NYS Bar Exam February 2018

The New York State Board of Law Examiners
Albany, NY 
February 27-28, 2018

Michelle VennardOn behalf of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, it is my personal pleasure to welcome you to Albany as you prepare to take the NYS Bar Exam. Our entire hospitality community is here to serve you to ensure your success, as your time with us is the next step in your law career. If there's anything we can assist with prior to your arrival, please let us know!

Michele Vennard, President/CEO
Discover Albany
Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau 800-258-3582

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Exam Location

1. Empire State Plaza Convention Hall (Concourse Level)
S Mall Arterial Albany, NY 12242
(518) 474-2418
GPS Coordinates- N 42.650674, W 73.760061 

When typing into Google Maps:  Use "Empire State Plaza" NOT "Empire State Plaza Convention Center                 


*Parking at the ESP 
*Additional Downtown Albany Parking
*Downtown Albany Map/Dining
*ESP Dining Options


In the meantime, please click here.

*Please note: 

Personal Belongings - All coats, jackets, outerwear, bags (including laptop bags), and other prohibited items should be left at home, in your hotel, or in your car.  Board policy provides that any items you bring to the test site must be stored, at your own risk, in a Personal Belongings Room upon arrival. Do not bring luggage with you to the examination site. We will not have space available for luggage in the Personal Belongings Room.  Leave your luggage at your hotel.

Any inquiries regarding the bar exam should be directed to:
The New York State Board of Law Examiners





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Need Help? Send us an email or call and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Thank you.       

 Deborah Goedeke
Convention Services Manager
25 Quackenbush Sq
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 434-1217 x100