NYSBA to Study if Move to Uniform Bar Exam Led to a Rise in Lawyers Unprepared to Practice

By Susan DeSantis

The New York Law Journal quoted Immediate Past President Michael Miller on the creation of a new task force to study the adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam in New York. (may require subscription)

‘To me, it is unfathomable that practitioners who plan to practice in New York would start their careers without the most basic knowledge of the rules that govern almost every aspect of practice in the New York State Courts,’ said state Supreme Court Justice Barry Ostrager of the commercial division.

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