank you in advance! [/quote]
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Immortal

Hey Shivani,

I am from India. If you get your LLB memos early, you can enrol with your State bar council which will give you provisional practice certificate. You have 2 years after that to clear the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) to get permanent license or the Certificate of Practice (COP). This process can take 2-4 weeks depending on state to state. Get this done if you have time before leaving India.

Keep emailing the NYBE with your questions, I hope they will answer you the best.

All the best!

Hey Shivani,<br><br>I am from India. If you get your LLB memos early, you can enrol with your State bar council which will give you provisional practice certificate. You have 2 years after that to clear the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) to get permanent license or the Certificate of Practice (COP). This process can take 2-4 weeks depending on state to state. Get this done if you have time before leaving India.<br><br>Keep emailing the NYBE with your questions, I hope they will answer you the best.<br><br>All the best!
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