Notary Public

Enroll Now! Next class commences Saturday, June 7!

Become a Notary Public! 

Prepare for the NYS Notary Public Examination.  This course provides a comprehensive review of the notary public office, including the extent of authority the position holds, as well as its duties and responsibilities.  Case studies are used to illustrate situations that the officer is likely to encounter such as avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics, charging proper fees, handling of special situations, minimizing legal liability and much more. 

Notary public; notary public exam; notarial; sealTopics include:

  • Administering oaths and affirmations 
  • Taking affidavits and depositions    
  • Receiving and certifying acknowledgements or proof of such written instruments as deeds, mortgages and powers of attorney.

Please read Frequently Asked Questions prior to registering.

Please note that this designed as a review course to sit for the NYS Notary Exam.  Information on how to register for the State Exam will be distributed in class.

Meet the Instructors

Professor Paul C. Bierman, Esq. has been lawyer since 1983.  He has been engaged in the private practice of law and served as an Administrative Law Judge. He is currently employed by the New York State Office of Court Administration.  Professor Bierman has taught the property management, real estate and notary public courses at Pace University since 2003 and has published articles on contracts and real estate.  Mr. Bierman is currently working on a guide to New York Landlord Tenant Law.

Professor Bieman is a graduate of Stony Brook University and Brooklyn Law School.  He is a member of the New York and Florida Bars and is admitted to the U.S. District Courts and the United States Supreme Court.

Professor Michael J. Pocchia, Esq. is a professor of legal studies at Pace University. He is a practicing attorney with over 19 years of legal experience and has been teaching notary public law classes for over 10 years to legal assistant students, practicing paralegals and members of the community throughout New York State.


Spring 2014 Course Schedule

Pace University Midtown Center
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th
New York, NY

June 7, 2014                        

Tuition: $115
Course# 90021
Instructor: Bierman



Notary Public Self Study Course

Give yourself the freedom to decide when, where, and how to study with the new Notary Public Self Study Course.  This self study course is ideal for individuals who cannot commit to an in-class schedule.  Once enrolled, you will receive via email a copy of the self study course with a practice exam.  An instructor will be available through email for all content related questions.

Tuition: $115
Course# 90119



Questions?  Please contact us at (914) 773-3714 or