Obtain a PALS Mentor: Second Enrollment Period is NOW Open!


The second enrollment period for the PALS Mentoring Program is now OPEN and will close on Sunday, March 6, 2016.


1. Students must currently attend one of the thirteen New York City metropolitan area law schools, that PALS serves:

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Columbia University School of Law
  • CUNY School of Law
  • Fordham University School of Law
  • Hofstra University School of Law
  • New York Law School
  • New York University School of Law
  • Pace University School of Law
  • Rutgers University School of Law (Newark)
  • Seton Hall University School of Law
  • St. John’s University School of Law and 
  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

2. Students must be a 1L or 2L Law Student of Color:

  • However, we would like to continue to encourage 3rd year law students to attend PALS panels, workshops and networking receptions to also meet attorneys and develop mentoring relationships.

3. Students must submit a brief essay of 250-500 words addressing the following topic:

  • As a law student of color what do you hope to gain by participating in the PALS Mentoring Program and the PALS Community? Please explain why it is important for you to pay this forward when you become a practicing attorney.

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Only students meeting all of the above requirements will be matched with a mentor. 


Completed mentee applications will be matched with mentors in the order in which they are received after the conclusion of the open enrollment period.

Students matched through the program will be required to review the PALS Mentoring Manual and sign a participation agreement with their mentor.

If you have any questions or concerns about the PALS Mentoring Program, please contact PALS at [email protected].