The New York City Bar Association
The New York City Bar Association, since its founding in 1870, has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the legal profession, promoting reform of the law and access to justice, and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association, through its 24,000 members, continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing innovative means to help the disadvantaged. Protecting the public’s welfare remains one of the Association’s highest priorities. Visit our website at www.nycbar.org. For the full report from the Task Force on New Lawyers in a Changing Profession, please click here.
CUNY School of Law
Founded in 1983, CUNY School of Law is the premier public interest law school in the country. The school trains lawyers to serve the underprivileged and disempowered and to make a difference in their communities. A greater percentage of graduates from CUNY Law choose careers in public interest and public service than any other law school in the nation. National Jurist ranks CUNY Law first in the nation in placing graduates in public interest law jobs, second in the nation for diversity and sixth in the nation for best public interest law school. U.S. News & World Report ranks CUNY Law third in the nation for clinical training and in the top ten for diversity. Visit us at www.law.cuny.edu.
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