The New York State Board of Law Examiners ,Corporate Plaza, Building 3 – 254 Washington Avenue Extension Albany, NY 12203-5195

office (518) 453-5990
fax (518) 452-5729
TTY: Call 711 (
Phone Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm Eastern Time

Contact the New York State Board of Law Examiners

Mailing Address
New York State Board of Law Examiners
Corporate Plaza Building 3
254 Washington Avenue Extension
Albany, New York 12203-5195

Phone Numbers
Office: (518) 453-5990
Fax: (518) 452-5729
TTY : Call 711

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Candidates may only contact the Board by calling the Board’s office during its Hours of Operation or by faxing or mailing a letter or Verified Petition to the Board. The Board does NOT maintain an email address to receive emails from candidates.

The Board will not speak with a parent, spouse, friend or law school representative on behalf of any candidate. All phone and written communication should be by the candidate, who must provide his or her BOLE Identification Number for all communications.

No candidate, or a third party on behalf of a candidate, should ever reach out to individual Board members at their private places of business or residences. Rather, all communication with Board members must go through the Board’s administrative office via the contact information above.

2022 Holidays

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