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Unfortunately not. There's no grandfather clause. Out of state DUI convictions always count as priors.
Even worse, there's now a 25 year lookback period in New York State which has some of the toughest DWI laws in the country. Your out-of-state DUIS remain on your record and follow you around everywhere on the national driver database.
You're in serious legal difficulty with this case. You will need to retain an experienced lawyer.