Press Release tagged with "Law Center"

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Central Islip, N.Y.–The Law Center’s 2016 Commencement speaker is Mark C. Zauderer, a high-profile litigator and name partner at the Manhattan boutique firm Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP. Additionally, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will receive the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa at this year’s commencement ceremony. Touro Law Center’s 2016 Commencement is Sunday, May 29 at noon, at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Greenvale, Long Island, NY.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center students Ingrid Tatiana Medina and Alexis Bullard have been selected as 2015 New York City Bar Association Diversity Fellows. Ms. Medina will be working with New York Life Insurance Company and Ms. Bullard will be working with Bank of New York Mellon. 
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Central Islip, NY –Touro Law Center is pleased to announce two newly created $25,000 scholarships for Touro Law students: the Tsunis Family Scholarship which will support students interested in land use and/or real estate law and the Joseph M. Marger ’89 Scholarship which will support students interested in corporate or business law. These endowed scholarships add to more than $1M in new student scholarships raised over the past year, including four in the past six weeks. 
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that third-year student Monsurat Abedbanjo has been named a 2015 Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship Recipient by the Association of Black Women Attorneys. Monsurat is one of only two law students to receive this honor.
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Central Islip, NY –Several Touro Law faculty members have been named to key leadership roles in the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), a nonprofit whose mission is to uphold and advance excellence in legal education. Dean Patricia Salkin stated, “Touro Law faculty are active and engaged leaders in legal education reform and best practices. I am proud of their continued contributions to the legal profession and to legal education.”
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that second-year, full-time student Vanessa Cavallaro has been awarded the New York Bar Foundation’s 2014 Honorable Joel K. Asarch Elder Law and Special Needs Section Scholarship.
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Central Islip, NY –Joan Foley, Touro Law Center’s Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law & Policy, has been elected as the Vice-President of the Federal Bar Association – Eastern District of New York Chapter Board by the membership. Additionally, third year student Julia Castore has been named the law student honorary member to the Board. 
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Central Islip, NY – The Touro College & University System today announced that Harry Ballan will join Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center as its new Dean. Ballan previously served as a partner and senior counsel for the New York office of the international law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Ballan received a bachelor of arts, master of arts, and a Ph.D. in history and theory of music—all from Yale University. Ballan attended Columbia Law School and was awarded his J.D. in 1992.
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center is pleased to announce that three graduates have been selected as prestigious New York State Excelsior Fellows. Mickelle Damasia ’16 will be working at the New York State Department of Finance, Joseph Castrianni ’16 will be placed at the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation in Albany, NY and Jolevette Mitchell ’16 will be placed at the New York State Division for Human Rights.
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce several new scholarships for students totaling $55K. Touro Law adjunct professors Ilene Sherwyn Cooper and her husband Mitchell J. Cooper have created the Dr. and Mrs. Albert Sherwyn and Joseph Cooper Scholarship Fund. This endowed scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student with a grade point average of at least 3.5. Additional money has been awarded to Touro Law for scholarships through the Milton Handler Foundation and three smaller foundations. These recent scholarship donations bring the total scholarship monies raised in the past two years to $1.6M.