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The Court Officer (Court Officer-Trainee) exam has been scheduled for 2020!
Filing for the exam begins on January 22, 2020.
Click here for the official NYS Unified Court System exam page. 

 Our Court Officer Prep Course is the ONLY course endorsed by the New York State Court Officer Association and Local 1070 DC37!

 Our instructors are ALL present or former court employees in high titles - and with combined court experience of MORE THAN 100 YEARS!

 We prepare you so you can score high and get hired as quickly as possible!

COMPARE OUR TUITION TO THAT OF THE OTHER CLASS:

THEIR TUITION: $429 (deposit $169)         OUR TUITION: $177 (deposit ONLY $47)

THEIR TUITION IS NEARLY TWO AND A HALF TIMES MORE THAN OURS!

“Their “3 session course” is a total of 7.5 hours - same as our 7.5 hours course!”

 Don’t waste time travelling back and forth. Take our efficient course!!

 Included with our course is a free 200 page class manual - prepared by a former Court Officer and best-selling author!

OUR CLASSES ARE CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN BROOKLYN, QUEENS, STATEN ISLAND, AND NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTIES.

 (See below for other information, including pay, hiring requirements and terrific job benefits.)


DON’T MAKE A MISTAKE AND WASTE YOUR MONEY.

REGISTER FOR OUR POPULAR CLASS! SEATING IS LIMITED!


Court Officer Pay and Promotional Opportunities

As of April 2020, pay grade 16 starts at a salary of $51,113 plus location and uniform pay allowance (Total in NYC of about $56,000+) per year. After 2 years the pay is line 19 pay. Top pay as of April 2020 for line 19 is $87,681 plus location pay and uniform allowance (Total of over $ 92,000 per year).  Top pay increases every year, depending on the union contract. (All amounts are estimated and subject to contracts).

Annual leave - or vacation days - total 20 days per year to start. In addition, Court Officers receive a total of about 5 days off to compensate them for time spent getting into uniform prior to their work shift.  Vacation days increase one day per year for the first 7 years. At the end of 7 years, Court Officers earn 27 days annual leave days per year - plus an extra 5 days off, as previously mentioned.

Like all court employees, Court Officers may choose from a variety of medical insurance plans.

Each employee contributes a portion of the insurance premiums by means of a payroll deduction.  Prescriptions are also included. Court Officers upon retirement receive Social Security benefits and a pension from New York State. A salary deduction pays for the state pension.

In NYC, dental insurance and optical benefits for Court Officers are provided by the New York State Court Officers Association.

Many Court Officers promote to other positions within the Court Officer ranks or within the Clerk series of titles. The Court Officer position prepares you for advancement. Therefore, it is not uncommon to find former Court Officers now at the top of court administration positions and earning well over $100,000 per year.

Course Objective

This prep course has been developed over many years and has proven to be highly effective in not only helping to pass the exam, but also in helping to attain high scores.

In New York City and the adjoining counties, many people take the test and because of this, a score in the nineties, or at minimum in the upper eighties, is necessary to be called for pre-hiring screening.  Outside New York City, in upstate counties, the competition is fewer and the score needed to be canvassed is slightly lower.

Because of this, our aim is to provide the greatest number of insights, techniques, and hints for every type of question that is asked. This 200-page class manual has been developed with this aim in mind. The author, Angelo Tropea, is a former Court Officer who had a score of 99 percent on his Court Officer exam (a long time ago). He was successful on every promotional test and retired as the Borough Chief Clerk of the NYC Civil Court - Kings County.

Teachings Methods

 1. As a motivational tool, we discuss the benefits of becoming a Court Officer and promoting through

    the uniformed ranks or through the Court Clerk series of exams.

 2. We provide a general introduction to the exam, including the types of questions asked.

 3. Next, we review several sample questions to illustrate the format of each type of question.

 4. We follow this with practice questions and discuss the answers, with emphasis on the technique

    that should have been used to correctly answer the questions.

 5. During this process, we increase the difficulty of the questions to simulate test-type conditions.

    We discuss the pitfalls for each type of question, and provide valuable hints to help you answer

    correctly and maximize your score.

 6. Finally, we provide additional practice questions and a Full Practice Exam (3.5 hours long) so that

    you may get the "feel" of taking the exam, uninterrupted and in one sitting.



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