Re: Admission to the Bar
Posted by Mara on 1/15/07
Many people in New York with foreign degrees take the bar and
get admitted although they did not go to school in America.
Now, I am not to sure about correspondence's schools. Is it
ABA approved? The correspondence school?? If so, then you
should not have a problem sitting for the NY bar.
On 1/14/07, Martin Roy Leon wrote:
> January 14, 2007
> I am in Florida and I just completed my J.D. from West
> Coast School of Law (a correspondence school). I also
> hold a LL.B and an LL.M from a university in
> Colombia (the country). I am fluent in English, I did
> about three years of my undergraduate work at Arizona
> State University. I am a practicing attorney in good
> standing in the country of Colombia.
> I know that most state bars will not accept the J.D. from
> a California correspondence law school. I am looking to
> combine my foreign LL.B and LL.M with the J.D. from WCSL
> and to be admitted into one of the state bars. It makes
> no difference to me which state admits me. I am only
> looking to handle Customs and Federal Administrative
> matters. I do not want work in any local or state courts.
> I am presently researching the various state bars, i.e.
> New York, Texas. Rumor has it that I might be able to be
> admitted on a motion vs. taking a state bar exam. Does
> anybody have any experience or ideas on this matter?
> I would greatly appreciate any assistance in this matter.
> Martin Roy Leon
> 7102 N. W. 50th Street
> Miami, Florida 33166-5636
> Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or
> Office Telephone: (305) 599-2662, Ext. 105
> Cellular Telephone: (954) 864-6651
Posts on this thread, including this one
- Admission to the Bar, 1/14/07, by Martin Roy Leon.
- Re: Admission to the Bar, 1/15/07, by Mara.
- Re: Admission to the Bar, 1/17/07, by Martin Roy Leon.
- Re: Admission to the Bar, 1/19/07, by Martin Roy Leon.
- Re: Admission to the Bar, 1/22/07, by dd.
- Re: Admission to the Bar, 1/24/07, by Martin Roy Leon.
- Re: Admission to the Bar, 4/17/07, by Star.