Media Release 2004
AUSTRALIAN FIRST:NEW YORK BAR REVIEW QUALITY PROGRAM SPECIFICALLY DEVELOPED FOR AUSTRALIAN LAWYERS LAW GRADUATES & LAW STUDENTSIn an Australian first: New York Bar Review Pty Ltd has been established as the exclusive provider of the most comprehensive New York Bar Exam preparatory courses available now in capital cities throughout Australia commencing May 1, 2004 – The New York Bar Review Quality Program has been specifically designed for the Australian legal fraternity.The New York Bar Review Quality Program has been designed by Australian and American attorneys practising in high profile New York City law firms and highly respected academics to thoroughly prepare participants with no familiarity of the US legal system for successful completion of the New York Bar Exam.Applicants to the New York Bar Review Quality Program may wish to further their careers by completing the New York Bar Exam, pursuing work opportunities in New York or other jurisdictions, enhance their CV and add value when dealing with American/International clients or Australian clients with US interests.
The New York Bar Exam is considered one of the most difficult legal benchmarks in the world – conducted over two intensive days of examination totaling an examination period of over 12 hours – (with pass ratings declining over the last eight years from 67.45% to 63.49% in 2003) the need for a robust preparatory program such as the New York Bar Review Quality Program has never been greater.
Australian expatriate Lawyer, Director and Founder of New York Bar Review Pty Ltd, Ms Beatrice O’Brien, now practising with the prominent New York City firm Moses and Singer LLP, and member of the Committee for Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York says:
“The New York Bar Review Quality Program is a complete and comprehensive training program that has been specifically developed to prepare Australian legal practitioners, law graduates and law students for what is regarded as one of the world’s most notoriously difficult, yet highly acclaimed and recognised legal benchmarks”
“The New York Bar Exam requires candidates to master thousands of concepts and principles covering many subject matters. These concepts and principles are more effectively learned, retained, understood and recalled using the New York Bar Review Quality Program Teaching Method”
By drawing on highly respected New York academics that are practising attorneys who have been training bar candidates in the US for over thirty years, the New York Bar Review Quality Program offers a great opportunity for long term career advancement, strong academic development and recognition without the associated and costly, time absorbing need to relocate to New York in preparation to sit the Bar Exam.
The New York Bar Review Quality Program offers participants many different ways to access information and to absorb the relevant law. It has been specifically designed to ensure students are equipped with all available information and do not have to undertake their own exhaustive research.
The New York Bar Review Quality Program includes three courses (one compulsory) all delivered on an exclusive basis in Australia with the most extensive Essay, Multistate Performance Test and Multistate Bar Exam intensive workshops available to prepare Australians for the Bar Exam, all of which will be delivered via video lectures including representatives in CBD venues in Australian Capital Cities and the Gold Coast commencing May 1, 2004 followed by additional face to face review sessions in New York.
Comprising 250 hours of lecture time over 48 sessions in Australia, the New York Bar Review Quality Program includes the New York Bar Review Course, the compulsory 42 day lecture component (part-time) with two supporting and highly recommended optional courses: New York Essay & Multistate Performance Test (MPT) and Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) intensive courses.
The New York Bar Review Quality Program has been developed by Australian and American practioners who chose to advance their legal careers by practising in New York.
The New York Bar Review Quality Program aligns itself with some of the United States’ most high profile influential attorneys and judges and is widely supported by New York’s largest law firms who acknowledge graduates of the New York Bar Review Quality Program as having both the competence and confidence to pass the New York Bar Exam and the potential to work in New York.
Seat numbers are limited and applicants are encouraged to apply now for the New York Bar Review Quality Program commencing May 1 (part-time evenings) to avoid disappointment. To apply, visit: nybar.com.au