Last year NYLS established the new Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program. This program teaches practical skills in the field of conflict avoidance, management, and resolution. Students will take introductory courses in each of three central alternative dispute resolution processes—negotiation, mediation, and arbitration—as well as additional electives, and will earn a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution.
The NYLS Advocacy Program will offer students interested in litigation the opportunity to earn an Advocacy Certificate in Civil, Criminal, or Appellate Advocacy. This program will offer students guidance about how to combine skills courses with writing and doctrinal courses to develop proficiency in an area of litigation. To apply to the Advocacy Program please click HERE.