Press Release tagged with "Touro Law Center"

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New York, N.Y. - Touro Law Center, home of the Superstorm Sandy Disaster Relief Clinic, is warning Sandy victims of impending deadlines for insurance claims. On the heels of these deadlines, Touro Law Center faculty and students are taking new steps to continue helping storm victims navigate the confusing legal bureaucracy. 
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will deliver the commencement address at Touro Law Center’s 32nd Annual Commencement Exercises to be held on May 25, 2014 at 12:00 Noon at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Brookville, NY.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center’s Aging and Longevity Law Institute (ALLI) held a conference on Monday, October 7 that identified a growing capacity crisis amongst our nation’s seniors. The conference “The Capacity Crisis, What Lawyers Need to Know and Do for Their Clients, the Public and Themselves” brought together experts, including members of the academy, bar and bench, and addressed the role of the legal profession to recognize and address America’s capacity crisis. The innovative and unprecedented program began the process of educating the legal community and helped facilitate a national dialogue as to why society, including the legal profession, must address the capacity crisis.
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Central Islip, N.Y. - The North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Foundation and Law & Psychiatry Institute have established a $200,000 endowment to fund a scholarship and summer fellowship program that will focus on educating students at the Touro Law Center on the legal challenges facing veterans. The endowment is named in honor of Sol Wachtler, a life trustee of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, former chief judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, a longtime member of the Touro Law Center’s Board of Governors and a Korean War Army veteran.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that David Greenberger, a recent graduate, is the recipient of the Morris E. Fischer, LLC Scholarship. This prestigious scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who earns the highest mark in the Jewish Law class and/or demonstrates a strong appreciation for the importance and contributions to Jewish Law.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin has named Margarett Williams the new Director of Externship Programs and Employer Relations. Margarett’s new role will be effective as of June 2014 and a search to find an Assistant Dean of Career Services will commence shortly thereafter.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that, in collaboration with Touro College School of Health Sciences and with New York Medical College\'s Center for Long Term Care Research and Policy, Touro Law will host the inaugural session of the conference “Aging in Place: A Stakeholders\' Conference on Care, Healthcare, Finance, and Law” on Friday, June 20, 2014, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a $48,000 grant from the David A. Berg Foundation. The grant will be used to fund twelve David Berg Public Interest Fellows this summer.
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Central Islip, N.Y - Dr. Pan Guang, Vice Chairman and Professor of Shanghai Center for International Studies and a leading authority on the Jews of China, will deliver a lecture at the Touro Law Center entitled, “Jews in Shanghai During the Holocaust” on Monday, February 10 at 12:30 P.M. The lecture is open to the public and free of charge.
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Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law Center is pleased to announce the creation of the International Center for Post-Graduate Development & Justice, to be headed by renowned access to justice leader Fred Rooney. The Center will serve as a national clearinghouse for the incubator and legal residency movement among law schools, as well as host an international conference on post-graduate legal education, provide training sessions for students, professors, bar leaders and members of the judiciary on how to create programs designed to increase access to justice, and offer consulting services to those interested in post-graduate legal education. In his new role, Mr. Rooney will also oversee the launch of Touro Law’s incubator, providing affordable office space as well as support and supervision for recent graduates interested in entering solo practice.