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NY Third Department Admissions

Postby bda » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:00 pm

Is anyone else in the New York 3rd Dep. for admissions?

I submitted my application 2 weeks ago (received email confirmation of receipt Dec. 5). Got an email that they received my application Dec. 7.

Any idea when I should be receiving any more information about my interview and admission date? I'm curious if I made the deadline for 1/18 or have to wait until Feb.

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby PersistentAttorney » Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:06 am

bda wrote:Is anyone else in the New York 3rd Dep. for admissions?

I submitted my application 2 weeks ago (received email confirmation of receipt Dec. 5). Got an email that they received my application Dec. 7.

Any idea when I should be receiving any more information about my interview and admission date? I'm curious if I made the deadline for 1/18 or have to wait until Feb.



They received mine on Nov 20th and said they need 8-10 weeks to process it... :shock: :shock: :shock:

Probably Feb...

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby bda » Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:06 am

PersistentAttorney wrote:
bda wrote:Is anyone else in the New York 3rd Dep. for admissions?

I submitted my application 2 weeks ago (received email confirmation of receipt Dec. 5). Got an email that they received my application Dec. 7.

Any idea when I should be receiving any more information about my interview and admission date? I'm curious if I made the deadline for 1/18 or have to wait until Feb.



They received mine on Nov 20th and said they need 8-10 weeks to process it... :shock: :shock: :shock:

Probably Feb...


Interesting. I work with someone who got the email that they received his around 11/23 and he got his admission date last Friday.

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby PersistentAttorney » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:09 am

bda wrote:
PersistentAttorney wrote:
bda wrote:Is anyone else in the New York 3rd Dep. for admissions?

I submitted my application 2 weeks ago (received email confirmation of receipt Dec. 5). Got an email that they received my application Dec. 7.

Any idea when I should be receiving any more information about my interview and admission date? I'm curious if I made the deadline for 1/18 or have to wait until Feb.



They received mine on Nov 20th and said they need 8-10 weeks to process it... :shock: :shock: :shock:

Probably Feb...


Interesting. I work with someone who got the email that they received his around 11/23 and he got his admission date last Friday.


I called the 3rd department and I was told that they give priority to applications that passed the July exam over others that passed earlier. This is ridiculous. :x :x :x :x

I was told that I will get an invitation probably by February and my actual interview will be on March or April!! WTF???

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby Asroma » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:29 am

Is anyone still here? Do you guys have any news?

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Postby annaedwards » Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:22 pm

Dec 12: confirmation email they received my application
Feb 9: Email that my interview and ceremony date would be in May.

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Postby tigress12 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:12 pm

Has anyone heard any news lately? Wondering if all the June swearing in spots have been taken...

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Postby bellalove23 » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:41 am

tigress12 wrote:Has anyone heard any news lately? Wondering if all the June swearing in spots have been taken...



Same here. Any indication on current turnaround time?

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Postby adil91 » Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:40 am

bda wrote:Is anyone else in the New York 3rd Dep. for admissions?

I submitted my application 2 weeks ago (received email confirmation of receipt Dec. 5). Got an email that they received my application Dec. 7.

Any idea when I should be receiving any more information about my interview and admission date? I'm curious if I made the deadline for 1/18 or have to wait until Feb.


In the law-related employment affidavit, the "if terminated how and why" question only applies if you were fired, correct?

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Postby inyoureyes89 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:35 pm

I mailed my app in the first week of April; I got the email that they had received it a week later.

Just my swearing in/interview date for August.

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby cowardltd » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:06 pm

Anyone sending their application recently got scheduled for an interview already?
I'm still waiting for my certification letter and I really want to do the formality thing in July or August. :?

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby meat tornado » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:29 pm

Just found out that I passed the February 2018 bar. My completed application was received on April 12, and I just forwarded my notice of certification. Do you think they will consider me for a summer date? My letter assigning me to the Third Dept. said that we could be considered for June if we submitted by May 17, but I'm afraid that the June date is already full

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Postby cowardltd » Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:18 am

meat tornado wrote:Just found out that I passed the February 2018 bar. My completed application was received on April 12, and I just forwarded my notice of certification. Do you think they will consider me for a summer date? My letter assigning me to the Third Dept. said that we could be considered for June if we submitted by May 17, but I'm afraid that the June date is already full


Did they mail the certification letter to your address or email it to you? I have been waiting for a week but the letter hasn't arrived yet.

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby IVChioco » Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:55 pm

I'm late to the party on this thread, but if it helps, I passed the July 2017 New York Bar and I submitted my character and fitness paperwork to the 3rd Department in November (so, a couple of weeks before the deadline in December). I heard back from them at the end of February that my paperwork was approved and that my admission ceremony is scheduled for this upcoming May. It's just a bit annoying that I'm having to wait until May even though I completed everything on time. I understand that New York has a ridiculous amount of applicants, but everything just seems to take so long. All of my friends in other states already have their licenses.

I'm a bit embarrassed to bring this up, but has anyone experienced trouble getting employment due to not having your license? I'm finishing up a post-graduate fellowship at a nonprofit in NYC and have been doing a few interviews here and there. Most places don't seem to mind that I haven't received my license, but a few employers have told me straight up that they won't hire me until I get sworn in.

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby cowardltd » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:47 pm

IVChioco wrote:I'm late to the party on this thread, but if it helps, I passed the July 2017 New York Bar and I submitted my character and fitness paperwork to the 3rd Department in November (so, a couple of weeks before the deadline in December). I heard back from them at the end of February that my paperwork was approved and that my admission ceremony is scheduled for this upcoming May. It's just a bit annoying that I'm having to wait until May even though I completed everything on time. I understand that New York has a ridiculous amount of applicants, but everything just seems to take so long. All of my friends in other states already have their licenses.

I'm a bit embarrassed to bring this up, but has anyone experienced trouble getting employment due to not having your license? I'm finishing up a post-graduate fellowship at a nonprofit in NYC and have been doing a few interviews here and there. Most places don't seem to mind that I haven't received my license, but a few employers have told me straight up that they won't hire me until I get sworn in.


Oh that took terribly long....

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby onionhead » Tue May 01, 2018 9:48 pm

Are the interview date and the actual admission date usually on the same day?

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby Neilt001 » Tue May 29, 2018 10:15 am

Hey question regarding the employment affidavits. I don't want to bother any partners, and lots of HR people have left my old firms. Can I just have an old colleague (eg a lawyer who still works at my old firm but was just a peer, not a supervisor) swear the affidavit? In other words, does it have to be a supervisor, or can it just be another lawyer from the firm swearing that I used to work there?

Thanks!

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby rkreymer » Tue May 29, 2018 11:28 am

cowardltd wrote:
meat tornado wrote:Just found out that I passed the February 2018 bar. My completed application was received on April 12, and I just forwarded my notice of certification. Do you think they will consider me for a summer date? My letter assigning me to the Third Dept. said that we could be considered for June if we submitted by May 17, but I'm afraid that the June date is already full


Did they mail the certification letter to your address or email it to you? I have been waiting for a week but the letter hasn't arrived yet.


The certification letter is emailed.

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Re: NY Third Department Admissions

Postby Jack999 » Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:13 am

Does anyone know the process after an interview? I had an interview and got a certificate of admission today. I’m not sure if I need to do anything else other than attending the swearing in ceremony on Wednesday. I feel I was told something like mailing back the orange envelope that contained the certificate when I received it, but I was excited as I finished the interview and didn’t listen to the instructions carefully :|



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