The program is open to qualified lawyers who hold a J.D. degree from an American Bar Association-accredited law school or an equivalent foreign law degree. It includes concentrations in Corporate Tax, Estate Planning, International Taxation, General Taxation, and Tax Litigation. Its rigorous core curriculum is complemented by a wide range of elective courses.
Students include established tax professionals seeking to broaden their knowledge of the field; tax lawyers working in international, regional, and, local accounting firms; financial product designers and advisors; business executives; estate planning and administration professionals; legal advisors to entrepreneurs, family businesses, and not-for-profits; real estate specialists; practitioners preparing themselves for a mid-career transition; and recent law school graduates.
Many students pursue the program part-time while working for major corporations, banks, insurance companies, and law firms of all sizes. Classes are held on NYLS’s Lower Manhattan campus, easily accessible by virtually all major transit lines.
Fall Information Sessions
- Tuesday, October 15, 5:15 p.m.–5:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, October 30, 12:50 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
- Wednesday, November 20, 5:00 p.m.–5:45 p.m.
- Thursday, December 5, 12:45 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
All information sessions are held on NYLS’s campus. RSVP to Ashley Oliver.
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- View the program’s core curriculum and wide range of electives.
- Learn about the faculty who teach the program.