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Law Preview Scholarship Program

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The New York City Bar and Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Inc. (PALS) are pleased to announce a joint Law Preview Scholarship Program ( This scholarship program will subsidize the cost for students who will be entering a New York/New Jersey law school to participate in a 6-day Law Preview law school prep course. To be eligible to become a City Bar & PALS Law Preview Scholarship recipient, applicants must (i) a member of a historically underrepresented group in the legal profession; and (ii) be enrolled to begin classes at one of the NYC area law schools in the fall of 2014.

Scholarship recipients will receive more than 45 hours of instruction from top law professors and attorneys who provide comprehensive previews of the following core first-year classes: Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Property, Torts and Legal Research & Writing. Additionally, students will attend workshops on test-taking strategies, case briefing, time-management, outlining, note-taking and studying, as well as programs on legal careers and extracurricular programs, and will receive free academic support resources and study aids throughout law school from Barbri. 

In addition to the Law Preview prep course, scholarship recipients are enrolled in the PALS Program and become law student members of the New York City Bar Association.

In the scholarship program’s first two years, more than 50 students have been provided with scholarships.

We invite you to support the Law Preview Scholarship Program to help prepare diverse New York City law students and help prepare them to become leaders in the profession.


Application Deadline: Thursday, June 5th 

Selected participants will be notified by Friday, June 20th 

Sponsorship Form

2013 Scholarship Sponsors 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
McGuireWoods LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP



For more information, please contact


Clare Plunkett, Administrator
P: (212) 382-6772

Gabrielle Lyse Brown
Director of Diversity and Inclusion 
P: (212) 382-6713 
E: gbrown@nycbar.or

Paula Donaldson
Executive Director, Practicing Attorneys for Law Students, Inc. (PALS)