Mandatory For Admission To Practice After January 1, 2006
Every applicant to the Second Judicial Department seeking admission to the practice of law after January 1, 2006, must successfully complete the
Orientation to the Profession Program before being admitted. The three-hour program is addressed to the subject of professional ethics and related topics. The program must be taken within one year prior to the date of admission (see 22 NYCRR 690.21 ). Applicants must complete the program by viewing an on-line video presentation that may be accessed via the Court’s web site in accordance with the Instructions for Completing the Orientation Program. Applicants who previously attended and completed a live presentation of the program within one year prior to the date of admission do not have to view the on-line video.