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Orientation to the Profession Program

22 NYCRR 690.21

690.21 Orientation to the Profession

(a) Orientation Program. The court shall regularly conduct an orientation program on the subject of professional ethics and related topics for applicants seeking admission to practice as attorneys and counselors-at-law.

(b) Required Attendance. Every person admitted to the practice of law after January 1, 2006, shall have attended and successfully completed such an orientation program within one year prior to the date of admission.

(c) Waivers. The Presiding Justice or his or her designee may, in individual cases involving undue hardship or extenuating circumstances, upon written request, grant waivers and modifications of this requirement.

Effective July 22, 2005