New York State Bar Association wants to ensure that new attorneys have all the
tools they need to become successful members of New York’s legal community.
to law students and newly admitted attorneys, the State Bar’s new book, Pathway
to the Profession: From Law School to Lawyer, aims to help new attorneys
hone their skills as practitioners. The book is a compilation of articles from
various State Bar publications focusing on topics including starting a
practice, attorney professionalism, technology, legal writing, marketing, and
law school, one learns about the law, but not necessarily how to practice it. Pathway
is a guidebook to the practice of law,” said State Bar President David P.
Miranda. “New York law and practice is the gold standard for lawyers throughout
430-page book is part of a program, Pathway to the Profession, established by
the State Bar in 2014. The Pathway program provides support to law schools and
students, and helps new attorneys transition into practice. As of June 1,
students at New York’s 15 law schools are eligible for free State Bar
as an e-book and in print, the book is free to law students and newly admitted
attorneys. It can be downloaded at Nysba.org/pathwaybook.
To order a print
version of the book, call the State Bar’s Member Resource Center at
800-582-2452 and mention code PATHBOOK2015A (there is a $5.95 shipping-and-handling charge for the
print version). Foreign addresses are not eligible to receive the print
version. The book is $20, plus shipping and handling, for non-members.
To view a video of President Miranda discussing the
Pathway program, follow the link: http://www.nysba.org/videos/
The New York
State Bar Association, with 74,000 members, is the largest voluntary state bar
association in the country. It was founded in 1876.
Contact: Lise Bang-Jensen
Director of Media Services