In this year-long clinic, students will engage in impact litigation and other forms of legal and strategic policy advocacy to advance the cause of social justice.
This practical course will teach students advanced legal writing skills used by judges, law clerks, and lawyers in drafting opinions, internal memorandums, and briefs; it is particularly beneficial for students interested in pursuing a judicial clerkship or externship.
In this clinic, students will assist clients with estate planning, adult guardianships, and/or needs-based public benefits, and work in partnership with community members to provide education and develop advocacy related to the issues of aging, illness, and special needs.
In this clinic, students will interview clients, draft documents, conduct legal research, and engage in community outreach, as they experience Family Court practice and learn more about the Family Court Act and a range of family law matters.
With this placement, students will meet once every other week in a specialized seminar focusing on the limits on U.S. business in employment of foreign nationals.
This course delves into the legal and ethical issues around guardianship. Students will learn about the process and ways to deal with the issues of whether a person needs a guardian, and if so, what powers should be given to the guardian.
This seminar will serve as an introduction to the work of in-house counsel, preparing students to thrive in in-house roles.
New York Law School regularly fields a team to the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot, the world’s largest competitive moot competition.
This upper-level seminar will introduce students to the principles of insurance law nationwide, with an emphasis on New York and New Jersey practice.
This course introduces students to the practice of mindfulness in the legal profession and will offer techniques for incorporating mindfulness principles in practice.